Bench Press vs Barbell Shrug

Overall comparison

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

Metric Bench Press Barbell Shrug Difference Percent
Daily count 11,372 71 ↑11,301 ↑15917%
Total lifts entered 13,354,162 110,032 ↑13,244,130 ↑12037%

Male comparison

The average bench press entered by men on Strength Level is less heavy than the average barbell shrug.

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

Metric Bench Press Barbell Shrug Difference Percent
Average lift 213.9 lb 290 lb ↓76.2 lb ↓26%
Elite lift 368.7 lb 572 lb ↓203.3 lb ↓36%
Average bodyweight 176.6 lb 178.2 lb ↓1.6 lb ↓1%
Lifts analysed 2,469,102 35,345 ↑2,433,757 ↑6886%

Female comparison

The average bench press entered by women on Strength Level is less heavy than the average barbell shrug.

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

Metric Bench Press Barbell Shrug Difference Percent
Average lift 110.4 lb 145.9 lb ↓35.5 lb ↓24%
Elite lift 219.5 lb 335 lb ↓115.6 lb ↓34%
Average bodyweight 145.8 lb 146 lb ↓0.1 lb ↓0%
Lifts analysed 335,632 1,768 ↑333,864 ↑18884%