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Barbell Shrug vs Rack Pull

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Overall comparison

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

Metric Barbell Shrug Rack Pull Difference Percent
Daily count 94 105 ↓11 ↓10%
Total lifts entered 59,457 12,215 ↑47,242 ↑387%

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 291.8 lb 415.1 lb ↓123.3 lb ↓30%
Elite lift 570.9 lb 706.4 lb ↓135.5 lb ↓19%
Average bodyweight 178.3 lb 181 lb ↓2.7 lb ↓1%
Lifts analysed 28,100 5,074 ↑23,026 ↑454%

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 144.1 lb 244.9 lb ↓100.8 lb ↓41%
Elite lift 334.7 lb 425.5 lb ↓90.8 lb ↓21%
Average bodyweight 146.3 lb 149.7 lb ↓3.5 lb ↓2%
Lifts analysed 1,407 588 ↑819 ↑139%

More comparisons

Compare barbell shrug versus one of the following exercises:

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

See also

Rack Pull vs Barbell Shrug Barbell Shrug Standards Rack Pull Standards