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Arnold Press vs Dumbbell Curl

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Overall comparison

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

Metric Arnold Press Dumbbell Curl Difference Percent
Daily count 59 716 ↓657 ↓92%
Total lifts entered 5,452 460,462 ↓455,010 ↓99%

Male comparison

The average arnold press entered by men on Strength Level is heavier than the average dumbbell curl.

The bodyweight of men entering arnold press lifts on Strength Level is on average heavier than those entering dumbbell curl lifts.

Metric Arnold Press Dumbbell Curl Difference Percent
Average lift 57.3 lb 53 lb ↑4.3 lb ↑8%
Elite lift 112.8 lb 117.6 lb ↓4.9 lb ↓4%
Average bodyweight 171.5 lb 168.6 lb ↑2.9 lb ↑2%
Lifts analysed 2,480 142,620 ↓140,140 ↓98%

Female comparison

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

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

Metric Arnold Press Dumbbell Curl Difference Percent
Average lift 29 lb 30.1 lb ↓1.1 lb ↓4%
Elite lift 56.1 lb 66.9 lb ↓10.9 lb ↓16%
Average bodyweight 139.7 lb 141.6 lb ↓1.9 lb ↓1%
Lifts analysed 400 19,356 ↓18,956 ↓98%

More comparisons

Compare arnold press versus one of the following exercises:

Dumbbell Bench Press Dumbbell Curl Dumbbell Shoulder Press Incline Dumbbell Bench Press Dumbbell Row Dumbbell Lateral Raise Goblet Squat Dumbbell Hammer Curl Dumbbell Lunge Dumbbell Bulgarian Split Squat Dumbbell Fly Dumbbell Shrug Dumbbell Concentration Curl Dumbbell Tricep Extension Lying Dumbbell Tricep Extension Dumbbell Pullover Incline Dumbbell Curl Incline Dumbbell Fly Dumbbell Front Raise Dumbbell Reverse Fly Decline Dumbbell Bench Press

See also

Dumbbell Curl vs Arnold Press Arnold Press Standards Dumbbell Curl Standards