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Deadlift vs 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 shoulder press lifts.

Metric Deadlift Shoulder Press Difference Percent
Daily count 7,286 1,282 ↑6,004 ↑468%
Total lifts entered 7,022,124 1,768,274 ↑5,253,850 ↑297%

Male comparison

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

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

Metric Deadlift Shoulder Press Difference Percent
Average lift 335.5 lb 142.1 lb ↑193.3 lb ↑136%
Elite lift 551.2 lb 247.7 lb ↑303.5 lb ↑123%
Average bodyweight 177.7 lb 176.9 lb ↑0.8 lb ↑0%
Lifts analysed 1,609,360 547,670 ↑1,061,690 ↑194%

Female comparison

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

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

Metric Deadlift Shoulder Press Difference Percent
Average lift 192.2 lb 74.5 lb ↑117.6 lb ↑158%
Elite lift 344.7 lb 143.2 lb ↑201.5 lb ↑141%
Average bodyweight 144.4 lb 144.3 lb ↑0.1 lb ↑0%
Lifts analysed 363,539 78,034 ↑285,505 ↑366%

More comparisons

Compare deadlift versus one of the following exercises:

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

See also

Shoulder Press vs Deadlift Deadlift Standards Shoulder Press Standards