Seated Shoulder Press vs Decline Bench Press

Overall comparison

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

Metric Seated Shoulder Press Decline Bench Press Difference Percent
Daily count 85 44 ↑41 ↑93%
Total lifts entered 44,960 97,141 ↓52,181 ↓54%

Male comparison

The average seated shoulder press entered by men on Strength Level is less heavy than the average decline bench press.

The bodyweight of men entering seated shoulder press lifts on Strength Level is on average heavier than those entering decline bench press lifts.

Metric Seated Shoulder Press Decline Bench Press Difference Percent
Average lift 156.5 lb 231.4 lb ↓74.8 lb ↓32%
Elite lift 294.7 lb 396.8 lb ↓102.1 lb ↓26%
Average bodyweight 182.3 lb 177.7 lb ↑4.5 lb ↑3%
Lifts analysed 7,157 25,444 ↓18,287 ↓72%

Female comparison

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

The bodyweight of women entering seated shoulder press lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering decline bench press lifts.

Metric Seated Shoulder Press Decline Bench Press Difference Percent
Average lift 68.9 lb 119.2 lb ↓50.3 lb ↓42%
Elite lift 149.6 lb 244.7 lb ↓95.1 lb ↓39%
Average bodyweight 143.1 lb 148.1 lb ↓5.1 lb ↓3%
Lifts analysed 515 1,567 ↓1,052 ↓67%