Wide Grip Bench Press vs Reverse Grip Bench Press

Overall comparison

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

Metric Wide Grip Bench Press Reverse Grip Bench Press Difference Percent
Daily count 7 4 ↑3 ↑75%
Total lifts entered 7 29,703 ↓29,696 ↓99.98%

Male comparison

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

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

Metric Wide Grip Bench Press Reverse Grip Bench Press Difference Percent
Average lift 216.2 lb 217.7 lb ↓1.5 lb ↓1%
Elite lift 375.2 lb 431.2 lb ↓56 lb ↓13%
Average bodyweight 172.5 lb 180.7 lb ↓8.2 lb ↓5%
Lifts analysed 162 1,591 ↓1,429 ↓90%

Female comparison

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

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

Metric Wide Grip Bench Press Reverse Grip Bench Press Difference Percent
Average lift 114.8 lb 84.9 lb ↑29.8 lb ↑35%
Elite lift 231.9 lb 171.8 lb ↑60.2 lb ↑35%
Average bodyweight 147 lb 145.7 lb ↑1.3 lb ↑1%
Lifts analysed 0 0 ↑0 ↑-