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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 1,337 492 ↑845 ↑172%
Total lifts entered 590,517 295,900 ↑294,617 ↑99.6%

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 ↑19.3 lb ↑27%
Elite lift 169.8 lb 133.3 lb ↑36.5 lb ↑27%
Average bodyweight 172.2 lb 172.5 lb ↓0.3 lb ↓0%
Lifts analysed 166,731 91,664 ↑75,067 ↑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 96.7 lb 66.7 lb ↑30 lb ↑45%
Average bodyweight 143.5 lb 141 lb ↑2.6 lb ↑2%
Lifts analysed 16,457 12,226 ↑4,231 ↑35%

More comparisons

Compare dumbbell bench press versus one of the following exercises:

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

See also

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