Barbell Shrug vs Seated Shoulder Press

Overall Comparison

The daily number of barbell shrug lifts entered on Strength Level is less than the daily number of seated shoulder press lifts.

Metric Barbell Shrug Seated Shoulder Press Difference Percent
Daily count 89 118 ↓29 ↓25%
Total lifts entered 194,794 131,459 ↑63,335 ↑48%

Male Comparison

The average barbell shrug entered by men on Strength Level is heavier than the average seated shoulder press.

The bodyweight of men entering barbell shrug lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering seated shoulder press lifts.

Metric Barbell Shrug Seated Shoulder Press Difference Percent
Average lift 290 lb 156.5 lb ↑133.5 lb ↑85%
Elite lift 572 lb 294.7 lb ↑277.3 lb ↑94%
Average bodyweight 178.2 lb 182.3 lb ↓4.1 lb ↓2%
Lifts analysed 35,345 7,157 ↑28,188 ↑394%

Female Comparison

The average barbell shrug entered by women on Strength Level is heavier than the average seated shoulder press.

The bodyweight of women entering barbell shrug lifts on Strength Level is on average heavier than those entering seated shoulder press lifts.

Metric Barbell Shrug Seated Shoulder Press Difference Percent
Average lift 145.9 lb 68.9 lb ↑77 lb ↑112%
Elite lift 335 lb 149.6 lb ↑185.4 lb ↑124%
Average bodyweight 146 lb 143.1 lb ↑2.9 lb ↑2%
Lifts analysed 1,768 515 ↑1,253 ↑243%