Barbell Shrug vs Preacher Curl

Overall Comparison

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

Metric Barbell Shrug Preacher Curl Difference Percent
Daily count 81 54 ↑27 ↑50%
Total lifts entered 194,646 126,120 ↑68,526 ↑54%

Male Comparison

The average barbell shrug entered by men on Strength Level is heavier than the average preacher curl.

The bodyweight of men entering barbell shrug lifts on Strength Level is on average heavier than those entering preacher curl lifts.

Metric Barbell Shrug Preacher Curl Difference Percent
Average lift 290 lb 103.3 lb ↑186.7 lb ↑181%
Elite lift 572 lb 206.4 lb ↑365.6 lb ↑177%
Average bodyweight 178.2 lb 176.5 lb ↑1.7 lb ↑1%
Lifts analysed 35,345 13,551 ↑21,794 ↑161%

Female Comparison

The average barbell shrug entered by women on Strength Level is heavier than the average preacher curl.

The bodyweight of women entering barbell shrug lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering preacher curl lifts.

Metric Barbell Shrug Preacher Curl Difference Percent
Average lift 145.9 lb 56.6 lb ↑89.3 lb ↑158%
Elite lift 335 lb 123.2 lb ↑211.9 lb ↑172%
Average bodyweight 146 lb 147.2 lb ↓1.3 lb ↓1%
Lifts analysed 1,768 816 ↑952 ↑117%