Barbell Shrug vs EZ Bar Curl

Overall Comparison

The daily number of barbell shrug lifts entered on Strength Level is less than the daily number of ez bar curl lifts.

Metric Barbell Shrug EZ Bar Curl Difference Percent
Daily count 76 125 ↓49 ↓39%
Total lifts entered 195,215 134,099 ↑61,116 ↑46%

Male Comparison

The average barbell shrug entered by men on Strength Level is heavier than the average ez bar curl.

The bodyweight of men entering barbell shrug lifts on Strength Level is on average heavier than those entering ez bar curl lifts.

Metric Barbell Shrug EZ Bar Curl Difference Percent
Average lift 290 lb 104.5 lb ↑185.5 lb ↑178%
Elite lift 572 lb 191.9 lb ↑380.1 lb ↑198%
Average bodyweight 178.2 lb 173.1 lb ↑5.1 lb ↑3%
Lifts analysed 35,345 11,469 ↑23,876 ↑208%

Female Comparison

The average barbell shrug entered by women on Strength Level is heavier than the average ez bar curl.

The bodyweight of women entering barbell shrug lifts on Strength Level is on average heavier than those entering ez bar curl lifts.

Metric Barbell Shrug EZ Bar Curl Difference Percent
Average lift 145.9 lb 61.7 lb ↑84.1 lb ↑136%
Elite lift 335 lb 119.4 lb ↑215.7 lb ↑181%
Average bodyweight 146 lb 145.6 lb ↑0.4 lb ↑0%
Lifts analysed 1,768 599 ↑1,169 ↑195%