Upright Row vs Paused Bench Press

Overall comparison

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

Metric Upright Row Paused Bench Press Difference Percent
Daily count 28 32 ↓4 ↓13%
Total lifts entered 72,743 32 ↑72,711 ↑227222%

Male comparison

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

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

Metric Upright Row Paused Bench Press Difference Percent
Average lift 145.2 lb 237.8 lb ↓92.6 lb ↓39%
Elite lift 291.6 lb 373.6 lb ↓81.9 lb ↓22%
Average bodyweight 176.7 lb 181.3 lb ↓4.6 lb ↓3%
Lifts analysed 18,273 538 ↑17,735 ↑3296%

Female comparison

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

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

Metric Upright Row Paused Bench Press Difference Percent
Average lift 75 lb 103.4 lb ↓28.4 lb ↓27%
Elite lift 151 lb 210.8 lb ↓59.7 lb ↓28%
Average bodyweight 142.5 lb 146.8 lb ↓4.2 lb ↓3%
Lifts analysed 3,375 0 ↑3,375 ↑-