Front Squat vs Barbell Shrug

Overall comparison

The daily number of front squat lifts entered on Strength Level is greater than the daily number of barbell shrug lifts.

Metric Front Squat Barbell Shrug Difference Percent
Daily count 489 71 ↑418 ↑589%
Total lifts entered 645,762 110,032 ↑535,730 ↑487%

Male comparison

The average front squat entered by men on Strength Level is less heavy than the average barbell shrug.

The bodyweight of men entering front squat lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering barbell shrug lifts.

Metric Front Squat Barbell Shrug Difference Percent
Average lift 229.5 lb 290 lb ↓60.5 lb ↓21%
Elite lift 377.4 lb 572 lb ↓194.6 lb ↓34%
Average bodyweight 177.8 lb 178.2 lb ↓0.4 lb ↓0%
Lifts analysed 182,765 35,345 ↑147,420 ↑417%

Female comparison

The average front squat entered by women on Strength Level is less heavy than the average barbell shrug.

The bodyweight of women entering front squat lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering barbell shrug lifts.

Metric Front Squat Barbell Shrug Difference Percent
Average lift 136.8 lb 145.9 lb ↓9.1 lb ↓6%
Elite lift 230.5 lb 335 lb ↓104.5 lb ↓31%
Average bodyweight 142.8 lb 146 lb ↓3.2 lb ↓2%
Lifts analysed 54,849 1,768 ↑53,081 ↑3002%