Shoulder Press vs Decline Bench Press

Overall comparison

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

Metric Shoulder Press Decline Bench Press Difference Percent
Daily count 1,783 44 ↑1,739 ↑3952%
Total lifts entered 1,915,786 97,141 ↑1,818,645 ↑1872%

Male comparison

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

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

Metric Shoulder Press Decline Bench Press Difference Percent
Average lift 139.4 lb 231.4 lb ↓91.9 lb ↓40%
Elite lift 241.9 lb 396.8 lb ↓154.8 lb ↓39%
Average bodyweight 177.2 lb 177.7 lb ↓0.5 lb ↓0%
Lifts analysed 559,341 25,444 ↑533,897 ↑2098%

Female comparison

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

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

Metric Shoulder Press Decline Bench Press Difference Percent
Average lift 73.9 lb 119.2 lb ↓45.4 lb ↓38%
Elite lift 139.5 lb 244.7 lb ↓105.2 lb ↓43%
Average bodyweight 144.4 lb 148.1 lb ↓3.7 lb ↓3%
Lifts analysed 77,471 1,567 ↑75,904 ↑4844%