Barbell Shrug

Barbell Shrug Standards

Measured in lb

Barbell Shrug strength standards help you to compare your one-rep max lift with other lifters at your bodyweight.

Our community Barbell Shrug standards are based on 204,000 lifts by Strength Level users

Male Barbell Shrug Standards (lb)

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Strength Level Weight
Beginner 103 lb
Novice 182 lb
Intermediate 290 lb
Advanced 422 lb
Elite 572 lb
Strength Level Bodyweight Ratio
Beginner 0.50x
Novice 1.00x
Intermediate 1.75x
Advanced 2.25x
Elite 3.25x

How much should I be able to Barbell Shrug? (lb)

What is the average Barbell Shrug? The average Barbell Shrug weight for a male lifter is 290 lb (1RM). This makes you Intermediate on Strength Level and is a very impressive lift.

What is a good Barbell Shrug? Male beginners should aim to lift 103 lb (1RM) which is still impressive compared to the general population.

By Weight and Age

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
110 38 84 151 239 341
120 49 100 173 266 373
130 60 116 194 292 404
140 72 133 215 317 434
150 84 149 235 342 462
160 96 164 255 366 490
170 108 180 275 389 517
180 120 195 293 411 542
190 132 211 312 433 567
200 144 225 330 454 592
210 156 240 348 475 615
220 167 254 365 495 638
230 179 268 382 515 660
240 190 282 398 534 682
250 202 296 414 553 703
260 213 309 430 571 724
270 224 323 446 589 744
280 234 335 461 606 763
290 245 348 476 623 782
300 256 361 490 640 801
310 266 373 505 656 819
Age Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
15 88 155 247 360 487
20 100 178 283 412 557
25 103 182 290 422 572
30 103 182 290 422 572
35 103 182 290 422 572
40 103 182 290 422 572
45 98 173 275 401 543
50 92 162 258 376 509
55 85 150 239 348 471
60 77 137 218 318 430
65 70 124 197 287 388
70 63 111 177 257 349
75 56 99 158 230 312
80 50 89 141 206 279
85 45 80 127 185 250
90 40 72 114 166 225

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Female Barbell Shrug Standards (lb)

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Strength Level Weight
Beginner 34 lb
Novice 79 lb
Intermediate 146 lb
Advanced 233 lb
Elite 335 lb
Strength Level Bodyweight Ratio
Beginner 0.25x
Novice 0.50x
Intermediate 1.00x
Advanced 1.50x
Elite 2.25x

How much should I be able to Barbell Shrug? (lb)

What is the average Barbell Shrug? The average Barbell Shrug weight for a female lifter is 146 lb (1RM). This makes you Intermediate on Strength Level and is a very impressive lift.

What is a good Barbell Shrug? Female beginners should aim to lift 34 lb (1RM) which is still impressive compared to the general population.

By Weight and Age

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
90 13 43 92 160 243
100 18 50 103 174 260
110 22 58 113 187 276
120 26 64 123 200 290
130 31 71 132 211 305
140 35 78 141 223 318
150 39 84 149 233 331
160 43 90 157 243 343
170 48 96 165 253 354
180 52 102 173 262 365
190 56 108 180 271 376
200 60 113 187 280 386
210 64 118 194 288 396
220 67 124 201 297 405
230 71 129 207 304 415
240 75 134 214 312 423
250 78 139 220 319 432
260 82 143 226 327 440
Age Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
15 29 67 124 198 285
20 33 77 142 227 326
25 34 79 146 233 335
30 34 79 146 233 335
35 34 79 146 233 335
40 34 79 146 233 335
45 32 75 138 221 318
50 30 70 130 207 298
55 28 65 120 192 276
60 26 59 110 175 252
65 23 54 99 158 228
70 21 48 89 142 204
75 19 43 79 127 183
80 17 39 71 114 163
85 15 35 64 102 146
90 13 31 57 92 132

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What do the strength standards mean?

Beginner Stronger than 5% of lifters. A beginner lifter can perform the movement correctly and has practiced it for at least a month.
Novice Stronger than 20% of lifters. A novice lifter has trained regularly in the technique for at least six months.
Intermediate Stronger than 50% of lifters. An intermediate lifter has trained regularly in the technique for at least two years.
Advanced Stronger than 80% of lifters. An advanced lifter has progressed for over five years.
Elite Stronger than 95% of lifters. An elite lifter has dedicated over five years to become competitive at strength sports.