Behind The Back Barbell Shrug Standards

Measured in lb

Behind the back barbell shrug strength standards help you to compare your one-rep max lift with other lifters at your bodyweight.

Our behind the back barbell shrug standards are new and we will be refining them over the next six months as we collect more data from lifters using Strength Level.

Male Behind The Back Barbell Shrug Standards (lb)

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
110 38 x0.34 84 x0.76 151 x1.37 239 x2.17 341 x3.1
120 49 x0.41 100 x0.83 173 x1.44 266 x2.21 373 x3.11
130 60 x0.47 116 x0.89 194 x1.49 292 x2.25 404 x3.11
140 72 x0.52 133 x0.95 215 x1.54 317 x2.27 434 x3.1
150 84 x0.56 149 x0.99 235 x1.57 342 x2.28 462 x3.08
160 96 x0.6 164 x1.03 255 x1.59 366 x2.29 490 x3.06
170 108 x0.64 180 x1.06 275 x1.61 389 x2.29 517 x3.04
180 120 x0.67 195 x1.09 293 x1.63 411 x2.29 542 x3.01
190 132 x0.7 211 x1.11 312 x1.64 433 x2.28 567 x2.99
200 144 x0.72 225 x1.13 330 x1.65 454 x2.27 592 x2.96
210 156 x0.74 240 x1.14 348 x1.66 475 x2.26 615 x2.93
220 167 x0.76 254 x1.16 365 x1.66 495 x2.25 638 x2.9
230 179 x0.78 268 x1.17 382 x1.66 515 x2.24 660 x2.87
240 190 x0.79 282 x1.18 398 x1.66 534 x2.22 682 x2.84
250 202 x0.81 296 x1.18 414 x1.66 553 x2.21 703 x2.81
260 213 x0.82 309 x1.19 430 x1.65 571 x2.2 724 x2.78
270 224 x0.83 323 x1.19 446 x1.65 589 x2.18 744 x2.75
280 234 x0.84 335 x1.2 461 x1.65 606 x2.16 763 x2.73
290 245 x0.84 348 x1.2 476 x1.64 623 x2.15 782 x2.7
300 256 x0.85 361 x1.2 490 x1.63 640 x2.13 801 x2.67
310 266 x0.86 373 x1.2 505 x1.63 656 x2.12 819 x2.64
All 103 182 290 422 572

These male standards are based on rough estimates. They will be refined over the next few weeks using lifts submitted by people using Strength Level.

Note: these barbell standards include the weight of the bar, normally 20 kg / 44 lb.

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Female Behind The Back Barbell Shrug Standards (lb)

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
90 13 x0.15 43 x0.48 92 x1.03 160 x1.78 243 x2.7
100 18 x0.18 50 x0.5 103 x1.03 174 x1.74 260 x2.6
110 22 x0.2 58 x0.52 113 x1.03 187 x1.7 276 x2.5
120 26 x0.22 64 x0.54 123 x1.02 200 x1.66 290 x2.42
130 31 x0.23 71 x0.55 132 x1.02 211 x1.63 305 x2.34
140 35 x0.25 78 x0.55 141 x1.01 223 x1.59 318 x2.27
150 39 x0.26 84 x0.56 149 x1 233 x1.55 331 x2.2
160 43 x0.27 90 x0.56 157 x0.98 243 x1.52 343 x2.14
170 48 x0.28 96 x0.57 165 x0.97 253 x1.49 354 x2.08
180 52 x0.29 102 x0.57 173 x0.96 262 x1.46 365 x2.03
190 56 x0.29 108 x0.57 180 x0.95 271 x1.43 376 x1.98
200 60 x0.3 113 x0.57 187 x0.94 280 x1.4 386 x1.93
210 64 x0.3 118 x0.56 194 x0.92 288 x1.37 396 x1.88
220 67 x0.31 124 x0.56 201 x0.91 297 x1.35 405 x1.84
230 71 x0.31 129 x0.56 207 x0.9 304 x1.32 415 x1.8
240 75 x0.31 134 x0.56 214 x0.89 312 x1.3 423 x1.76
250 78 x0.31 139 x0.55 220 x0.88 319 x1.28 432 x1.73
260 82 x0.32 143 x0.55 226 x0.87 327 x1.26 440 x1.69
All 34 79 146 233 335

These female standards are based on rough estimates. They will be refined over the next few weeks using lifts submitted by people using Strength Level.

Note: these barbell standards include the weight of the bar, normally 20 kg / 44 lb.

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What do the strength standards mean?

Beginner Stronger than 5% of lifters. A beginner lifter can perform the movement correctly and has practiced it for at least a month.
Novice Stronger than 20% of lifters. A novice lifter has trained regularly in the technique for at least six months.
Intermediate Stronger than 50% of lifters. An intermediate lifter has trained regularly in the technique for at least two years.
Advanced Stronger than 80% of lifters. An advanced lifter has progressed for over five years.
Elite Stronger than 95% of lifters. An elite lifter has dedicated over five years to become competitive at strength sports.

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