Reverse Grip Bench Press vs Seated Shoulder Press

Overall comparison

The daily number of reverse grip bench press lifts entered on Strength Level is less than the daily number of seated shoulder press lifts.

Metric Reverse Grip Bench Press Seated Shoulder Press Difference Percent
Daily count 4 85 ↓81 ↓95%
Total lifts entered 29,703 44,960 ↓15,257 ↓34%

Male comparison

The average reverse grip bench press entered by men on Strength Level is heavier than the average seated shoulder press.

The bodyweight of men entering reverse grip bench press lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering seated shoulder press lifts.

Metric Reverse Grip Bench Press Seated Shoulder Press Difference Percent
Average lift 217.7 lb 156.5 lb ↑61.1 lb ↑39%
Elite lift 431.2 lb 294.7 lb ↑136.5 lb ↑46%
Average bodyweight 180.7 lb 182.3 lb ↓1.6 lb ↓1%
Lifts analysed 1,591 7,157 ↓5,566 ↓78%

Female comparison

The average reverse grip bench press entered by women on Strength Level is heavier than the average seated shoulder press.

The bodyweight of women entering reverse grip bench press lifts on Strength Level is on average heavier than those entering seated shoulder press lifts.

Metric Reverse Grip Bench Press Seated Shoulder Press Difference Percent
Average lift 84.9 lb 68.9 lb ↑16 lb ↑23%
Elite lift 171.8 lb 149.6 lb ↑22.1 lb ↑15%
Average bodyweight 145.7 lb 143.1 lb ↑2.7 lb ↑2%
Lifts analysed 0 515 ↓515 ↓100%