Dumbbell Shoulder Press vs Dumbbell Bench Press

Overall comparison

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

Metric Dumbbell Shoulder Press Dumbbell Bench Press Difference Percent
Daily count 510 903 ↓393 ↓44%
Total lifts entered 486,383 986,718 ↓500,335 ↓51%

Male comparison

The average dumbbell shoulder press entered by men on Strength Level is less heavy than the average dumbbell bench press.

The bodyweight of men entering dumbbell shoulder press lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering dumbbell bench press lifts.

Metric Dumbbell Shoulder Press Dumbbell Bench Press Difference Percent
Average lift 68.3 lb 86.8 lb ↓18.5 lb ↓21%
Elite lift 127.3 lb 165.8 lb ↓38.5 lb ↓23%
Average bodyweight 172 lb 172.1 lb ↓0.1 lb ↓0%
Lifts analysed 122,360 219,757 ↓97,397 ↓44%

Female comparison

The average dumbbell shoulder press entered by women on Strength Level is less heavy than the average dumbbell bench press.

The bodyweight of women entering dumbbell shoulder press lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering dumbbell bench press lifts.

Metric Dumbbell Shoulder Press Dumbbell Bench Press Difference Percent
Average lift 33.4 lb 45.2 lb ↓11.8 lb ↓26%
Elite lift 65.5 lb 100.9 lb ↓35.4 lb ↓35%
Average bodyweight 140.8 lb 143.8 lb ↓3 lb ↓2%
Lifts analysed 16,532 22,670 ↓6,138 ↓27%