Decline Bench Press vs Barbell Shrug

Overall comparison

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

Metric Decline Bench Press Barbell Shrug Difference Percent
Daily count 44 71 ↓27 ↓38%
Total lifts entered 97,141 110,032 ↓12,891 ↓12%

Male comparison

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

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

Metric Decline Bench Press Barbell Shrug Difference Percent
Average lift 231.4 lb 290 lb ↓58.7 lb ↓20%
Elite lift 396.8 lb 572 lb ↓175.2 lb ↓31%
Average bodyweight 177.7 lb 178.2 lb ↓0.5 lb ↓0%
Lifts analysed 25,444 35,345 ↓9,901 ↓28%

Female comparison

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

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

Metric Decline Bench Press Barbell Shrug Difference Percent
Average lift 119.2 lb 145.9 lb ↓26.7 lb ↓18%
Elite lift 244.7 lb 335 lb ↓90.3 lb ↓27%
Average bodyweight 148.1 lb 146 lb ↑2.2 lb ↑1%
Lifts analysed 1,567 1,768 ↓201 ↓11%