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Barbell Shrug vs Box Squat

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Overall comparison

The daily number of barbell shrug lifts entered on Strength Level is greater than the daily number of box squat lifts.

Metric Barbell Shrug Box Squat Difference Percent
Daily count 88 74 ↑14 ↑19%
Total lifts entered 63,935 10,738 ↑53,197 ↑495%

Male comparison

The average barbell shrug entered by men on Strength Level is less heavy than the average box squat.

The bodyweight of men entering barbell shrug lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering box squat lifts.

Metric Barbell Shrug Box Squat Difference Percent
Average lift 291.8 lb 327.8 lb ↓36 lb ↓11%
Elite lift 570.9 lb 567.5 lb ↑3.4 lb ↑1%
Average bodyweight 178.3 lb 179.5 lb ↓1.2 lb ↓1%
Lifts analysed 28,100 3,272 ↑24,828 ↑759%

Female comparison

The average barbell shrug entered by women on Strength Level is less heavy than the average box squat.

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

Metric Barbell Shrug Box Squat Difference Percent
Average lift 144.1 lb 178.1 lb ↓34 lb ↓19%
Elite lift 334.7 lb 318.1 lb ↑16.6 lb ↑5%
Average bodyweight 146.3 lb 142.2 lb ↑4.1 lb ↑3%
Lifts analysed 1,407 687 ↑720 ↑105%

More comparisons

Compare barbell shrug versus one of the following exercises:

Bench Press Squat Deadlift Shoulder Press Barbell Curl Military Press Incline Bench Press Front Squat Bent Over Row Hex Bar Deadlift Sumo Deadlift Hip Thrust Romanian Deadlift Close Grip Bench Press T-Bar Row Preacher Curl Rack Pull Pendlay Row Stiff Legged Deadlift Box Squat Tricep Extension Decline Bench Press Bulgarian Split Squat Good Morning Upright Row Lying Tricep Extension Floor Press Barbell Lunge Landmine Squat Wrist Curl Split Squat Reverse Wrist Curl Zercher Squat

See also

Box Squat vs Barbell Shrug Barbell Shrug Standards Box Squat Standards