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 47 29 ↑18 ↑62%
Total lifts entered 213,123 125,241 ↑87,882 ↑70%

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 287.9 lb 140 lb ↑148 lb ↑106%
Elite lift 569.5 lb 284.1 lb ↑285.5 lb ↑101%
Average bodyweight 177.9 lb 176.4 lb ↑1.4 lb ↑1%
Lifts analysed 48,241 22,916 ↑25,325 ↑111%

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 147.7 lb 72.9 lb ↑74.9 lb ↑103%
Elite lift 337.4 lb 147.3 lb ↑190.1 lb ↑129%
Average bodyweight 146.3 lb 142.3 lb ↑4 lb ↑3%
Lifts analysed 2,325 4,140 ↓1,815 ↓44%