Close Grip Dumbbell Bench Press vs Seated Dumbbell Shoulder Press

Overall comparison

The daily number of close grip dumbbell bench press lifts entered on Strength Level is greater than the daily number of seated dumbbell shoulder press lifts.

Metric Close Grip Dumbbell Bench Press Seated Dumbbell Shoulder Press Difference Percent
Daily count 4 0 ↑4 ↑-
Total lifts entered 4 0 ↑4 ↑-

Male comparison

The average close grip dumbbell bench press entered by men on Strength Level is heavier than the average seated dumbbell shoulder press.

The bodyweight of men entering close grip dumbbell bench press lifts on Strength Level is on average heavier than those entering seated dumbbell shoulder press lifts.

Metric Close Grip Dumbbell Bench Press Seated Dumbbell Shoulder Press Difference Percent
Average lift 81.5 lb 68.9 lb ↑12.6 lb ↑18%
Elite lift 171.4 lb 133.4 lb ↑38 lb ↑28%
Average bodyweight 172.7 lb 171.1 lb ↑1.7 lb ↑1%
Lifts analysed 151 247 ↓96 ↓39%

Female comparison

The average close grip dumbbell bench press entered by women on Strength Level is heavier than the average seated dumbbell shoulder press.

The bodyweight of women entering close grip dumbbell bench press lifts on Strength Level is on average heavier than those entering seated dumbbell shoulder press lifts.

Metric Close Grip Dumbbell Bench Press Seated Dumbbell Shoulder Press Difference Percent
Average lift 35.4 lb 31.3 lb ↑4.2 lb ↑13%
Elite lift 79.7 lb 65.6 lb ↑14.1 lb ↑22%
Average bodyweight 142.9 lb 141.4 lb ↑1.6 lb ↑1%
Lifts analysed 0 0 ↑0 ↑-