Seated Shoulder Press vs EZ Bar Curl

Overall comparison

The daily number of seated shoulder press lifts entered on Strength Level is greater than the daily number of ez bar curl lifts.

Metric Seated Shoulder Press EZ Bar Curl Difference Percent
Daily count 85 73 ↑12 ↑16%
Total lifts entered 44,960 60,909 ↓15,949 ↓26%

Male comparison

The average seated shoulder press entered by men on Strength Level is heavier than the average ez bar curl.

The bodyweight of men entering seated shoulder press lifts on Strength Level is on average heavier than those entering ez bar curl lifts.

Metric Seated Shoulder Press EZ Bar Curl Difference Percent
Average lift 156.5 lb 104.5 lb ↑52.1 lb ↑50%
Elite lift 294.7 lb 191.9 lb ↑102.9 lb ↑54%
Average bodyweight 182.3 lb 173.1 lb ↑9.2 lb ↑5%
Lifts analysed 7,157 11,469 ↓4,312 ↓38%

Female comparison

The average seated shoulder press entered by women on Strength Level is heavier than the average ez bar curl.

The bodyweight of women entering seated shoulder press lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering ez bar curl lifts.

Metric Seated Shoulder Press EZ Bar Curl Difference Percent
Average lift 68.9 lb 61.7 lb ↑7.2 lb ↑12%
Elite lift 149.6 lb 119.4 lb ↑30.3 lb ↑25%
Average bodyweight 143.1 lb 145.6 lb ↓2.6 lb ↓2%
Lifts analysed 515 599 ↓84 ↓14%