Barbell Shrug vs Rack Pull

Overall Comparison

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

Metric Barbell Shrug Rack Pull Difference Percent
Daily count 81 47 ↑34 ↑72%
Total lifts entered 194,646 130,909 ↑63,737 ↑49%

Male Comparison

The average barbell shrug entered by men on Strength Level is less heavy than the average rack pull.

The bodyweight of men entering barbell shrug lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering rack pull lifts.

Metric Barbell Shrug Rack Pull Difference Percent
Average lift 290 lb 415.7 lb ↓125.7 lb ↓30%
Elite lift 572 lb 714.9 lb ↓142.9 lb ↓20%
Average bodyweight 178.2 lb 182.6 lb ↓4.4 lb ↓2%
Lifts analysed 35,345 14,090 ↑21,255 ↑151%

Female Comparison

The average barbell shrug entered by women on Strength Level is less heavy than the average rack pull.

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

Metric Barbell Shrug Rack Pull Difference Percent
Average lift 145.9 lb 251.2 lb ↓105.3 lb ↓42%
Elite lift 335 lb 448.9 lb ↓113.9 lb ↓25%
Average bodyweight 146 lb 150.9 lb ↓4.9 lb ↓3%
Lifts analysed 1,768 1,726 ↑42 ↑2%