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 62 433 ↓371 ↓86%
Total lifts entered 209,636 390,165 ↓180,529 ↓46%

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 130.6 kg 120.5 kg ↑10.1 kg ↑8%
Elite lift 258.3 kg 211.2 kg ↑47.2 kg ↑22%
Average bodyweight 80.7 kg 79.2 kg ↑1.5 kg ↑2%
Lifts analysed 48,241 53,892 ↓5,651 ↓10%

Female Comparison

The average barbell shrug entered by women on Strength Level is heavier 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 67 kg 66 kg ↑1 kg ↑1%
Elite lift 153 kg 118.7 kg ↑34.4 kg ↑29%
Average bodyweight 66.4 kg 63.5 kg ↑2.9 kg ↑5%
Lifts analysed 2,325 16,524 ↓14,199 ↓86%