Barbell Shrug vs Bench Press

Overall Comparison

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

Metric Barbell Shrug Bench Press Difference Percent
Daily count 89 17,262 ↓17,173 ↓99.5%
Total lifts entered 194,794 21,268,475 ↓21,073,681 ↓99.1%

Male Comparison

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

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

Metric Barbell Shrug Bench Press Difference Percent
Average lift 290 lb 213.9 lb ↑76.2 lb ↑36%
Elite lift 572 lb 368.7 lb ↑203.3 lb ↑55%
Average bodyweight 178.2 lb 176.6 lb ↑1.6 lb ↑1%
Lifts analysed 35,345 2,469,102 ↓2,433,757 ↓99%

Female Comparison

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

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

Metric Barbell Shrug Bench Press Difference Percent
Average lift 145.9 lb 110.4 lb ↑35.5 lb ↑32%
Elite lift 335 lb 219.5 lb ↑115.6 lb ↑53%
Average bodyweight 146 lb 145.8 lb ↑0.1 lb ↑0%
Lifts analysed 1,768 335,632 ↓333,864 ↓99.5%