Wrist Curl vs Close Grip Bench Press

Overall comparison

The daily number of wrist curl lifts entered on Strength Level is less than the daily number of close grip bench press lifts.

Metric Wrist Curl Close Grip Bench Press Difference Percent
Daily count 22 80 ↓58 ↓73%
Total lifts entered 37,940 85,277 ↓47,337 ↓56%

Male comparison

The average wrist curl entered by men on Strength Level is less heavy than the average close grip bench press.

The bodyweight of men entering wrist curl lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering close grip bench press lifts.

Metric Wrist Curl Close Grip Bench Press Difference Percent
Average lift 126.2 lb 206 lb ↓79.8 lb ↓39%
Elite lift 362.4 lb 341.2 lb ↑21.2 lb ↑6%
Average bodyweight 170.9 lb 180.4 lb ↓9.5 lb ↓5%
Lifts analysed 4,837 20,692 ↓15,855 ↓77%

Female comparison

The average wrist curl entered by women on Strength Level is less heavy than the average close grip bench press.

The bodyweight of women entering wrist curl lifts on Strength Level is on average heavier than those entering close grip bench press lifts.

Metric Wrist Curl Close Grip Bench Press Difference Percent
Average lift 79.5 lb 106 lb ↓26.5 lb ↓25%
Elite lift 294.1 lb 194.1 lb ↑100 lb ↑52%
Average bodyweight 146.7 lb 146.2 lb ↑0.5 lb ↑0%
Lifts analysed 296 1,256 ↓960 ↓76%