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Wrist Curl vs Reverse 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 reverse barbell curl lifts.

Metric Wrist Curl Reverse Barbell Curl Difference Percent
Daily count 29 32 ↓3 ↓9%
Total lifts entered 10,983 1,954 ↑9,029 ↑462%

Male comparison

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

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

Metric Wrist Curl Reverse Barbell Curl Difference Percent
Average lift 125.6 lb 101.2 lb ↑24.4 lb ↑24%
Elite lift 354.8 lb 224.2 lb ↑130.6 lb ↑58%
Average bodyweight 169.8 lb 173.8 lb ↓4 lb ↓2%
Lifts analysed 4,378 816 ↑3,562 ↑437%

Female comparison

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

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

Metric Wrist Curl Reverse Barbell Curl Difference Percent
Average lift 76.8 lb 59.9 lb ↑16.8 lb ↑28%
Elite lift 312.1 lb 198 lb ↑114.1 lb ↑58%
Average bodyweight 147.8 lb 142.9 lb ↑4.9 lb ↑3%
Lifts analysed 208 0 ↑208 ↑-

More comparisons

Compare wrist curl versus one of the following exercises:

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

See also

Reverse Barbell Curl vs Wrist Curl Wrist Curl Standards Reverse Barbell Curl Standards