Wide Grip Bench Press vs Paused Bench Press

Overall comparison

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

Metric Wide Grip Bench Press Paused Bench Press Difference Percent
Daily count 7 32 ↓25 ↓78%
Total lifts entered 7 32 ↓25 ↓78%

Male comparison

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

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

Metric Wide Grip Bench Press Paused Bench Press Difference Percent
Average lift 216.2 lb 237.5 lb ↓21.3 lb ↓9%
Elite lift 375.2 lb 372.8 lb ↑2.4 lb ↑1%
Average bodyweight 172.5 lb 181 lb ↓8.5 lb ↓5%
Lifts analysed 162 579 ↓417 ↓72%

Female comparison

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

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

Metric Wide Grip Bench Press Paused Bench Press Difference Percent
Average lift 114.8 lb 103.4 lb ↑11.3 lb ↑11%
Elite lift 231.9 lb 210.8 lb ↑21.2 lb ↑10%
Average bodyweight 147 lb 146.8 lb ↑0.2 lb ↑0%
Lifts analysed 0 0 ↑0 ↑-