Sumo Deadlift vs Shoulder Press

Overall Comparison

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

Metric Sumo Deadlift Shoulder Press Difference Percent
Daily count 441 1,937 ↓1,496 ↓77%
Total lifts entered 470,288 3,352,711 ↓2,882,423 ↓86%

Male Comparison

The average sumo deadlift entered by men on Strength Level is heavier than the average shoulder press.

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

Metric Sumo Deadlift Shoulder Press Difference Percent
Average lift 363 lb 142 lb ↑221 lb ↑156%
Elite lift 587.4 lb 247.5 lb ↑339.9 lb ↑137%
Average bodyweight 170.8 lb 176.9 lb ↓6 lb ↓3%
Lifts analysed 80,609 572,371 ↓491,762 ↓86%

Female Comparison

The average sumo deadlift entered by women on Strength Level is heavier than the average shoulder press.

The bodyweight of women entering sumo deadlift lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering shoulder press lifts.

Metric Sumo Deadlift Shoulder Press Difference Percent
Average lift 205.2 lb 74.6 lb ↑130.6 lb ↑175%
Elite lift 338.6 lb 143.1 lb ↑195.5 lb ↑137%
Average bodyweight 137.8 lb 144.4 lb ↓6.6 lb ↓5%
Lifts analysed 22,743 81,237 ↓58,494 ↓72%