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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 633 369 ↑264 ↑72%
Total lifts entered 781,375 485,873 ↑295,502 ↑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%

More comparisons

Compare dumbbell curl versus one of the following exercises:

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

See also

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