Barbell Shrug vs Front Squat

Overall Comparison

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

Metric Barbell Shrug Front Squat Difference Percent
Daily count 81 435 ↓354 ↓81%
Total lifts entered 194,646 917,840 ↓723,194 ↓79%

Male Comparison

The average barbell shrug entered by men on Strength Level is heavier than the average front squat.

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

Metric Barbell Shrug Front Squat Difference Percent
Average lift 290 lb 229.5 lb ↑60.5 lb ↑26%
Elite lift 572 lb 377.4 lb ↑194.6 lb ↑52%
Average bodyweight 178.2 lb 177.8 lb ↑0.4 lb ↑0%
Lifts analysed 35,345 182,765 ↓147,420 ↓81%

Female Comparison

The average barbell shrug entered by women on Strength Level is heavier than the average front squat.

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

Metric Barbell Shrug Front Squat Difference Percent
Average lift 145.9 lb 136.8 lb ↑9.1 lb ↑7%
Elite lift 335 lb 230.5 lb ↑104.5 lb ↑45%
Average bodyweight 146 lb 142.8 lb ↑3.2 lb ↑2%
Lifts analysed 1,768 54,849 ↓53,081 ↓97%