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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 333 1,179 ↓846 ↓72%
Total lifts entered 494,437 1,476,453 ↓982,016 ↓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 231.3 lb 142.5 lb ↑88.8 lb ↑62%
Elite lift 378.8 lb 248.5 lb ↑130.3 lb ↑52%
Average bodyweight 177.9 lb 176.8 lb ↑1 lb ↑1%
Lifts analysed 166,739 483,210 ↓316,471 ↓65%

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 136.7 lb 74.2 lb ↑62.5 lb ↑84%
Elite lift 231.7 lb 142.4 lb ↑89.3 lb ↑63%
Average bodyweight 142.9 lb 144.3 lb ↓1.4 lb ↓1%
Lifts analysed 50,017 70,123 ↓20,106 ↓29%

More comparisons

Compare front squat versus one of the following exercises:

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

See also

Shoulder Press vs Front Squat Front Squat Standards Shoulder Press Standards