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Wrist Curl vs Close Grip Bench Press

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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 27 104 ↓77 ↓74%
Total lifts entered 8,403 32,790 ↓24,387 ↓74%

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 125.5 lb 205.6 lb ↓80.2 lb ↓39%
Elite lift 354.9 lb 344 lb ↑10.9 lb ↑3%
Average bodyweight 169.3 lb 180.2 lb ↓11 lb ↓6%
Lifts analysed 3,216 13,908 ↓10,692 ↓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 less heavy than those entering close grip bench press lifts.

Metric Wrist Curl Close Grip Bench Press Difference Percent
Average lift 66.5 lb 103.6 lb ↓37.1 lb ↓36%
Elite lift 297.3 lb 195.9 lb ↑101.4 lb ↑52%
Average bodyweight 143.1 lb 146.3 lb ↓3.3 lb ↓2%
Lifts analysed 128 819 ↓691 ↓84%

More comparisons

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See also

Close Grip Bench Press vs Wrist Curl Wrist Curl Standards Close Grip Bench Press Standards