Squat vs Close Grip Bench Press

Overall comparison

The daily number of squat lifts entered on Strength Level is greater than the daily number of close grip bench press lifts.

Metric Squat Close Grip Bench Press Difference Percent
Daily count 6,456 80 ↑6,376 ↑7970%
Total lifts entered 7,651,637 85,277 ↑7,566,360 ↑8873%

Male comparison

The average squat entered by men on Strength Level is heavier than the average close grip bench press.

The bodyweight of men entering squat lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering close grip bench press lifts.

Metric Squat Close Grip Bench Press Difference Percent
Average lift 284.3 lb 206 lb ↑78.3 lb ↑38%
Elite lift 481.1 lb 341.2 lb ↑139.9 lb ↑41%
Average bodyweight 176.7 lb 180.4 lb ↓3.7 lb ↓2%
Lifts analysed 1,704,549 20,692 ↑1,683,857 ↑8138%

Female comparison

The average squat entered by women on Strength Level is heavier than the average close grip bench press.

The bodyweight of women entering squat lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering close grip bench press lifts.

Metric Squat Close Grip Bench Press Difference Percent
Average lift 161.4 lb 106 lb ↑55.4 lb ↑52%
Elite lift 299.5 lb 194.1 lb ↑105.4 lb ↑54%
Average bodyweight 141.7 lb 146.2 lb ↓4.4 lb ↓3%
Lifts analysed 363,018 1,256 ↑361,762 ↑28803%