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 117 74 ↑43 ↑58%
Total lifts entered 48,317 21,686 ↑26,631 ↑123%

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 291.4 lb 201.8 lb ↑89.6 lb ↑44%
Elite lift 569.9 lb 331 lb ↑238.9 lb ↑72%
Average bodyweight 177.9 lb 179 lb ↓1.1 lb ↓1%
Lifts analysed 22,574 9,736 ↑12,838 ↑132%

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 144.7 lb 109.3 lb ↑35.3 lb ↑32%
Elite lift 340 lb 190 lb ↑150 lb ↑79%
Average bodyweight 146.4 lb 142.8 lb ↑3.6 lb ↑3%
Lifts analysed 1,162 695 ↑467 ↑67%

More comparisons

Compare barbell shrug versus one of the following exercises:

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

See also

Pendlay Row vs Barbell Shrug Barbell Shrug Standards Pendlay Row Standards