Deadlift vs Barbell Shrug

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 5,385 71 ↑5,314 ↑7485%
Total lifts entered 7,724,948 110,032 ↑7,614,916 ↑6921%

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 334.3 lb 290 lb ↑44.3 lb ↑15%
Elite lift 552.1 lb 572 lb ↓19.9 lb ↓3%
Average bodyweight 177.5 lb 178.2 lb ↓0.7 lb ↓0%
Lifts analysed 1,647,946 35,345 ↑1,612,601 ↑4562%

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 193.8 lb 145.9 lb ↑47.9 lb ↑33%
Elite lift 347.2 lb 335 lb ↑12.1 lb ↑4%
Average bodyweight 144.3 lb 146 lb ↓1.7 lb ↓1%
Lifts analysed 354,394 1,768 ↑352,626 ↑19945%