Smith Machine Bench Press vs Machine Shoulder Press

Overall comparison

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

Metric Smith Machine Bench Press Machine Shoulder Press Difference Percent
Daily count 11 39 ↓28 ↓72%
Total lifts entered 11 64,007 ↓63,996 ↓99.98%

Male comparison

The average smith machine bench press entered by men on Strength Level is heavier than the average machine shoulder press.

The bodyweight of men entering smith machine bench press lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering machine shoulder press lifts.

Metric Smith Machine Bench Press Machine Shoulder Press Difference Percent
Average lift 220.5 lb 168.3 lb ↑52.2 lb ↑31%
Elite lift 382.4 lb 350.1 lb ↑32.3 lb ↑9%
Average bodyweight 175.3 lb 175.8 lb ↓0.5 lb ↓0%
Lifts analysed 706 13,443 ↓12,737 ↓95%

Female comparison

The average smith machine bench press entered by women on Strength Level is heavier than the average machine shoulder press.

The bodyweight of women entering smith machine bench press lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering machine shoulder press lifts.

Metric Smith Machine Bench Press Machine Shoulder Press Difference Percent
Average lift 77.7 lb 74.1 lb ↑3.6 lb ↑5%
Elite lift 169.3 lb 174.4 lb ↓5.1 lb ↓3%
Average bodyweight 144.2 lb 148.2 lb ↓4.1 lb ↓3%
Lifts analysed 0 1,866 ↓1,866 ↓100%