Shoulder Press vs Pendlay Row

Overall comparison

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

Metric Shoulder Press Pendlay Row Difference Percent
Daily count 974 39 ↑935 ↑2397%
Total lifts entered 1,914,003 82,500 ↑1,831,503 ↑2220%

Male comparison

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

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

Metric Shoulder Press Pendlay Row Difference Percent
Average lift 139.4 lb 198.7 lb ↓59.3 lb ↓30%
Elite lift 241.9 lb 325.1 lb ↓83.2 lb ↓26%
Average bodyweight 177.2 lb 177.9 lb ↓0.7 lb ↓0%
Lifts analysed 559,341 21,547 ↑537,794 ↑2496%

Female comparison

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

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

Metric Shoulder Press Pendlay Row Difference Percent
Average lift 73.9 lb 111.9 lb ↓38.1 lb ↓34%
Elite lift 139.5 lb 191.9 lb ↓52.4 lb ↓27%
Average bodyweight 144.4 lb 143.4 lb ↑1 lb ↑1%
Lifts analysed 77,471 1,631 ↑75,840 ↑4650%