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Deadlift vs Seated Shoulder Press

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Overall comparison

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

Metric Deadlift Seated Shoulder Press Difference Percent
Daily count 7,832 51 ↑7,781 ↑15257%
Total lifts entered 7,006,852 35,502 ↑6,971,350 ↑19636%

Male comparison

The average deadlift entered by men on Strength Level is heavier than the average seated shoulder press.

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

Metric Deadlift Seated Shoulder Press Difference Percent
Average lift 335.5 lb 159.7 lb ↑175.8 lb ↑110%
Elite lift 551.2 lb 303.1 lb ↑248.1 lb ↑82%
Average bodyweight 177.7 lb 182 lb ↓4.3 lb ↓2%
Lifts analysed 1,609,360 3,943 ↑1,605,417 ↑40716%

Female comparison

The average deadlift entered by women on Strength Level is heavier than the average seated shoulder press.

The bodyweight of women entering deadlift lifts on Strength Level is on average heavier than those entering seated shoulder press lifts.

Metric Deadlift Seated Shoulder Press Difference Percent
Average lift 192.2 lb 67.1 lb ↑125.1 lb ↑186%
Elite lift 344.7 lb 151.7 lb ↑193.1 lb ↑127%
Average bodyweight 144.4 lb 143.7 lb ↑0.6 lb ↑0%
Lifts analysed 363,539 316 ↑363,223 ↑114944%

More comparisons

Compare deadlift versus one of the following exercises:

Bench Press Squat Shoulder Press Military Press Incline Bench Press Barbell Curl Bent Over Row Front Squat Hex Bar Deadlift Sumo Deadlift Hip Thrust Romanian Deadlift EZ Bar Curl Close Grip Bench Press Box Squat Rack Pull Decline Bench Press Pendlay Row Lying Tricep Extension Barbell Shrug Floor Press Seated Shoulder Press Preacher Curl T-Bar Row Barbell Lunge Bulgarian Split Squat Upright Row Good Morning Tricep Extension Zercher Squat Stiff Legged Deadlift Wrist Curl Reverse Barbell Curl Reverse Grip Bench Press Split Squat Landmine Squat Reverse Wrist Curl

See also

Seated Shoulder Press vs Deadlift Deadlift Standards Seated Shoulder Press Standards