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 212,000 lifts by Strength Level users

Male Barbell Shrug Standards (lb)

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Strength Level Weight
Beginner 101 lb
Novice 181 lb
Intermediate 288 lb
Advanced 420 lb
Elite 570 lb
Strength Level Bodyweight Ratio
Beginner 0.50x
Novice 1.00x
Intermediate 1.50x
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 288 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 101 lb (1RM) which is still impressive compared to the general population.

Barbell weights include the weight of the bar, normally 20 kg / 44 lb.

By Weight and Age

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
110 37 83 151 238 341
120 48 99 172 265 373
130 60 115 193 291 404
140 71 131 214 317 433
150 83 147 234 341 462
160 95 163 254 365 489
170 107 179 273 388 516
180 119 194 292 410 542
190 131 209 310 432 566
200 142 224 328 453 591
210 154 238 346 473 614
220 165 252 363 493 637
230 177 266 380 513 659
240 188 280 396 532 680
250 199 294 412 550 701
260 210 307 428 569 722
270 221 320 443 586 742
280 232 333 458 604 761
290 242 345 473 621 780
300 253 358 487 637 799
310 263 370 502 654 817
Age Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
15 86 154 245 358 485
20 99 176 281 409 555
25 101 181 288 420 570
30 101 181 288 420 570
35 101 181 288 420 570
40 101 181 288 420 570
45 96 171 273 399 540
50 90 161 256 374 507
55 84 149 237 346 469
60 76 136 216 316 428
65 69 123 196 285 387
70 62 110 175 256 347
75 55 98 157 229 310
80 49 88 140 205 278
85 44 79 126 183 249
90 40 71 113 165 224

How many sets and reps of Barbell Shrug should I do?

These are the most popular Barbell Shrug workouts done by male lifters:

3x10 16%
3x12 11%
3x8 10%
4x10 7%
3x15 5%

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Female Barbell Shrug Standards (lb)

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Strength Level Weight
Beginner 35 lb
Novice 81 lb
Intermediate 148 lb
Advanced 235 lb
Elite 337 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 148 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 35 lb (1RM) which is still impressive compared to the general population.

Barbell weights include the weight of the bar, normally 20 kg / 44 lb.

By Weight and Age

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
90 14 43 93 160 242
100 18 51 104 174 259
110 23 58 114 188 275
120 27 65 124 200 291
130 32 72 133 212 305
140 36 79 142 224 319
150 40 86 151 235 332
160 45 92 159 245 344
170 49 98 167 255 356
180 53 104 175 265 367
190 58 110 183 274 378
200 62 116 190 283 388
210 66 121 197 291 398
220 70 127 204 300 408
230 74 132 211 308 418
240 78 137 217 316 427
250 81 142 223 323 435
260 85 147 229 330 444
Age Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
15 30 69 126 200 287
20 34 79 144 229 329
25 35 81 148 235 337
30 35 81 148 235 337
35 35 81 148 235 337
40 35 81 148 235 337
45 33 76 140 223 320
50 31 72 132 209 300
55 29 66 122 194 278
60 27 61 111 177 254
65 24 55 100 160 229
70 22 49 90 143 206
75 19 44 81 128 184
80 17 39 72 115 164
85 15 35 65 103 147
90 14 32 58 93 133

How many sets and reps of Barbell Shrug should I do?

These are the most popular Barbell Shrug workouts done by female lifters:

3x10 19%
3x8 10%
3x12 9%
2x10 8%
4x10 6%

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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.