Barbell Shrug vs Romanian Deadlift

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 71 195 ↓124 ↓64%
Total lifts entered 110,032 188,400 ↓78,368 ↓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 lb 263.1 lb ↑27 lb ↑10%
Elite lift 572 lb 461.6 lb ↑110.4 lb ↑24%
Average bodyweight 178.2 lb 174.4 lb ↑3.8 lb ↑2%
Lifts analysed 35,345 49,143 ↓13,798 ↓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 145.9 lb 145.9 lb ↓0.1 lb ↓0%
Elite lift 335 lb 261.3 lb ↑73.8 lb ↑28%
Average bodyweight 146 lb 139.7 lb ↑6.3 lb ↑5%
Lifts analysed 1,768 15,508 ↓13,740 ↓89%