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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 21 146 ↓125 ↓86%
Total lifts entered 9,923 40,432 ↓30,509 ↓75%

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 206.1 lb ↓80.6 lb ↓39%
Elite lift 356.5 lb 343.6 lb ↑12.9 lb ↑4%
Average bodyweight 169.6 lb 180.2 lb ↓10.6 lb ↓6%
Lifts analysed 3,949 17,171 ↓13,222 ↓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 75.3 lb 104.9 lb ↓29.5 lb ↓28%
Elite lift 325.7 lb 197.5 lb ↑128.2 lb ↑65%
Average bodyweight 147.3 lb 146.6 lb ↑0.7 lb ↑0%
Lifts analysed 177 999 ↓822 ↓82%

More comparisons

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Bench Press Squat Deadlift Shoulder Press Front Squat Military Press Barbell Curl Incline Bench Press Hex Bar Deadlift Bent Over Row Sumo Deadlift Romanian Deadlift Hip Thrust EZ Bar Curl Close Grip Bench Press Rack Pull Barbell Shrug Preacher Curl Decline Bench Press Barbell Lunge Stiff Legged Deadlift T-Bar Row Seated Shoulder Press Pendlay Row Floor Press Box Squat Lying Tricep Extension Tricep Extension Upright Row Zercher Squat Bulgarian Split Squat Reverse Barbell Curl Good Morning Landmine Squat Split Squat Reverse Grip Bench Press Reverse Wrist Curl

See also

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