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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 33 1,433 ↓1,400 ↓98%
Total lifts entered 9,858 1,713,689 ↓1,703,831 ↓99.4%

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 125.4 lb 142.2 lb ↓16.9 lb ↓12%
Elite lift 356.4 lb 247.9 lb ↑108.5 lb ↑44%
Average bodyweight 169.5 lb 176.8 lb ↓7.3 lb ↓4%
Lifts analysed 3,887 529,256 ↓525,369 ↓99.3%

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 73.2 lb 74.4 lb ↓1.2 lb ↓2%
Elite lift 315.3 lb 142.8 lb ↑172.5 lb ↑121%
Average bodyweight 146.5 lb 144.3 lb ↑2.2 lb ↑2%
Lifts analysed 172 75,713 ↓75,541 ↓99.8%

More comparisons

Compare wrist curl versus one of the following exercises:

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

See also

Shoulder Press vs Wrist Curl Wrist Curl Standards Shoulder Press Standards