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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 107 63 ↑44 ↑70%
Total lifts entered 102,550 77,580 ↑24,970 ↑32%

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 290.1 lb 200.2 lb ↑89.9 lb ↑45%
Elite lift 567.9 lb 325.3 lb ↑242.6 lb ↑75%
Average bodyweight 178.3 lb 178.3 lb ↑0 lb ↑0%
Lifts analysed 38,126 21,660 ↑16,466 ↑76%

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 145.6 lb 111.2 lb ↑34.5 lb ↑31%
Elite lift 337.7 lb 192.5 lb ↑145.2 lb ↑75%
Average bodyweight 145.7 lb 143 lb ↑2.7 lb ↑2%
Lifts analysed 1,853 1,551 ↑302 ↑19%

More comparisons

Compare barbell shrug versus one of the following exercises:

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

See also

Pendlay Row vs Barbell Shrug Barbell Shrug Standards Pendlay Row Standards