Viking Press vs Wide Grip Bench Press

Overall Comparison

The daily number of viking press lifts entered on Strength Level is less than the daily number of wide grip bench press lifts.

Metric Viking Press Wide Grip Bench Press Difference Percent
Daily count 2 3 ↓1 ↓33%
Total lifts entered 18,967 20,943 ↓1,976 ↓9%

Male Comparison

The average viking press entered by men on Strength Level is heavier than the average wide grip bench press.

The bodyweight of men entering viking press lifts on Strength Level is on average heavier than those entering wide grip bench press lifts.

Metric Viking Press Wide Grip Bench Press Difference Percent
Average lift 240 lb 211 lb ↑29 lb ↑14%
Elite lift 506.5 lb 363.5 lb ↑143 lb ↑39%
Average bodyweight 206.6 lb 173.3 lb ↑33.3 lb ↑19%
Lifts analysed 414 698 ↓284 ↓41%

Female Comparison

The average viking press entered by women on Strength Level is less heavy than the average wide grip bench press.

The bodyweight of women entering viking press lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering wide grip bench press lifts.

Metric Viking Press Wide Grip Bench Press Difference Percent
Average lift 74.4 lb 114.8 lb ↓40.3 lb ↓35%
Elite lift 145.2 lb 231.9 lb ↓86.7 lb ↓37%
Average bodyweight 143.5 lb 147 lb ↓3.5 lb ↓2%
Lifts analysed 0 0 ↑0 ↑-