Seated Shoulder Press vs Pendlay Row

Overall comparison

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

Metric Seated Shoulder Press Pendlay Row Difference Percent
Daily count 85 40 ↑45 ↑113%
Total lifts entered 44,960 82,540 ↓37,580 ↓46%

Male comparison

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

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

Metric Seated Shoulder Press Pendlay Row Difference Percent
Average lift 156.5 lb 198.7 lb ↓42.2 lb ↓21%
Elite lift 294.7 lb 325.1 lb ↓30.4 lb ↓9%
Average bodyweight 182.3 lb 177.9 lb ↑4.3 lb ↑2%
Lifts analysed 7,157 21,547 ↓14,390 ↓67%

Female comparison

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

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

Metric Seated Shoulder Press Pendlay Row Difference Percent
Average lift 68.9 lb 111.9 lb ↓43 lb ↓38%
Elite lift 149.6 lb 191.9 lb ↓42.3 lb ↓22%
Average bodyweight 143.1 lb 143.4 lb ↓0.4 lb ↓0%
Lifts analysed 515 1,631 ↓1,116 ↓68%