Machine Shoulder Press vs Close Grip Lat Pulldown

Overall comparison

The daily number of machine shoulder press lifts entered on Strength Level is greater than the daily number of close grip lat pulldown lifts.

Metric Machine Shoulder Press Close Grip Lat Pulldown Difference Percent
Daily count 39 11 ↑28 ↑255%
Total lifts entered 64,007 11 ↑63,996 ↑581782%

Male comparison

The average machine shoulder press entered by men on Strength Level is less heavy than the average close grip lat pulldown.

The bodyweight of men entering machine shoulder press lifts on Strength Level is on average heavier than those entering close grip lat pulldown lifts.

Metric Machine Shoulder Press Close Grip Lat Pulldown Difference Percent
Average lift 168.3 lb 197.7 lb ↓29.4 lb ↓15%
Elite lift 350.1 lb 334.1 lb ↑16 lb ↑5%
Average bodyweight 175.8 lb 172.7 lb ↑3.1 lb ↑2%
Lifts analysed 13,443 455 ↑12,988 ↑2855%

Female comparison

The average machine shoulder press entered by women on Strength Level is less heavy than the average close grip lat pulldown.

The bodyweight of women entering machine shoulder press lifts on Strength Level is on average heavier than those entering close grip lat pulldown lifts.

Metric Machine Shoulder Press Close Grip Lat Pulldown Difference Percent
Average lift 74.1 lb 81.4 lb ↓7.3 lb ↓9%
Elite lift 174.4 lb 167.3 lb ↑7 lb ↑4%
Average bodyweight 148.2 lb 144.6 lb ↑3.6 lb ↑3%
Lifts analysed 1,866 0 ↑1,866 ↑-