Barbell Shrug vs Box Squat

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 81 54 ↑27 ↑50%
Total lifts entered 206,903 119,907 ↑86,996 ↑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 287.9 lb 336.9 lb ↓49 lb ↓15%
Elite lift 569.5 lb 595.3 lb ↓25.8 lb ↓4%
Average bodyweight 177.9 lb 180.1 lb ↓2.3 lb ↓1%
Lifts analysed 48,241 16,071 ↑32,170 ↑200%

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 147.7 lb 191.1 lb ↓43.4 lb ↓23%
Elite lift 337.4 lb 343.8 lb ↓6.4 lb ↓2%
Average bodyweight 146.3 lb 144 lb ↑2.3 lb ↑2%
Lifts analysed 2,325 3,190 ↓865 ↓27%