Barbell Shrug vs Pendlay Row

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 71 40 ↑31 ↑78%
Total lifts entered 110,032 82,540 ↑27,492 ↑33%

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 heavier than those entering pendlay row lifts.

Metric Barbell Shrug Pendlay Row Difference Percent
Average lift 290 lb 198.7 lb ↑91.3 lb ↑46%
Elite lift 572 lb 325.1 lb ↑246.9 lb ↑76%
Average bodyweight 178.2 lb 177.9 lb ↑0.3 lb ↑0%
Lifts analysed 35,345 21,547 ↑13,798 ↑64%

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 145.9 lb 111.9 lb ↑33.9 lb ↑30%
Elite lift 335 lb 191.9 lb ↑143.1 lb ↑75%
Average bodyweight 146 lb 143.4 lb ↑2.6 lb ↑2%
Lifts analysed 1,768 1,631 ↑137 ↑8%