Barbell Shrug vs Wide Grip Bench Press

Overall Comparison

The daily number of barbell shrug lifts entered on Strength Level is greater than the daily number of wide grip bench press lifts.

Metric Barbell Shrug Wide Grip Bench Press Difference Percent
Daily count 89 4 ↑85 ↑2125%
Total lifts entered 194,794 19,460 ↑175,334 ↑901%

Male Comparison

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

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

Metric Barbell Shrug Wide Grip Bench Press Difference Percent
Average lift 290 lb 216.2 lb ↑73.9 lb ↑34%
Elite lift 572 lb 375.2 lb ↑196.8 lb ↑52%
Average bodyweight 178.2 lb 172.5 lb ↑5.7 lb ↑3%
Lifts analysed 35,345 162 ↑35,183 ↑21718%

Female Comparison

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

The bodyweight of women entering barbell shrug lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering wide grip bench press lifts.

Metric Barbell Shrug Wide Grip Bench Press Difference Percent
Average lift 145.9 lb 114.8 lb ↑31.1 lb ↑27%
Elite lift 335 lb 231.9 lb ↑103.1 lb ↑44%
Average bodyweight 146 lb 147 lb ↓1 lb ↓1%
Lifts analysed 1,768 0 ↑1,768 ↑-