Upright Row vs Seated Shoulder Press

Overall comparison

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

Metric Upright Row Seated Shoulder Press Difference Percent
Daily count 28 85 ↓57 ↓67%
Total lifts entered 72,743 44,960 ↑27,783 ↑62%

Male comparison

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

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

Metric Upright Row Seated Shoulder Press Difference Percent
Average lift 145.2 lb 156.5 lb ↓11.3 lb ↓7%
Elite lift 291.6 lb 294.7 lb ↓3.1 lb ↓1%
Average bodyweight 176.7 lb 182.3 lb ↓5.6 lb ↓3%
Lifts analysed 18,273 7,157 ↑11,116 ↑155%

Female comparison

The average upright row entered by women on Strength Level is heavier than the average seated shoulder press.

The bodyweight of women entering upright row lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering seated shoulder press lifts.

Metric Upright Row Seated Shoulder Press Difference Percent
Average lift 75 lb 68.9 lb ↑6.1 lb ↑9%
Elite lift 151 lb 149.6 lb ↑1.4 lb ↑1%
Average bodyweight 142.5 lb 143.1 lb ↓0.5 lb ↓0%
Lifts analysed 3,375 515 ↑2,860 ↑555%