Dumbbell Curl vs Dumbbell Shoulder Press

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 686 510 ↑176 ↑35%
Total lifts entered 782,061 486,383 ↑295,678 ↑61%

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 49.3 lb 68.3 lb ↓19 lb ↓28%
Elite lift 109 lb 127.3 lb ↓18.3 lb ↓14%
Average bodyweight 168.2 lb 172 lb ↓3.8 lb ↓2%
Lifts analysed 171,607 122,360 ↑49,247 ↑40%

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 29.2 lb 33.4 lb ↓4.2 lb ↓13%
Elite lift 65.7 lb 65.5 lb ↑0.2 lb ↑0%
Average bodyweight 141.9 lb 140.8 lb ↑1 lb ↑1%
Lifts analysed 24,154 16,532 ↑7,622 ↑46%