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Dumbbell Curl vs Arnold Press

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Overall comparison

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

Metric Dumbbell Curl Arnold Press Difference Percent
Daily count 1,017 51 ↑966 ↑1894%
Total lifts entered 504,482 8,515 ↑495,967 ↑5825%

Male comparison

The average dumbbell curl entered by men on Strength Level is less heavy than the average arnold press.

The bodyweight of men entering dumbbell curl lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering arnold press lifts.

Metric Dumbbell Curl Arnold Press Difference Percent
Average lift 53 lb 57.3 lb ↓4.3 lb ↓7%
Elite lift 117.6 lb 114.4 lb ↑3.2 lb ↑3%
Average bodyweight 168.6 lb 171.4 lb ↓2.8 lb ↓2%
Lifts analysed 142,620 2,572 ↑140,048 ↑5445%

Female comparison

The average dumbbell curl entered by women on Strength Level is heavier than the average arnold press.

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

Metric Dumbbell Curl Arnold Press Difference Percent
Average lift 30.1 lb 28.9 lb ↑1.2 lb ↑4%
Elite lift 66.9 lb 56 lb ↑11 lb ↑20%
Average bodyweight 141.6 lb 139.8 lb ↑1.8 lb ↑1%
Lifts analysed 19,356 414 ↑18,942 ↑4575%

More comparisons

Compare dumbbell curl versus one of the following exercises:

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

See also

Arnold Press vs Dumbbell Curl Dumbbell Curl Standards Arnold Press Standards