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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 less than the daily number of barbell shrug lifts.

Metric Decline Bench Press Barbell Shrug Difference Percent
Daily count 54 88 ↓34 ↓39%
Total lifts entered 53,715 63,935 ↓10,220 ↓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 ↓59.9 lb ↓21%
Elite lift 400.5 lb 570.9 lb ↓170.4 lb ↓30%
Average bodyweight 177.1 lb 178.3 lb ↓1.2 lb ↓1%
Lifts analysed 20,614 28,100 ↓7,486 ↓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 117.3 lb 144.1 lb ↓26.8 lb ↓19%
Elite lift 242.5 lb 334.7 lb ↓92.2 lb ↓28%
Average bodyweight 147.9 lb 146.3 lb ↑1.6 lb ↑1%
Lifts analysed 1,230 1,407 ↓177 ↓13%

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See also

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