Barbell Curl vs Romanian Deadlift

Overall Comparison

The daily number of barbell curl lifts entered on Strength Level is greater than the daily number of romanian deadlift lifts.

Metric Barbell Curl Romanian Deadlift Difference Percent
Daily count 561 307 ↑254 ↑83%
Total lifts entered 1,311,578 319,955 ↑991,623 ↑310%

Male Comparison

The average barbell curl entered by men on Strength Level is less heavy than the average romanian deadlift.

The bodyweight of men entering barbell curl lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering romanian deadlift lifts.

Metric Barbell Curl Romanian Deadlift Difference Percent
Average lift 101.7 lb 263.1 lb ↓161.3 lb ↓61%
Elite lift 197.3 lb 461.6 lb ↓264.3 lb ↓57%
Average bodyweight 172.1 lb 174.4 lb ↓2.3 lb ↓1%
Lifts analysed 249,915 49,143 ↑200,772 ↑409%

Female Comparison

The average barbell curl entered by women on Strength Level is less heavy than the average romanian deadlift.

The bodyweight of women entering barbell curl lifts on Strength Level is on average heavier than those entering romanian deadlift lifts.

Metric Barbell Curl Romanian Deadlift Difference Percent
Average lift 53.7 lb 145.9 lb ↓92.2 lb ↓63%
Elite lift 118.2 lb 261.3 lb ↓143.1 lb ↓55%
Average bodyweight 142.5 lb 139.7 lb ↑2.8 lb ↑2%
Lifts analysed 27,250 15,508 ↑11,742 ↑76%