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Barbell Curl vs Romanian Deadlift

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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 645 174 ↑471 ↑271%
Total lifts entered 676,746 103,766 ↑572,980 ↑552%

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 103.7 lb 266.5 lb ↓162.9 lb ↓61%
Elite lift 201.6 lb 467 lb ↓265.4 lb ↓57%
Average bodyweight 172.1 lb 174.8 lb ↓2.7 lb ↓2%
Lifts analysed 235,835 35,654 ↑200,181 ↑561%

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 144.9 lb ↓91.2 lb ↓63%
Elite lift 118 lb 262.3 lb ↓144.3 lb ↓55%
Average bodyweight 142.4 lb 140 lb ↑2.4 lb ↑2%
Lifts analysed 26,127 11,409 ↑14,718 ↑129%

More comparisons

Compare barbell curl versus one of the following exercises:

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

See also

Romanian Deadlift vs Barbell Curl Barbell Curl Standards Romanian Deadlift Standards