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 840 1,117 ↓277 ↓25%
Total lifts entered 1,112,658 1,649,760 ↓537,102 ↓33%

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 32.3 kg 23.4 kg ↑8.8 kg ↑38%
Elite lift 60.1 kg 51.5 kg ↑8.6 kg ↑17%
Average bodyweight 78.3 kg 76.3 kg ↑2 kg ↑3%
Lifts analysed 143,649 211,231 ↓67,582 ↓32%

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 15.6 kg 13.7 kg ↑1.9 kg ↑14%
Elite lift 30.8 kg 30.5 kg ↑0.2 kg ↑1%
Average bodyweight 64 kg 64.4 kg ↓0.4 kg ↓1%
Lifts analysed 18,450 28,154 ↓9,704 ↓34%