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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 62 39 ↑23 ↑59%
Total lifts entered 108,172 40,542 ↑67,630 ↑167%

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 290.3 lb 250.5 lb ↑39.8 lb ↑16%
Elite lift 572.6 lb 454.1 lb ↑118.5 lb ↑26%
Average bodyweight 178.2 lb 181.8 lb ↓3.7 lb ↓2%
Lifts analysed 34,741 4,309 ↑30,432 ↑706%

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 145.3 lb 135.6 lb ↑9.7 lb ↑7%
Elite lift 334.2 lb 264.2 lb ↑70 lb ↑26%
Average bodyweight 145.9 lb 146.6 lb ↓0.6 lb ↓0%
Lifts analysed 1,747 408 ↑1,339 ↑328%

More comparisons

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See also

Zercher Squat vs Barbell Shrug Barbell Shrug Standards Zercher Squat Standards