Seated Shoulder Press vs Rack Pull

Overall comparison

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

Metric Seated Shoulder Press Rack Pull Difference Percent
Daily count 85 30 ↑55 ↑183%
Total lifts entered 44,960 68,314 ↓23,354 ↓34%

Male comparison

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

The bodyweight of men entering seated shoulder press lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering rack pull lifts.

Metric Seated Shoulder Press Rack Pull Difference Percent
Average lift 156.5 lb 415.7 lb ↓259.2 lb ↓62%
Elite lift 294.7 lb 714.9 lb ↓420.2 lb ↓59%
Average bodyweight 182.3 lb 182.6 lb ↓0.4 lb ↓0%
Lifts analysed 7,157 14,090 ↓6,933 ↓49%

Female comparison

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

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

Metric Seated Shoulder Press Rack Pull Difference Percent
Average lift 68.9 lb 251.2 lb ↓182.2 lb ↓73%
Elite lift 149.6 lb 448.9 lb ↓299.3 lb ↓67%
Average bodyweight 143.1 lb 150.9 lb ↓7.8 lb ↓5%
Lifts analysed 515 1,726 ↓1,211 ↓70%