Shoulder Press vs Behind The Neck Press

Overall Comparison

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

Metric Shoulder Press Behind The Neck Press Difference Percent
Daily count 2,089 22 ↑2,067 ↑9395%
Total lifts entered 2,929,897 27,394 ↑2,902,503 ↑10595%

Male Comparison

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

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

Metric Shoulder Press Behind The Neck Press Difference Percent
Average lift 139.4 lb 137.7 lb ↑1.7 lb ↑1%
Elite lift 241.9 lb 271.9 lb ↓29.9 lb ↓11%
Average bodyweight 177.2 lb 180 lb ↓2.8 lb ↓2%
Lifts analysed 559,341 205 ↑559,136 ↑272749%

Female Comparison

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

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

Metric Shoulder Press Behind The Neck Press Difference Percent
Average lift 73.9 lb 74.9 lb ↓1.1 lb ↓1%
Elite lift 139.5 lb 140.3 lb ↓0.8 lb ↓1%
Average bodyweight 144.4 lb 144 lb ↑0.4 lb ↑0%
Lifts analysed 77,471 0 ↑77,471 ↑-