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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 447 1,237 ↓790 ↓64%
Total lifts entered 481,304 1,438,163 ↓956,859 ↓67%

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 104.9 kg 64.7 kg ↑40.2 kg ↑62%
Elite lift 171.7 kg 112.8 kg ↑59 kg ↑52%
Average bodyweight 80.7 kg 80.2 kg ↑0.5 kg ↑1%
Lifts analysed 162,488 471,369 ↓308,881 ↓66%

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 33.6 kg ↑28.4 kg ↑84%
Elite lift 105.1 kg 64.5 kg ↑40.5 kg ↑63%
Average bodyweight 64.8 kg 65.4 kg ↓0.6 kg ↓1%
Lifts analysed 48,693 68,609 ↓19,916 ↓29%

More comparisons

Compare front squat versus one of the following exercises:

Bench Press Squat Deadlift Shoulder Press Military Press Incline Bench Press Barbell Curl Hex Bar Deadlift Bent Over Row Sumo Deadlift Romanian Deadlift Decline Bench Press Hip Thrust Barbell Shrug Close Grip Bench Press Rack Pull Pendlay Row T-Bar Row Preacher Curl Floor Press Tricep Extension Box Squat Lying Tricep Extension Stiff Legged Deadlift Wrist Curl Upright Row Bulgarian Split Squat Good Morning Barbell Lunge Split Squat Zercher Squat Landmine Squat Reverse Wrist Curl

See also

Shoulder Press vs Front Squat Front Squat Standards Shoulder Press Standards