Barbell Shrug vs Pause Squat

Overall Comparison

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

Metric Barbell Shrug Pause Squat Difference Percent
Daily count 76 4 ↑72 ↑1800%
Total lifts entered 195,215 25,794 ↑169,421 ↑657%

Male Comparison

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

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

Metric Barbell Shrug Pause Squat Difference Percent
Average lift 290 lb 270.8 lb ↑19.2 lb ↑7%
Elite lift 572 lb 452.3 lb ↑119.7 lb ↑26%
Average bodyweight 178.2 lb 175.4 lb ↑2.8 lb ↑2%
Lifts analysed 35,345 343 ↑35,002 ↑10205%

Female Comparison

The average barbell shrug entered by women on Strength Level is less heavy than the average pause squat.

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

Metric Barbell Shrug Pause Squat Difference Percent
Average lift 145.9 lb 148.8 lb ↓3 lb ↓2%
Elite lift 335 lb 263.9 lb ↑71.2 lb ↑27%
Average bodyweight 146 lb 142.3 lb ↑3.7 lb ↑3%
Lifts analysed 1,768 0 ↑1,768 ↑-