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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 1,430 483 ↑947 ↑196%
Total lifts entered 1,436,926 480,857 ↑956,069 ↑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 142.6 lb 231.2 lb ↓88.7 lb ↓38%
Elite lift 248.6 lb 378.6 lb ↓130 lb ↓34%
Average bodyweight 176.8 lb 177.9 lb ↓1 lb ↓1%
Lifts analysed 471,369 162,488 ↑308,881 ↑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 74.1 lb 136.6 lb ↓62.5 lb ↓46%
Elite lift 142.2 lb 231.6 lb ↓89.4 lb ↓39%
Average bodyweight 144.2 lb 142.8 lb ↑1.4 lb ↑1%
Lifts analysed 68,609 48,693 ↑19,916 ↑41%

More comparisons

Compare shoulder press versus one of the following exercises:

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

See also

Front Squat vs Shoulder Press Shoulder Press Standards Front Squat Standards