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Barbell Shrug vs Romanian Deadlift

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Overall comparison

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

Metric Barbell Shrug Romanian Deadlift Difference Percent
Daily count 58 125 ↓67 ↓54%
Total lifts entered 108,435 185,474 ↓77,039 ↓42%

Male comparison

The average barbell shrug entered by men on Strength Level is heavier than the average romanian deadlift.

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

Metric Barbell Shrug Romanian Deadlift Difference Percent
Average lift 290.3 lb 263.1 lb ↑27.2 lb ↑10%
Elite lift 572.5 lb 461.8 lb ↑110.7 lb ↑24%
Average bodyweight 178.2 lb 174.4 lb ↑3.8 lb ↑2%
Lifts analysed 34,856 48,467 ↓13,611 ↓28%

Female comparison

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

The bodyweight of women entering barbell shrug lifts on Strength Level is on average heavier than those entering romanian deadlift lifts.

Metric Barbell Shrug Romanian Deadlift Difference Percent
Average lift 145.4 lb 146 lb ↓0.6 lb ↓0%
Elite lift 334.3 lb 261.1 lb ↑73.3 lb ↑28%
Average bodyweight 146 lb 139.7 lb ↑6.3 lb ↑4%
Lifts analysed 1,751 15,323 ↓13,572 ↓89%

More comparisons

Compare barbell shrug versus one of the following exercises:

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

See also

Romanian Deadlift vs Barbell Shrug Barbell Shrug Standards Romanian Deadlift Standards