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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 103 61 ↑42 ↑69%
Total lifts entered 51,571 61,496 ↓9,925 ↓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 105.2 kg 132.4 kg ↓27.2 kg ↓21%
Elite lift 181.7 kg 259 kg ↓77.3 kg ↓30%
Average bodyweight 80.3 kg 80.9 kg ↓0.5 kg ↓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 53.2 kg 65.4 kg ↓12.2 kg ↓19%
Elite lift 110 kg 151.8 kg ↓41.8 kg ↓28%
Average bodyweight 67.1 kg 66.4 kg ↑0.7 kg ↑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