Dumbbell Curl vs Dumbbell Shoulder Press

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Overall comparison

The daily number of dumbbell curl lifts entered on Strength Level is greater than the daily number of dumbbell shoulder press lifts.

Metric Dumbbell Curl Dumbbell Shoulder Press Difference Percent
Daily count 427 220 ↑207 ↑94%
Total lifts entered 111,024 66,086 ↑44,938 ↑68%

Male comparison

The average dumbbell curl entered by men on Strength Level is less heavy than the average dumbbell shoulder press.

The bodyweight of men entering dumbbell curl lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering dumbbell shoulder press lifts.

Metric Dumbbell Curl Dumbbell Shoulder Press Difference Percent
Average lift 55.9 lb 74.1 lb ↓18.2 lb ↓25%
Elite lift 118.9 lb 138.6 lb ↓19.7 lb ↓14%
Average bodyweight 169.1 lb 172.6 lb ↓3.5 lb ↓2%
Lifts analysed 24,099 16,405 ↑7,694 ↑47%

Female comparison

The average dumbbell curl entered by women on Strength Level is less heavy than the average dumbbell shoulder press.

The bodyweight of women entering dumbbell curl lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering dumbbell shoulder press lifts.

Metric Dumbbell Curl Dumbbell Shoulder Press Difference Percent
Average lift 30.7 lb 34.4 lb ↓3.7 lb ↓11%
Elite lift 68.7 lb 66.9 lb ↑1.8 lb ↑3%
Average bodyweight 140.1 lb 140.8 lb ↓0.6 lb ↓0%
Lifts analysed 3,051 2,158 ↑893 ↑41%

More comparisons

Compare dumbbell curl versus one of the following exercises:

Dumbbell Bench Press Dumbbell Shoulder Press Dumbbell Lateral Raise Dumbbell Row Dumbbell Front Raise Dumbbell Shrug Dumbbell Lunge Dumbbell Concentration Curl Incline Dumbbell Press Incline Dumbbell Fly Lying Dumbbell Tricep Extension Dumbbell Tricep Extension Dumbbell Fly

See also

Dumbbell Shoulder Press vs Dumbbell Curl Dumbbell Curl Standards Dumbbell Shoulder Press Standards