Wrist Curl vs Barbell Curl

Overall comparison

The daily number of wrist curl lifts entered on Strength Level is less than the daily number of barbell curl lifts.

Metric Wrist Curl Barbell Curl Difference Percent
Daily count 22 523 ↓501 ↓96%
Total lifts entered 37,940 916,536 ↓878,596 ↓96%

Male comparison

The average wrist curl entered by men on Strength Level is heavier than the average barbell curl.

The bodyweight of men entering wrist curl lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering barbell curl lifts.

Metric Wrist Curl Barbell Curl Difference Percent
Average lift 126.2 lb 101.7 lb ↑24.4 lb ↑24%
Elite lift 362.4 lb 197.3 lb ↑165.1 lb ↑84%
Average bodyweight 170.9 lb 172.1 lb ↓1.1 lb ↓1%
Lifts analysed 4,837 249,915 ↓245,078 ↓98%

Female comparison

The average wrist curl entered by women on Strength Level is heavier than the average barbell curl.

The bodyweight of women entering wrist curl lifts on Strength Level is on average heavier than those entering barbell curl lifts.

Metric Wrist Curl Barbell Curl Difference Percent
Average lift 79.5 lb 53.7 lb ↑25.8 lb ↑48%
Elite lift 294.1 lb 118.2 lb ↑175.9 lb ↑149%
Average bodyweight 146.7 lb 142.5 lb ↑4.2 lb ↑3%
Lifts analysed 296 27,250 ↓26,954 ↓99%