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Wrist Curl vs Shoulder Press

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Overall comparison

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

Metric Wrist Curl Shoulder Press Difference Percent
Daily count 37 1,179 ↓1,142 ↓97%
Total lifts entered 6,689 1,476,453 ↓1,469,764 ↓99.5%

Male comparison

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

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

Metric Wrist Curl Shoulder Press Difference Percent
Average lift 124.6 lb 142.5 lb ↓17.9 lb ↓13%
Elite lift 357.3 lb 248.5 lb ↑108.8 lb ↑44%
Average bodyweight 168.8 lb 176.8 lb ↓8.1 lb ↓5%
Lifts analysed 2,557 483,210 ↓480,653 ↓99.5%

Female comparison

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

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

Metric Wrist Curl Shoulder Press Difference Percent
Average lift 65.1 lb 74.2 lb ↓9 lb ↓12%
Elite lift 318.2 lb 142.4 lb ↑175.8 lb ↑123%
Average bodyweight 145 lb 144.3 lb ↑0.8 lb ↑1%
Lifts analysed 105 70,123 ↓70,018 ↓99.9%

More comparisons

Compare wrist curl versus one of the following exercises:

Bench Press Deadlift Squat Shoulder Press Military Press Barbell Curl Bent Over Row Incline Bench Press Front Squat Hex Bar Deadlift Hip Thrust Sumo Deadlift Romanian Deadlift Close Grip Bench Press Rack Pull Preacher Curl T-Bar Row Barbell Shrug Decline Bench Press Pendlay Row Box Squat Barbell Lunge Tricep Extension Upright Row Bulgarian Split Squat Floor Press Stiff Legged Deadlift Good Morning Lying Tricep Extension Split Squat Zercher Squat Landmine Squat Reverse Wrist Curl

See also

Shoulder Press vs Wrist Curl Wrist Curl Standards Shoulder Press Standards