Strict Curl vs Paused Bench Press

Overall Comparison

The daily number of strict curl lifts entered on Strength Level is less than the daily number of paused bench press lifts.

Metric Strict Curl Paused Bench Press Difference Percent
Daily count 25 42 ↓17 ↓40%
Total lifts entered 37,706 39,557 ↓1,851 ↓5%

Male Comparison

The average strict curl entered by men on Strength Level is less heavy than the average paused bench press.

The bodyweight of men entering strict curl lifts on Strength Level is on average heavier than those entering paused bench press lifts.

Metric Strict Curl Paused Bench Press Difference Percent
Average lift 110.8 lb 236.1 lb ↓125.3 lb ↓53%
Elite lift 190.7 lb 366.8 lb ↓176.1 lb ↓48%
Average bodyweight 176.5 lb 175.5 lb ↑1 lb ↑1%
Lifts analysed 3,765 3,707 ↑58 ↑2%

Female Comparison

The average strict curl entered by women on Strength Level is less heavy than the average paused bench press.

The bodyweight of women entering strict curl lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering paused bench press lifts.

Metric Strict Curl Paused Bench Press Difference Percent
Average lift 53.7 lb 103.4 lb ↓49.7 lb ↓48%
Elite lift 118.2 lb 210.8 lb ↓92.6 lb ↓44%
Average bodyweight 142.5 lb 146.8 lb ↓4.3 lb ↓3%
Lifts analysed 0 0 ↑0 ↑-