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 177 974 ↓797 ↓82%
Total lifts entered 165,863 1,914,003 ↓1,748,140 ↓91%

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 162.9 kg 63.2 kg ↑99.7 kg ↑158%
Elite lift 264.9 kg 109.7 kg ↑155.2 kg ↑141%
Average bodyweight 78.4 kg 80.4 kg ↓1.9 kg ↓2%
Lifts analysed 35,939 559,341 ↓523,402 ↓94%

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 91.2 kg 33.5 kg ↑57.7 kg ↑172%
Elite lift 150.6 kg 63.3 kg ↑87.3 kg ↑138%
Average bodyweight 62.9 kg 65.5 kg ↓2.6 kg ↓4%
Lifts analysed 9,884 77,471 ↓67,587 ↓87%