Dumbbell Bench Press vs Dumbbell Shoulder Press

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 903 510 ↑393 ↑77%
Total lifts entered 986,718 486,383 ↑500,335 ↑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 68.3 lb ↑18.5 lb ↑27%
Elite lift 165.8 lb 127.3 lb ↑38.5 lb ↑30%
Average bodyweight 172.1 lb 172 lb ↑0.1 lb ↑0%
Lifts analysed 219,757 122,360 ↑97,397 ↑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 45.2 lb 33.4 lb ↑11.8 lb ↑35%
Elite lift 100.9 lb 65.5 lb ↑35.4 lb ↑54%
Average bodyweight 143.8 lb 140.8 lb ↑3 lb ↑2%
Lifts analysed 22,670 16,532 ↑6,138 ↑37%