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Barbell Shrug vs Barbell Curl

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Overall comparison

The daily number of barbell shrug lifts entered on Strength Level is less than the daily number of barbell curl lifts.

Metric Barbell Shrug Barbell Curl Difference Percent
Daily count 53 645 ↓592 ↓92%
Total lifts entered 59,721 676,746 ↓617,025 ↓91%

Male comparison

The average barbell shrug entered by men on Strength Level is heavier than the average barbell curl.

The bodyweight of men entering barbell shrug lifts on Strength Level is on average heavier than those entering barbell curl lifts.

Metric Barbell Shrug Barbell Curl Difference Percent
Average lift 291.8 lb 103.7 lb ↑188.1 lb ↑181%
Elite lift 570.9 lb 201.6 lb ↑369.3 lb ↑183%
Average bodyweight 178.3 lb 172.1 lb ↑6.2 lb ↑4%
Lifts analysed 28,100 235,835 ↓207,735 ↓88%

Female comparison

The average barbell shrug entered by women on Strength Level is heavier than the average barbell curl.

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

Metric Barbell Shrug Barbell Curl Difference Percent
Average lift 144.1 lb 53.7 lb ↑90.4 lb ↑168%
Elite lift 334.7 lb 118 lb ↑216.7 lb ↑184%
Average bodyweight 146.3 lb 142.4 lb ↑3.9 lb ↑3%
Lifts analysed 1,407 26,127 ↓24,720 ↓95%

More comparisons

Compare barbell shrug versus one of the following exercises:

Bench Press Deadlift Squat Shoulder Press Barbell Curl 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 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

Barbell Curl vs Barbell Shrug Barbell Shrug Standards Barbell Curl Standards