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Dumbbell Bench Press vs Dumbbell Shoulder Press

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Overall comparison

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

Metric Dumbbell Bench Press Dumbbell Shoulder Press Difference Percent
Daily count 780 463 ↑317 ↑68%
Total lifts entered 973,069 478,501 ↑494,568 ↑103%

Male comparison

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

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

Metric Dumbbell Bench Press Dumbbell Shoulder Press Difference Percent
Average lift 86.8 lb 68.4 lb ↑18.5 lb ↑27%
Elite lift 165.9 lb 127.4 lb ↑38.5 lb ↑30%
Average bodyweight 172.1 lb 172 lb ↑0.2 lb ↑0%
Lifts analysed 217,492 120,986 ↑96,506 ↑80%

Female comparison

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

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

Metric Dumbbell Bench Press Dumbbell Shoulder Press Difference Percent
Average lift 45.1 lb 33.4 lb ↑11.8 lb ↑35%
Elite lift 100.8 lb 65.3 lb ↑35.5 lb ↑54%
Average bodyweight 143.8 lb 140.9 lb ↑2.9 lb ↑2%
Lifts analysed 22,479 16,346 ↑6,133 ↑38%

More comparisons

Compare dumbbell bench press versus one of the following exercises:

Dumbbell Curl Dumbbell Shoulder Press Incline Dumbbell Bench Press Dumbbell Row Goblet Squat Dumbbell Hammer Curl Dumbbell Fly Dumbbell Lateral Raise Dumbbell Tricep Extension Dumbbell Lunge Dumbbell Bulgarian Split Squat Dumbbell Floor Press Dumbbell Romanian Deadlift Dumbbell Shrug Arnold Press Dumbbell Pullover Dumbbell Concentration Curl Lying Dumbbell Tricep Extension Dumbbell Tricep Kickback Dumbbell Reverse Fly Dumbbell Front Raise Chest Supported Dumbbell Row Incline Dumbbell Curl Decline Dumbbell Bench Press Incline Dumbbell Fly

See also

Dumbbell Shoulder Press vs Dumbbell Bench Press Dumbbell Bench Press Standards Dumbbell Shoulder Press Standards