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Wrist Curl vs Barbell Curl

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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 23 641 ↓618 ↓96%
Total lifts entered 4,873 690,826 ↓685,953 ↓99.3%

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 125 lb 103.7 lb ↑21.3 lb ↑21%
Elite lift 354.2 lb 201.6 lb ↑152.6 lb ↑76%
Average bodyweight 169 lb 172.1 lb ↓3.1 lb ↓2%
Lifts analysed 1,528 235,835 ↓234,307 ↓99.4%

Female comparison

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

The bodyweight of women 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 29.4 lb 53.7 lb ↓24.3 lb ↓45%
Elite lift 69.4 lb 118 lb ↓48.6 lb ↓41%
Average bodyweight 141.7 lb 142.4 lb ↓0.7 lb ↓0%
Lifts analysed 0 26,127 ↓26,127 ↓100%

More comparisons

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See also

Barbell Curl vs Wrist Curl Wrist Curl Standards Barbell Curl Standards