Dumbbell Curl vs Arnold Press

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 686 28 ↑658 ↑2350%
Total lifts entered 782,061 48,498 ↑733,563 ↑1513%

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 49.3 lb 54.8 lb ↓5.4 lb ↓10%
Elite lift 109 lb 110.4 lb ↓1.4 lb ↓1%
Average bodyweight 168.2 lb 170.9 lb ↓2.8 lb ↓2%
Lifts analysed 171,607 9,225 ↑162,382 ↑1760%

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 29.2 lb 27.9 lb ↑1.3 lb ↑5%
Elite lift 65.7 lb 52.2 lb ↑13.5 lb ↑26%
Average bodyweight 141.9 lb 139 lb ↑2.9 lb ↑2%
Lifts analysed 24,154 1,491 ↑22,663 ↑1520%