Upright Row vs Close Grip Bench Press

Overall comparison

The daily number of upright row lifts entered on Strength Level is less than the daily number of close grip bench press lifts.

Metric Upright Row Close Grip Bench Press Difference Percent
Daily count 28 80 ↓52 ↓65%
Total lifts entered 72,743 85,277 ↓12,534 ↓15%

Male comparison

The average upright row entered by men on Strength Level is less heavy than the average close grip bench press.

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

Metric Upright Row Close Grip Bench Press Difference Percent
Average lift 145.2 lb 206 lb ↓60.8 lb ↓29%
Elite lift 291.6 lb 341.2 lb ↓49.6 lb ↓15%
Average bodyweight 176.7 lb 180.4 lb ↓3.7 lb ↓2%
Lifts analysed 18,273 20,692 ↓2,419 ↓12%

Female comparison

The average upright row entered by women on Strength Level is less heavy than the average close grip bench press.

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

Metric Upright Row Close Grip Bench Press Difference Percent
Average lift 75 lb 106 lb ↓31 lb ↓29%
Elite lift 151 lb 194.1 lb ↓43 lb ↓22%
Average bodyweight 142.5 lb 146.2 lb ↓3.6 lb ↓2%
Lifts analysed 3,375 1,256 ↑2,119 ↑169%