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Barbell Shrug vs Shoulder Press

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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 62 937 ↓875 ↓93%
Total lifts entered 108,172 1,890,482 ↓1,782,310 ↓94%

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 290.3 lb 139.4 lb ↑150.9 lb ↑108%
Elite lift 572.6 lb 241.9 lb ↑330.7 lb ↑137%
Average bodyweight 178.2 lb 177.2 lb ↑1 lb ↑1%
Lifts analysed 34,741 553,723 ↓518,982 ↓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 145.3 lb 73.8 lb ↑71.5 lb ↑97%
Elite lift 334.2 lb 139.4 lb ↑194.8 lb ↑140%
Average bodyweight 145.9 lb 144.4 lb ↑1.6 lb ↑1%
Lifts analysed 1,747 76,817 ↓75,070 ↓98%

More comparisons

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See also

Shoulder Press vs Barbell Shrug Barbell Shrug Standards Shoulder Press Standards