Tricep Extension vs Barbell Curl

Overall comparison

The daily number of tricep extension lifts entered on Strength Level is less than the daily number of barbell curl lifts.

Metric Tricep Extension Barbell Curl Difference Percent
Daily count 15 523 ↓508 ↓97%
Total lifts entered 73,719 916,536 ↓842,817 ↓92%

Male comparison

The average tricep extension entered by men on Strength Level is heavier than the average barbell curl.

The bodyweight of men entering tricep extension lifts on Strength Level is on average heavier than those entering barbell curl lifts.

Metric Tricep Extension Barbell Curl Difference Percent
Average lift 112.8 lb 101.7 lb ↑11 lb ↑11%
Elite lift 253.3 lb 197.3 lb ↑56 lb ↑28%
Average bodyweight 174 lb 172.1 lb ↑1.9 lb ↑1%
Lifts analysed 23,525 249,915 ↓226,390 ↓91%

Female comparison

The average tricep extension entered by women on Strength Level is less heavy than the average barbell curl.

The bodyweight of women entering tricep extension lifts on Strength Level is on average heavier than those entering barbell curl lifts.

Metric Tricep Extension Barbell Curl Difference Percent
Average lift 50.7 lb 53.7 lb ↓3 lb ↓6%
Elite lift 125.7 lb 118.2 lb ↑7.5 lb ↑6%
Average bodyweight 142.5 lb 142.5 lb ↑0 lb ↑0%
Lifts analysed 2,533 27,250 ↓24,717 ↓91%