Zercher Squat vs Close Grip Bench Press

Overall comparison

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

Metric Zercher Squat Close Grip Bench Press Difference Percent
Daily count 43 80 ↓37 ↓46%
Total lifts entered 41,278 85,277 ↓43,999 ↓52%

Male comparison

The average zercher squat entered by men on Strength Level is heavier than the average close grip bench press.

The bodyweight of men entering zercher squat lifts on Strength Level is on average heavier than those entering close grip bench press lifts.

Metric Zercher Squat Close Grip Bench Press Difference Percent
Average lift 251 lb 206 lb ↑45 lb ↑22%
Elite lift 453.6 lb 341.2 lb ↑112.4 lb ↑33%
Average bodyweight 181.8 lb 180.4 lb ↑1.4 lb ↑1%
Lifts analysed 5,027 20,692 ↓15,665 ↓76%

Female comparison

The average zercher squat entered by women on Strength Level is heavier than the average close grip bench press.

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

Metric Zercher Squat Close Grip Bench Press Difference Percent
Average lift 136.8 lb 106 lb ↑30.8 lb ↑29%
Elite lift 266.4 lb 194.1 lb ↑72.3 lb ↑37%
Average bodyweight 146.7 lb 146.2 lb ↑0.5 lb ↑0%
Lifts analysed 469 1,256 ↓787 ↓63%