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Decline Bench Press vs Shoulder Press

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Overall comparison

The daily number of decline bench press lifts entered on Strength Level is less than the daily number of shoulder press lifts.

Metric Decline Bench Press Shoulder Press Difference Percent
Daily count 94 930 ↓836 ↓90%
Total lifts entered 49,556 1,361,314 ↓1,311,758 ↓96%

Male comparison

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

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

Metric Decline Bench Press Shoulder Press Difference Percent
Average lift 232 lb 142.7 lb ↑89.3 lb ↑63%
Elite lift 400.8 lb 248.7 lb ↑152.1 lb ↑61%
Average bodyweight 177.2 lb 176.8 lb ↑0.3 lb ↑0%
Lifts analysed 20,475 446,653 ↓426,178 ↓95%

Female comparison

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

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

Metric Decline Bench Press Shoulder Press Difference Percent
Average lift 117.4 lb 74 lb ↑43.4 lb ↑59%
Elite lift 242.9 lb 142.2 lb ↑100.7 lb ↑71%
Average bodyweight 147.9 lb 144.1 lb ↑3.8 lb ↑3%
Lifts analysed 1,225 65,469 ↓64,244 ↓98%

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See also

Shoulder Press vs Decline Bench Press Decline Bench Press Standards Shoulder Press Standards