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Dumbbell Shoulder Press vs Arnold Press

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Overall comparison

The daily number of dumbbell shoulder press lifts entered on Strength Level is greater than the daily number of arnold press lifts.

Metric Dumbbell Shoulder Press Arnold Press Difference Percent
Daily count 526 62 ↑464 ↑748%
Total lifts entered 331,927 11,822 ↑320,105 ↑2708%

Male comparison

The average dumbbell shoulder press entered by men on Strength Level is heavier than the average arnold press.

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

Metric Dumbbell Shoulder Press Arnold Press Difference Percent
Average lift 71.3 lb 57.2 lb ↑14.1 lb ↑25%
Elite lift 133 lb 115.7 lb ↑17.4 lb ↑15%
Average bodyweight 172.4 lb 171.1 lb ↑1.3 lb ↑1%
Lifts analysed 111,359 5,117 ↑106,242 ↑2076%

Female comparison

The average dumbbell shoulder press entered by women on Strength Level is heavier than the average arnold press.

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

Metric Dumbbell Shoulder Press Arnold Press Difference Percent
Average lift 34.2 lb 28.4 lb ↑5.8 lb ↑20%
Elite lift 67.1 lb 55.4 lb ↑11.7 lb ↑21%
Average bodyweight 141 lb 138.5 lb ↑2.5 lb ↑2%
Lifts analysed 14,535 855 ↑13,680 ↑1600%

More comparisons

Compare dumbbell shoulder press versus one of the following exercises:

Dumbbell Bench Press Dumbbell Curl 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

Arnold Press vs Dumbbell Shoulder Press Dumbbell Shoulder Press Standards Arnold Press Standards