Barbell Shrug Standards (lb)

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

Our barbell shrug standards are based on 9,000 lifts by Strength Level users.

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Male Barbell Shrug Standards (lb)

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
120 54 x0.45 107 x0.89 181 x1.51 275 x2.29 382 x3.19
130 66 x0.5 123 x0.94 202 x1.55 300 x2.31 412 x3.17
140 77 x0.55 138 x0.99 222 x1.58 324 x2.32 440 x3.14
150 89 x0.59 154 x1.03 241 x1.61 348 x2.32 467 x3.12
160 101 x0.63 169 x1.06 260 x1.62 370 x2.31 494 x3.09
170 112 x0.66 184 x1.08 278 x1.64 392 x2.31 519 x3.05
180 124 x0.69 199 x1.1 296 x1.65 413 x2.3 543 x3.02
190 135 x0.71 213 x1.12 314 x1.65 434 x2.28 567 x2.98
200 146 x0.73 227 x1.14 331 x1.65 454 x2.27 590 x2.95
210 157 x0.75 241 x1.15 348 x1.66 474 x2.26 612 x2.91
220 168 x0.77 255 x1.16 364 x1.65 493 x2.24 634 x2.88
230 179 x0.78 268 x1.16 380 x1.65 511 x2.22 655 x2.85
240 190 x0.79 281 x1.17 395 x1.65 529 x2.2 675 x2.81
250 201 x0.8 294 x1.18 410 x1.64 547 x2.19 695 x2.78
260 211 x0.81 306 x1.18 425 x1.64 564 x2.17 714 x2.75
270 221 x0.82 319 x1.18 440 x1.63 580 x2.15 733 x2.71
280 231 x0.83 331 x1.18 454 x1.62 597 x2.13 751 x2.68
290 242 x0.83 343 x1.18 468 x1.61 613 x2.11 769 x2.65
300 251 x0.84 355 x1.18 482 x1.61 629 x2.1 787 x2.62
310 261 x0.84 366 x1.18 495 x1.6 644 x2.08 804 x2.59
All 107 186 292 422 568

These male standards were last updated yesterday and are based on 11,000 filtered lifts.

Note: these barbell standards include the weight of the bar, normally 20 kg / 44 lb.

Female Barbell Shrug Standards (lb)

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
100 18 x0.18 52 x0.52 107 x1.07 181 x1.81 269 x2.69
110 22 x0.2 59 x0.53 116 x1.05 192 x1.74 282 x2.57
120 26 x0.21 64 x0.54 124 x1.03 202 x1.69 295 x2.46
130 29 x0.23 70 x0.54 132 x1.01 212 x1.63 307 x2.36
140 33 x0.23 76 x0.54 139 x0.99 222 x1.58 318 x2.27
150 36 x0.24 81 x0.54 146 x0.97 231 x1.54 329 x2.19
160 40 x0.25 86 x0.54 153 x0.96 239 x1.49 339 x2.12
170 43 x0.25 91 x0.53 159 x0.94 247 x1.45 349 x2.05
180 47 x0.26 96 x0.53 166 x0.92 255 x1.42 358 x1.99
190 50 x0.26 100 x0.53 172 x0.9 263 x1.38 367 x1.93
200 53 x0.26 105 x0.52 178 x0.89 270 x1.35 376 x1.88
210 56 x0.27 109 x0.52 183 x0.87 277 x1.32 384 x1.83
220 59 x0.27 113 x0.51 189 x0.86 283 x1.29 392 x1.78
230 62 x0.27 117 x0.51 194 x0.84 290 x1.26 399 x1.74
240 65 x0.27 121 x0.51 199 x0.83 296 x1.23 407 x1.69
250 68 x0.27 125 x0.5 204 x0.82 302 x1.21 414 x1.66
260 71 x0.27 129 x0.5 209 x0.8 308 x1.19 421 x1.62
All 33 77 143 229 330

These female standards were last updated yesterday and are based on 573 filtered lifts.

Note: these barbell standards include the weight of the bar, normally 20 kg / 44 lb.

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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.

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Exercise Comparisons

Compare barbell shrug versus one of the following exercises:

Bench Deadlift Squat Shoulder Press Barbell Curl Bent Over Row Front Squat Incline Bench Press Hex Bar Deadlift Romanian Deadlift Hip Thrust Upright Row Decline Bench Press Good Morning T-Bar Row Pendlay Row Lying Tricep Extension Tricep Extension