Dumbbell Shoulder Press vs Dumbbell Curl

Overall comparison

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

Metric Dumbbell Shoulder Press Dumbbell Curl Difference Percent
Daily count 510 686 ↓176 ↓26%
Total lifts entered 486,383 782,061 ↓295,678 ↓38%

Male comparison

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

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

Metric Dumbbell Shoulder Press Dumbbell Curl Difference Percent
Average lift 68.3 lb 49.3 lb ↑19 lb ↑38%
Elite lift 127.3 lb 109 lb ↑18.3 lb ↑17%
Average bodyweight 172 lb 168.2 lb ↑3.8 lb ↑2%
Lifts analysed 122,360 171,607 ↓49,247 ↓29%

Female comparison

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

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

Metric Dumbbell Shoulder Press Dumbbell Curl Difference Percent
Average lift 33.4 lb 29.2 lb ↑4.2 lb ↑14%
Elite lift 65.5 lb 65.7 lb ↓0.2 lb ↓0%
Average bodyweight 140.8 lb 141.9 lb ↓1 lb ↓1%
Lifts analysed 16,532 24,154 ↓7,622 ↓32%