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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 52 85 ↓33 ↓39%
Total lifts entered 59,687 69,340 ↓9,653 ↓14%

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 105.7 kg 132 kg ↓26.4 kg ↓20%
Elite lift 182.7 kg 258.7 kg ↓76 kg ↓29%
Average bodyweight 80.4 kg 80.8 kg ↓0.4 kg ↓0%
Lifts analysed 24,254 32,248 ↓7,994 ↓25%

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 53.3 kg 65.4 kg ↓12.2 kg ↓19%
Elite lift 109.4 kg 152.4 kg ↓43 kg ↓28%
Average bodyweight 66.9 kg 66.2 kg ↑0.7 kg ↑1%
Lifts analysed 1,421 1,596 ↓175 ↓11%

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See also

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