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Arnold Press vs Dumbbell Shoulder Press

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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 shoulder press lifts.

Metric Arnold Press Dumbbell Shoulder Press Difference Percent
Daily count 43 388 ↓345 ↓89%
Total lifts entered 47,260 476,360 ↓429,100 ↓90%

Male comparison

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

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

Metric Arnold Press Dumbbell Shoulder Press Difference Percent
Average lift 55 lb 68.4 lb ↓13.4 lb ↓20%
Elite lift 111.3 lb 127.4 lb ↓16.1 lb ↓13%
Average bodyweight 171 lb 172 lb ↓1 lb ↓1%
Lifts analysed 8,359 120,566 ↓112,207 ↓93%

Female comparison

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

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

Metric Arnold Press Dumbbell Shoulder Press Difference Percent
Average lift 27.7 lb 33.4 lb ↓5.6 lb ↓17%
Elite lift 51.2 lb 65.3 lb ↓14 lb ↓22%
Average bodyweight 138.8 lb 140.9 lb ↓2.1 lb ↓1%
Lifts analysed 1,346 16,309 ↓14,963 ↓92%

More comparisons

Compare arnold press versus one of the following exercises:

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

See also

Dumbbell Shoulder Press vs Arnold Press Arnold Press Standards Dumbbell Shoulder Press Standards