Shoulder Press vs Squat

Overall comparison

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

Metric Shoulder Press Squat Difference Percent
Daily count 1,783 6,456 ↓4,673 ↓72%
Total lifts entered 1,915,786 7,651,637 ↓5,735,851 ↓75%

Male comparison

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

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

Metric Shoulder Press Squat Difference Percent
Average lift 139.4 lb 284.3 lb ↓144.9 lb ↓51%
Elite lift 241.9 lb 481.1 lb ↓239.1 lb ↓50%
Average bodyweight 177.2 lb 176.7 lb ↑0.5 lb ↑0%
Lifts analysed 559,341 1,704,549 ↓1,145,208 ↓67%

Female comparison

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

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

Metric Shoulder Press Squat Difference Percent
Average lift 73.9 lb 161.4 lb ↓87.6 lb ↓54%
Elite lift 139.5 lb 299.5 lb ↓160 lb ↓53%
Average bodyweight 144.4 lb 141.7 lb ↑2.6 lb ↑2%
Lifts analysed 77,471 363,018 ↓285,547 ↓79%