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Front Squat vs Shoulder Press

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Overall comparison

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

Metric Front Squat Shoulder Press Difference Percent
Daily count 227 730 ↓503 ↓69%
Total lifts entered 638,320 1,892,794 ↓1,254,474 ↓66%

Male comparison

The average front squat entered by men on Strength Level is heavier than the average shoulder press.

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

Metric Front Squat Shoulder Press Difference Percent
Average lift 104.1 kg 63.2 kg ↑40.9 kg ↑65%
Elite lift 171.1 kg 109.7 kg ↑61.4 kg ↑56%
Average bodyweight 80.6 kg 80.4 kg ↑0.3 kg ↑0%
Lifts analysed 181,002 553,723 ↓372,721 ↓67%

Female comparison

The average front squat entered by women on Strength Level is heavier than the average shoulder press.

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

Metric Front Squat Shoulder Press Difference Percent
Average lift 62 kg 33.5 kg ↑28.5 kg ↑85%
Elite lift 104.5 kg 63.2 kg ↑41.3 kg ↑65%
Average bodyweight 64.8 kg 65.5 kg ↓0.7 kg ↓1%
Lifts analysed 54,447 76,817 ↓22,370 ↓29%

More comparisons

Compare front squat versus one of the following exercises:

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See also

Shoulder Press vs Front Squat Front Squat Standards Shoulder Press Standards