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Barbell Shrug vs Zercher Squat

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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 68 37 ↑31 ↑84%
Total lifts entered 59,313 3,570 ↑55,743 ↑1561%

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 291.8 lb 252.4 lb ↑39.3 lb ↑16%
Elite lift 571 lb 452.8 lb ↑118.2 lb ↑26%
Average bodyweight 178.3 lb 181.4 lb ↓3.1 lb ↓2%
Lifts analysed 27,964 1,136 ↑26,828 ↑2362%

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 heavier than those entering zercher squat lifts.

Metric Barbell Shrug Zercher Squat Difference Percent
Average lift 144.1 lb 130.9 lb ↑13.3 lb ↑10%
Elite lift 335.4 lb 252.1 lb ↑83.3 lb ↑33%
Average bodyweight 146.2 lb 144.4 lb ↑1.8 lb ↑1%
Lifts analysed 1,395 107 ↑1,288 ↑1204%

More comparisons

Compare barbell shrug versus one of the following exercises:

Bench Press Deadlift Squat Shoulder Press Barbell Curl Military Press Front Squat Bent Over Row Incline Bench Press Hex Bar Deadlift Hip Thrust Sumo Deadlift Romanian Deadlift Decline Bench Press Close Grip Bench Press Preacher Curl Rack Pull Pendlay Row T-Bar Row Wrist Curl Box Squat Stiff Legged Deadlift Zercher Squat Tricep Extension Lying Tricep Extension Upright Row Barbell Lunge Good Morning Floor Press Bulgarian Split Squat Reverse Wrist Curl Split Squat Landmine Squat

See also

Zercher Squat vs Barbell Shrug Barbell Shrug Standards Zercher Squat Standards