Barbell Shrug vs Machine Shrug

Overall Comparison

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

Metric Barbell Shrug Machine Shrug Difference Percent
Daily count 81 2 ↑79 ↑3950%
Total lifts entered 194,646 637 ↑194,009 ↑30457%

Male Comparison

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

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

Metric Barbell Shrug Machine Shrug Difference Percent
Average lift 290 lb 202.5 lb ↑87.6 lb ↑43%
Elite lift 572 lb 389.5 lb ↑182.5 lb ↑47%
Average bodyweight 178.2 lb 177.4 lb ↑0.8 lb ↑0%
Lifts analysed 35,345 0 ↑35,345 ↑-

Female Comparison

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

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

Metric Barbell Shrug Machine Shrug Difference Percent
Average lift 145.9 lb 93.1 lb ↑52.8 lb ↑57%
Elite lift 335 lb 210.6 lb ↑124.4 lb ↑59%
Average bodyweight 146 lb 144 lb ↑1.9 lb ↑1%
Lifts analysed 1,768 0 ↑1,768 ↑-