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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 872 526 ↑346 ↑66%
Total lifts entered 555,736 331,927 ↑223,809 ↑67%

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 52.4 lb 71.3 lb ↓19 lb ↓27%
Elite lift 115.8 lb 133 lb ↓17.3 lb ↓13%
Average bodyweight 168.4 lb 172.4 lb ↓4 lb ↓2%
Lifts analysed 169,892 111,359 ↑58,533 ↑53%

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 lb 34.2 lb ↓4.2 lb ↓12%
Elite lift 67 lb 67.1 lb ↓0.1 lb ↓0%
Average bodyweight 141.6 lb 141 lb ↑0.7 lb ↑0%
Lifts analysed 22,779 14,535 ↑8,244 ↑57%

More comparisons

Compare dumbbell curl versus one of the following exercises:

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

See also

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