Barbell Shrug vs Sumo Deadlift

Overall comparison

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

Metric Barbell Shrug Sumo Deadlift Difference Percent
Daily count 71 291 ↓220 ↓76%
Total lifts entered 110,032 166,154 ↓56,122 ↓34%

Male comparison

The average barbell shrug entered by men on Strength Level is less heavy than the average sumo deadlift.

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

Metric Barbell Shrug Sumo Deadlift Difference Percent
Average lift 290 lb 359.2 lb ↓69.1 lb ↓19%
Elite lift 572 lb 584.1 lb ↓12.1 lb ↓2%
Average bodyweight 178.2 lb 172.9 lb ↑5.3 lb ↑3%
Lifts analysed 35,345 35,939 ↓594 ↓2%

Female comparison

The average barbell shrug entered by women on Strength Level is less heavy than the average sumo deadlift.

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

Metric Barbell Shrug Sumo Deadlift Difference Percent
Average lift 145.9 lb 201.1 lb ↓55.2 lb ↓27%
Elite lift 335 lb 332 lb ↑3.1 lb ↑1%
Average bodyweight 146 lb 138.7 lb ↑7.3 lb ↑5%
Lifts analysed 1,768 9,884 ↓8,116 ↓82%