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 369 633 ↓264 ↓42%
Total lifts entered 485,873 781,375 ↓295,502 ↓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 31 kg 22.4 kg ↑8.6 kg ↑38%
Elite lift 57.8 kg 49.4 kg ↑8.3 kg ↑17%
Average bodyweight 78 kg 76.3 kg ↑1.7 kg ↑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 15.1 kg 13.3 kg ↑1.9 kg ↑14%
Elite lift 29.7 kg 29.8 kg ↓0.1 kg ↓0%
Average bodyweight 63.9 kg 64.4 kg ↓0.5 kg ↓1%
Lifts analysed 16,532 24,154 ↓7,622 ↓32%