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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 704 506 ↑198 ↑39%
Total lifts entered 459,073 266,793 ↑192,280 ↑72%

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 133.1 lb ↓15.5 lb ↓12%
Average bodyweight 168.6 lb 172.5 lb ↓3.9 lb ↓2%
Lifts analysed 141,758 91,039 ↑50,719 ↑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 67 lb 66.8 lb ↑0.2 lb ↑0%
Average bodyweight 141.6 lb 140.9 lb ↑0.6 lb ↑0%
Lifts analysed 19,234 12,162 ↑7,072 ↑58%

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

See also

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