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Front Squat vs Barbell Shrug

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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 333 65 ↑268 ↑412%
Total lifts entered 494,437 66,472 ↑427,965 ↑644%

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 104.9 kg 132.1 kg ↓27.2 kg ↓21%
Elite lift 171.8 kg 258.9 kg ↓87.1 kg ↓34%
Average bodyweight 80.7 kg 80.8 kg ↓0.2 kg ↓0%
Lifts analysed 166,739 31,100 ↑135,639 ↑436%

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 62 kg 65.6 kg ↓3.6 kg ↓5%
Elite lift 105.1 kg 152.9 kg ↓47.8 kg ↓31%
Average bodyweight 64.8 kg 66.3 kg ↓1.5 kg ↓2%
Lifts analysed 50,017 1,555 ↑48,462 ↑3117%

More comparisons

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See also

Barbell Shrug vs Front Squat Front Squat Standards Barbell Shrug Standards