Pendlay Row vs Seated Shoulder Press

Overall comparison

The daily number of pendlay row lifts entered on Strength Level is less than the daily number of seated shoulder press lifts.

Metric Pendlay Row Seated Shoulder Press Difference Percent
Daily count 39 45 ↓6 ↓13%
Total lifts entered 82,500 44,875 ↑37,625 ↑84%

Male comparison

The average pendlay row entered by men on Strength Level is heavier than the average seated shoulder press.

The bodyweight of men entering pendlay row lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering seated shoulder press lifts.

Metric Pendlay Row Seated Shoulder Press Difference Percent
Average lift 198.7 lb 155.8 lb ↑42.9 lb ↑28%
Elite lift 325.1 lb 293.8 lb ↑31.3 lb ↑11%
Average bodyweight 177.9 lb 181.9 lb ↓4 lb ↓2%
Lifts analysed 21,547 6,371 ↑15,176 ↑238%

Female comparison

The average pendlay row entered by women on Strength Level is heavier than the average seated shoulder press.

The bodyweight of women entering pendlay row lifts on Strength Level is on average heavier than those entering seated shoulder press lifts.

Metric Pendlay Row Seated Shoulder Press Difference Percent
Average lift 111.9 lb 67.9 lb ↑44 lb ↑65%
Elite lift 191.9 lb 149.8 lb ↑42.1 lb ↑28%
Average bodyweight 143.4 lb 143.3 lb ↑0.1 lb ↑0%
Lifts analysed 1,631 454 ↑1,177 ↑259%