Barbell Shrug vs Upright Row

Overall Comparison

The daily number of barbell shrug lifts entered on Strength Level is greater than the daily number of upright row lifts.

Metric Barbell Shrug Upright Row Difference Percent
Daily count 100 31 ↑69 ↑223%
Total lifts entered 204,116 120,976 ↑83,140 ↑69%

Male Comparison

The average barbell shrug entered by men on Strength Level is heavier than the average upright row.

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

Metric Barbell Shrug Upright Row Difference Percent
Average lift 290 lb 145.2 lb ↑144.8 lb ↑99.7%
Elite lift 572 lb 291.6 lb ↑280.4 lb ↑96%
Average bodyweight 178.2 lb 176.7 lb ↑1.5 lb ↑1%
Lifts analysed 35,345 18,273 ↑17,072 ↑93%

Female Comparison

The average barbell shrug entered by women on Strength Level is heavier than the average upright row.

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

Metric Barbell Shrug Upright Row Difference Percent
Average lift 145.9 lb 75 lb ↑70.9 lb ↑94%
Elite lift 335 lb 151 lb ↑184 lb ↑122%
Average bodyweight 146 lb 142.5 lb ↑3.4 lb ↑2%
Lifts analysed 1,768 3,375 ↓1,607 ↓48%