Shoulder Press vs EZ Bar Curl

Overall comparison

The daily number of shoulder press lifts entered on Strength Level is greater than the daily number of ez bar curl lifts.

Metric Shoulder Press EZ Bar Curl Difference Percent
Daily count 974 119 ↑855 ↑718%
Total lifts entered 1,914,003 60,836 ↑1,853,167 ↑3046%

Male comparison

The average shoulder press entered by men on Strength Level is heavier than the average ez bar curl.

The bodyweight of men entering shoulder press lifts on Strength Level is on average heavier than those entering ez bar curl lifts.

Metric Shoulder Press EZ Bar Curl Difference Percent
Average lift 139.4 lb 104.5 lb ↑34.9 lb ↑33%
Elite lift 241.9 lb 191.9 lb ↑50.1 lb ↑26%
Average bodyweight 177.2 lb 173.1 lb ↑4.1 lb ↑2%
Lifts analysed 559,341 11,469 ↑547,872 ↑4777%

Female comparison

The average shoulder press entered by women on Strength Level is heavier than the average ez bar curl.

The bodyweight of women entering shoulder press lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering ez bar curl lifts.

Metric Shoulder Press EZ Bar Curl Difference Percent
Average lift 73.9 lb 61.7 lb ↑12.1 lb ↑20%
Elite lift 139.5 lb 119.4 lb ↑20.2 lb ↑17%
Average bodyweight 144.4 lb 145.6 lb ↓1.2 lb ↓1%
Lifts analysed 77,471 599 ↑76,872 ↑12833%