Shoulder Press vs Pause Squat

Overall comparison

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

Metric Shoulder Press Pause Squat Difference Percent
Daily count 1,783 12 ↑1,771 ↑14758%
Total lifts entered 1,915,786 12 ↑1,915,774 ↑15964783%

Male comparison

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

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

Metric Shoulder Press Pause Squat Difference Percent
Average lift 139.4 lb 266.2 lb ↓126.8 lb ↓48%
Elite lift 241.9 lb 466 lb ↓224.1 lb ↓48%
Average bodyweight 177.2 lb 174.5 lb ↑2.7 lb ↑2%
Lifts analysed 559,341 112 ↑559,229 ↑499312%

Female comparison

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

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

Metric Shoulder Press Pause Squat Difference Percent
Average lift 73.9 lb 148.8 lb ↓75 lb ↓50%
Elite lift 139.5 lb 263.9 lb ↓124.3 lb ↓47%
Average bodyweight 144.4 lb 142.3 lb ↑2.1 lb ↑1%
Lifts analysed 77,471 0 ↑77,471 ↑-