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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 886 375 ↑511 ↑136%
Total lifts entered 521,735 266,287 ↑255,448 ↑96%

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 91 lb 71.7 lb ↑19.4 lb ↑27%
Elite lift 169.8 lb 133.1 lb ↑36.7 lb ↑28%
Average bodyweight 172.2 lb 172.5 lb ↓0.4 lb ↓0%
Lifts analysed 165,280 91,039 ↑74,241 ↑82%

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 45.5 lb 34.1 lb ↑11.4 lb ↑33%
Elite lift 96.8 lb 66.8 lb ↑30.1 lb ↑45%
Average bodyweight 143.5 lb 140.9 lb ↑2.6 lb ↑2%
Lifts analysed 16,301 12,162 ↑4,139 ↑34%

More comparisons

Compare dumbbell bench press versus one of the following exercises:

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

See also

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