Shoulder Press vs Bent Over Row

Overall comparison

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

Metric Shoulder Press Bent Over Row Difference Percent
Daily count 1,783 420 ↑1,363 ↑325%
Total lifts entered 1,915,786 605,088 ↑1,310,698 ↑217%

Male comparison

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

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

Metric Shoulder Press Bent Over Row Difference Percent
Average lift 139.4 lb 187.3 lb ↓47.9 lb ↓26%
Elite lift 241.9 lb 321.8 lb ↓79.9 lb ↓25%
Average bodyweight 177.2 lb 175.6 lb ↑1.6 lb ↑1%
Lifts analysed 559,341 205,934 ↑353,407 ↑172%

Female comparison

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

The bodyweight of women entering shoulder press lifts on Strength Level is on average heavier than those entering bent over row lifts.

Metric Shoulder Press Bent Over Row Difference Percent
Average lift 73.9 lb 90.9 lb ↓17.1 lb ↓19%
Elite lift 139.5 lb 173.2 lb ↓33.7 lb ↓19%
Average bodyweight 144.4 lb 142.7 lb ↑1.7 lb ↑1%
Lifts analysed 77,471 30,476 ↑46,995 ↑154%