Barbell Shrug vs Zercher Squat

Overall Comparison

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

Metric Barbell Shrug Zercher Squat Difference Percent
Daily count 76 16 ↑60 ↑375%
Total lifts entered 195,215 79,644 ↑115,571 ↑145%

Male Comparison

The average barbell shrug entered by men on Strength Level is heavier than the average zercher squat.

The bodyweight of men entering barbell shrug lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering zercher squat lifts.

Metric Barbell Shrug Zercher Squat Difference Percent
Average lift 290 lb 251 lb ↑39.1 lb ↑16%
Elite lift 572 lb 453.6 lb ↑118.4 lb ↑26%
Average bodyweight 178.2 lb 181.8 lb ↓3.6 lb ↓2%
Lifts analysed 35,345 5,027 ↑30,318 ↑603%

Female Comparison

The average barbell shrug entered by women on Strength Level is heavier than the average zercher squat.

The bodyweight of women entering barbell shrug lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering zercher squat lifts.

Metric Barbell Shrug Zercher Squat Difference Percent
Average lift 145.9 lb 136.8 lb ↑9.1 lb ↑7%
Elite lift 335 lb 266.4 lb ↑68.6 lb ↑26%
Average bodyweight 146 lb 146.7 lb ↓0.7 lb ↓0%
Lifts analysed 1,768 469 ↑1,299 ↑277%