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Dumbbell Shoulder Press vs Dumbbell Bench Press

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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 506 928 ↓422 ↓45%
Total lifts entered 266,793 522,663 ↓255,870 ↓49%

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 heavier than those entering dumbbell bench press lifts.

Metric Dumbbell Shoulder Press Dumbbell Bench Press Difference Percent
Average lift 71.7 lb 91 lb ↓19.4 lb ↓21%
Elite lift 133.1 lb 169.8 lb ↓36.7 lb ↓22%
Average bodyweight 172.5 lb 172.2 lb ↑0.4 lb ↑0%
Lifts analysed 91,039 165,280 ↓74,241 ↓45%

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 34.1 lb 45.5 lb ↓11.4 lb ↓25%
Elite lift 66.8 lb 96.8 lb ↓30.1 lb ↓31%
Average bodyweight 140.9 lb 143.5 lb ↓2.6 lb ↓2%
Lifts analysed 12,162 16,301 ↓4,139 ↓25%

More comparisons

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See also

Dumbbell Bench Press vs Dumbbell Shoulder Press Dumbbell Shoulder Press Standards Dumbbell Bench Press Standards