Barbell Shrug vs Box Squat

Overall Comparison

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

Metric Barbell Shrug Box Squat Difference Percent
Daily count 62 62 ↑0 ↑0%
Total lifts entered 203,686 117,874 ↑85,812 ↑73%

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 290 lb 329.1 lb ↓39.1 lb ↓12%
Elite lift 572 lb 579.8 lb ↓7.8 lb ↓1%
Average bodyweight 178.2 lb 180.6 lb ↓2.4 lb ↓1%
Lifts analysed 35,345 9,998 ↑25,347 ↑254%

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 145.9 lb 184 lb ↓38.1 lb ↓21%
Elite lift 335 lb 328.3 lb ↑6.7 lb ↑2%
Average bodyweight 146 lb 143.2 lb ↑2.8 lb ↑2%
Lifts analysed 1,768 2,033 ↓265 ↓13%