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 34 695 ↓661 ↓95%
Total lifts entered 123,196 1,502,914 ↓1,379,718 ↓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 49.5 kg 46.9 kg ↑2.6 kg ↑6%
Elite lift 111.2 kg 91 kg ↑20.3 kg ↑22%
Average bodyweight 78.7 kg 78 kg ↑0.7 kg ↑1%
Lifts analysed 28,551 295,837 ↓267,286 ↓90%

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 22.7 kg 24.7 kg ↓2 kg ↓8%
Elite lift 55.6 kg 54.7 kg ↑0.9 kg ↑2%
Average bodyweight 64.8 kg 64.7 kg ↑0.1 kg ↑0%
Lifts analysed 3,132 31,525 ↓28,393 ↓90%