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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 1,085 461 ↑624 ↑135%
Total lifts entered 668,059 328,103 ↑339,956 ↑104%

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 less heavy than those entering dumbbell shoulder press lifts.

Metric Dumbbell Bench Press Dumbbell Shoulder Press Difference Percent
Average lift 90.5 lb 71.4 lb ↑19.2 lb ↑27%
Elite lift 170.7 lb 133.1 lb ↑37.6 lb ↑28%
Average bodyweight 172.1 lb 172.5 lb ↓0.3 lb ↓0%
Lifts analysed 208,215 110,631 ↑97,584 ↑88%

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 45.6 lb 34.2 lb ↑11.4 lb ↑33%
Elite lift 97.6 lb 67.1 lb ↑30.5 lb ↑46%
Average bodyweight 143.4 lb 141 lb ↑2.5 lb ↑2%
Lifts analysed 20,514 14,457 ↑6,057 ↑42%

More comparisons

Compare dumbbell bench press versus one of the following exercises:

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

See also

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