Barbell Shrug vs Paused Bench Press

Overall Comparison

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

Metric Barbell Shrug Paused Bench Press Difference Percent
Daily count 76 29 ↑47 ↑162%
Total lifts entered 195,215 32,256 ↑162,959 ↑505%

Male Comparison

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

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

Metric Barbell Shrug Paused Bench Press Difference Percent
Average lift 290 lb 237.5 lb ↑52.5 lb ↑22%
Elite lift 572 lb 372.8 lb ↑199.2 lb ↑53%
Average bodyweight 178.2 lb 181 lb ↓2.8 lb ↓2%
Lifts analysed 35,345 579 ↑34,766 ↑6004%

Female Comparison

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

The bodyweight of women entering barbell shrug lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering paused bench press lifts.

Metric Barbell Shrug Paused Bench Press Difference Percent
Average lift 145.9 lb 103.4 lb ↑42.4 lb ↑41%
Elite lift 335 lb 210.8 lb ↑124.3 lb ↑59%
Average bodyweight 146 lb 146.8 lb ↓0.8 lb ↓1%
Lifts analysed 1,768 0 ↑1,768 ↑-