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Decline Bench Press vs Barbell Shrug

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Overall comparison

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

Metric Decline Bench Press Barbell Shrug Difference Percent
Daily count 62 50 ↑12 ↑24%
Total lifts entered 49,618 59,363 ↓9,745 ↓16%

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 232 lb 291.8 lb ↓59.7 lb ↓20%
Elite lift 400.8 lb 571 lb ↓170.2 lb ↓30%
Average bodyweight 177.2 lb 178.3 lb ↓1.1 lb ↓1%
Lifts analysed 20,475 27,964 ↓7,489 ↓27%

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 117.4 lb 144.1 lb ↓26.8 lb ↓19%
Elite lift 242.9 lb 335.4 lb ↓92.5 lb ↓28%
Average bodyweight 147.9 lb 146.2 lb ↑1.7 lb ↑1%
Lifts analysed 1,225 1,395 ↓170 ↓12%

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See also

Barbell Shrug vs Decline Bench Press Decline Bench Press Standards Barbell Shrug Standards