Barbell Shrug vs Decline Bench Press

Overall Comparison

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

Metric Barbell Shrug Decline Bench Press Difference Percent
Daily count 81 45 ↑36 ↑80%
Total lifts entered 194,646 185,903 ↑8,743 ↑5%

Male Comparison

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

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

Metric Barbell Shrug Decline Bench Press Difference Percent
Average lift 290 lb 231.4 lb ↑58.7 lb ↑25%
Elite lift 572 lb 396.8 lb ↑175.2 lb ↑44%
Average bodyweight 178.2 lb 177.7 lb ↑0.5 lb ↑0%
Lifts analysed 35,345 25,444 ↑9,901 ↑39%

Female Comparison

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

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

Metric Barbell Shrug Decline Bench Press Difference Percent
Average lift 145.9 lb 119.2 lb ↑26.7 lb ↑22%
Elite lift 335 lb 244.7 lb ↑90.3 lb ↑37%
Average bodyweight 146 lb 148.1 lb ↓2.2 lb ↓1%
Lifts analysed 1,768 1,567 ↑201 ↑13%