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Dumbbell Curl vs Dumbbell Shoulder 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 dumbbell shoulder press lifts.

Metric Dumbbell Curl Dumbbell Shoulder Press Difference Percent
Daily count 1,017 543 ↑474 ↑87%
Total lifts entered 504,482 297,623 ↑206,859 ↑70%

Male comparison

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

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

Metric Dumbbell Curl Dumbbell Shoulder Press Difference Percent
Average lift 53 lb 71.7 lb ↓18.7 lb ↓26%
Elite lift 117.6 lb 133.3 lb ↓15.7 lb ↓12%
Average bodyweight 168.6 lb 172.5 lb ↓3.9 lb ↓2%
Lifts analysed 142,620 91,664 ↑50,956 ↑56%

Female comparison

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

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

Metric Dumbbell Curl Dumbbell Shoulder Press Difference Percent
Average lift 30.1 lb 34.1 lb ↓4.1 lb ↓12%
Elite lift 66.9 lb 66.7 lb ↑0.2 lb ↑0%
Average bodyweight 141.6 lb 141 lb ↑0.6 lb ↑0%
Lifts analysed 19,356 12,226 ↑7,130 ↑58%

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

Dumbbell Shoulder Press vs Dumbbell Curl Dumbbell Curl Standards Dumbbell Shoulder Press Standards