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Barbell Shrug vs Pendlay Row

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Overall comparison

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

Metric Barbell Shrug Pendlay Row Difference Percent
Daily count 116 115 ↑1 ↑1%
Total lifts entered 54,311 26,099 ↑28,212 ↑108%

Male comparison

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

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

Metric Barbell Shrug Pendlay Row Difference Percent
Average lift 291.9 lb 201.2 lb ↑90.7 lb ↑45%
Elite lift 571 lb 329.7 lb ↑241.3 lb ↑73%
Average bodyweight 178.2 lb 178.8 lb ↓0.7 lb ↓0%
Lifts analysed 25,652 11,686 ↑13,966 ↑120%

Female comparison

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

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

Metric Barbell Shrug Pendlay Row Difference Percent
Average lift 144.6 lb 110.3 lb ↑34.3 lb ↑31%
Elite lift 337.8 lb 193.7 lb ↑144.1 lb ↑74%
Average bodyweight 146.4 lb 142.7 lb ↑3.7 lb ↑3%
Lifts analysed 1,296 828 ↑468 ↑57%

More comparisons

Compare barbell shrug versus one of the following exercises:

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

See also

Pendlay Row vs Barbell Shrug Barbell Shrug Standards Pendlay Row Standards