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Shoulder Press vs Front Squat

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Overall comparison

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

Metric Shoulder Press Front Squat Difference Percent
Daily count 1,312 439 ↑873 ↑199%
Total lifts entered 1,362,626 456,269 ↑906,357 ↑199%

Male comparison

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

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

Metric Shoulder Press Front Squat Difference Percent
Average lift 142.7 lb 231.2 lb ↓88.5 lb ↓38%
Elite lift 248.7 lb 378.3 lb ↓129.7 lb ↓34%
Average bodyweight 176.8 lb 177.9 lb ↓1 lb ↓1%
Lifts analysed 446,653 153,982 ↑292,671 ↑190%

Female comparison

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

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

Metric Shoulder Press Front Squat Difference Percent
Average lift 74 lb 136.5 lb ↓62.5 lb ↓46%
Elite lift 142.2 lb 231.7 lb ↓89.5 lb ↓39%
Average bodyweight 144.1 lb 142.9 lb ↑1.3 lb ↑1%
Lifts analysed 65,469 46,512 ↑18,957 ↑41%

More comparisons

Compare shoulder press versus one of the following exercises:

Bench Press Squat Deadlift Barbell Curl Military Press Incline Bench Press Front Squat Bent Over Row Hex Bar Deadlift Sumo Deadlift Hip Thrust Romanian Deadlift Close Grip Bench Press Rack Pull Pendlay Row Preacher Curl Decline Bench Press Tricep Extension Box Squat Barbell Shrug T-Bar Row Barbell Lunge Lying Tricep Extension Upright Row Bulgarian Split Squat Zercher Squat Stiff Legged Deadlift Good Morning Wrist Curl Floor Press Split Squat Reverse Wrist Curl Landmine Squat

See also

Front Squat vs Shoulder Press Shoulder Press Standards Front Squat Standards