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Deadlift vs Barbell Shrug

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Overall comparison

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

Metric Deadlift Barbell Shrug Difference Percent
Daily count 7,286 81 ↑7,205 ↑8895%
Total lifts entered 7,022,124 99,788 ↑6,922,336 ↑6937%

Male comparison

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

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

Metric Deadlift Barbell Shrug Difference Percent
Average lift 335.5 lb 289.9 lb ↑45.5 lb ↑16%
Elite lift 551.2 lb 567.9 lb ↓16.8 lb ↓3%
Average bodyweight 177.7 lb 178.2 lb ↓0.6 lb ↓0%
Lifts analysed 1,609,360 36,879 ↑1,572,481 ↑4264%

Female comparison

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

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

Metric Deadlift Barbell Shrug Difference Percent
Average lift 192.2 lb 145.7 lb ↑46.5 lb ↑32%
Elite lift 344.7 lb 338 lb ↑6.7 lb ↑2%
Average bodyweight 144.4 lb 145.8 lb ↓1.5 lb ↓1%
Lifts analysed 363,539 1,803 ↑361,736 ↑20063%

More comparisons

Compare deadlift versus one of the following exercises:

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

See also

Barbell Shrug vs Deadlift Deadlift Standards Barbell Shrug Standards