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Barbell Shrug vs Military Press

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Overall comparison

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

Metric Barbell Shrug Military Press Difference Percent
Daily count 62 484 ↓422 ↓87%
Total lifts entered 108,172 311,483 ↓203,311 ↓65%

Male comparison

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

The bodyweight of men entering barbell shrug lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering military press lifts.

Metric Barbell Shrug Military Press Difference Percent
Average lift 290.3 lb 141.9 lb ↑148.4 lb ↑105%
Elite lift 572.6 lb 239.8 lb ↑332.8 lb ↑139%
Average bodyweight 178.2 lb 178.2 lb ↓0 lb ↓0%
Lifts analysed 34,741 103,951 ↓69,210 ↓67%

Female comparison

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

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

Metric Barbell Shrug Military Press Difference Percent
Average lift 145.3 lb 75.9 lb ↑69.4 lb ↑91%
Elite lift 334.2 lb 141.3 lb ↑193 lb ↑137%
Average bodyweight 145.9 lb 143.4 lb ↑2.5 lb ↑2%
Lifts analysed 1,747 7,329 ↓5,582 ↓76%

More comparisons

Compare barbell shrug versus one of the following exercises:

Bench Press Squat Deadlift Shoulder Press Military Press Barbell Curl Bent Over Row Front Squat Incline Bench Press Hex Bar Deadlift Sumo Deadlift EZ Bar Curl Hip Thrust Romanian Deadlift Close Grip Bench Press Rack Pull Upright Row Floor Press Good Morning Seated Shoulder Press Preacher Curl Tricep Extension Zercher Squat Bulgarian Split Squat Pendlay Row Decline Bench Press Stiff Legged Deadlift Barbell Lunge Box Squat Lying Tricep Extension Wrist Curl Split Squat T-Bar Row Reverse Barbell Curl Landmine Squat Reverse Wrist Curl Reverse Grip Bench Press

See also

Military Press vs Barbell Shrug Barbell Shrug Standards Military Press Standards