Shoulder Press vs Bench Pull

Overall Comparison

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

Metric Shoulder Press Bench Pull Difference Percent
Daily count 1,322 5 ↑1,317 ↑26340%
Total lifts entered 3,429,701 29,104 ↑3,400,597 ↑11684%

Male Comparison

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

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

Metric Shoulder Press Bench Pull Difference Percent
Average lift 142 lb 191.1 lb ↓49.1 lb ↓26%
Elite lift 247.5 lb 344.7 lb ↓97.2 lb ↓28%
Average bodyweight 176.9 lb 176.9 lb ↓0.1 lb ↓0%
Lifts analysed 572,371 658 ↑571,713 ↑86886%

Female Comparison

The average shoulder press entered by women on Strength Level is heavier than the average bench pull.

The bodyweight of women entering shoulder press lifts on Strength Level is on average heavier than those entering bench pull lifts.

Metric Shoulder Press Bench Pull Difference Percent
Average lift 74.6 lb 71.1 lb ↑3.5 lb ↑5%
Elite lift 143.1 lb 144.4 lb ↓1.3 lb ↓1%
Average bodyweight 144.4 lb 142.6 lb ↑1.8 lb ↑1%
Lifts analysed 81,237 0 ↑81,237 ↑-