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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 3,786 45 ↑3,741 ↑8313%
Total lifts entered 7,719,563 44,875 ↑7,674,688 ↑17102%

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 334.3 lb 155.8 lb ↑178.4 lb ↑115%
Elite lift 552.1 lb 293.8 lb ↑258.3 lb ↑88%
Average bodyweight 177.5 lb 181.9 lb ↓4.4 lb ↓2%
Lifts analysed 1,647,946 6,371 ↑1,641,575 ↑25766%

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 193.8 lb 67.9 lb ↑125.8 lb ↑185%
Elite lift 347.2 lb 149.8 lb ↑197.3 lb ↑132%
Average bodyweight 144.3 lb 143.3 lb ↑1 lb ↑1%
Lifts analysed 354,394 454 ↑353,940 ↑77960%

More comparisons

Compare deadlift versus one of the following exercises:

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

See also

Seated Shoulder Press vs Deadlift Deadlift Standards Seated Shoulder Press Standards