Seated Shoulder Press vs Behind The Neck Press

Overall comparison

The daily number of seated shoulder press lifts entered on Strength Level is greater than the daily number of behind the neck press lifts.

Metric Seated Shoulder Press Behind The Neck Press Difference Percent
Daily count 85 2 ↑83 ↑4150%
Total lifts entered 44,960 2 ↑44,958 ↑2247900%

Male comparison

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

The bodyweight of men entering seated shoulder press lifts on Strength Level is on average heavier than those entering behind the neck press lifts.

Metric Seated Shoulder Press Behind The Neck Press Difference Percent
Average lift 156.5 lb 137.7 lb ↑18.8 lb ↑14%
Elite lift 294.7 lb 271.9 lb ↑22.8 lb ↑8%
Average bodyweight 182.3 lb 180 lb ↑2.2 lb ↑1%
Lifts analysed 7,157 205 ↑6,952 ↑3391%

Female comparison

The average seated shoulder press entered by women on Strength Level is less heavy than the average behind the neck press.

The bodyweight of women entering seated shoulder press lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering behind the neck press lifts.

Metric Seated Shoulder Press Behind The Neck Press Difference Percent
Average lift 68.9 lb 74.9 lb ↓6 lb ↓8%
Elite lift 149.6 lb 140.3 lb ↑9.3 lb ↑7%
Average bodyweight 143.1 lb 144 lb ↓0.9 lb ↓1%
Lifts analysed 515 0 ↑515 ↑-