Barbell Shrug vs Shoulder Press

Overall Comparison

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

Metric Barbell Shrug Shoulder Press Difference Percent
Daily count 81 1,844 ↓1,763 ↓96%
Total lifts entered 194,646 2,925,755 ↓2,731,109 ↓93%

Male Comparison

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

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

Metric Barbell Shrug Shoulder Press Difference Percent
Average lift 290 lb 139.4 lb ↑150.6 lb ↑108%
Elite lift 572 lb 241.9 lb ↑330.1 lb ↑136%
Average bodyweight 178.2 lb 177.2 lb ↑1 lb ↑1%
Lifts analysed 35,345 559,341 ↓523,996 ↓94%

Female Comparison

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

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

Metric Barbell Shrug Shoulder Press Difference Percent
Average lift 145.9 lb 73.9 lb ↑72 lb ↑97%
Elite lift 335 lb 139.5 lb ↑195.5 lb ↑140%
Average bodyweight 146 lb 144.4 lb ↑1.6 lb ↑1%
Lifts analysed 1,768 77,471 ↓75,703 ↓98%