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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 less than the daily number of pendlay row lifts.

Metric Barbell Shrug Pendlay Row Difference Percent
Daily count 86 109 ↓23 ↓21%
Total lifts entered 59,245 30,397 ↑28,848 ↑95%

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 291.8 lb 200.5 lb ↑91.3 lb ↑46%
Elite lift 571 lb 327.1 lb ↑243.9 lb ↑75%
Average bodyweight 178.3 lb 178.5 lb ↓0.2 lb ↓0%
Lifts analysed 27,964 13,372 ↑14,592 ↑109%

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 144.1 lb 110.5 lb ↑33.7 lb ↑30%
Elite lift 335.4 lb 193.2 lb ↑142.2 lb ↑74%
Average bodyweight 146.2 lb 142.8 lb ↑3.4 lb ↑2%
Lifts analysed 1,395 950 ↑445 ↑47%

More comparisons

Compare barbell shrug versus one of the following exercises:

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

See also

Pendlay Row vs Barbell Shrug Barbell Shrug Standards Pendlay Row Standards