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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 329 68 ↑261 ↑384%
Total lifts entered 455,830 59,313 ↑396,517 ↑669%

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 231.2 lb 291.8 lb ↓60.6 lb ↓21%
Elite lift 378.3 lb 571 lb ↓192.7 lb ↓34%
Average bodyweight 177.9 lb 178.3 lb ↓0.4 lb ↓0%
Lifts analysed 153,982 27,964 ↑126,018 ↑451%

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 136.5 lb 144.1 lb ↓7.6 lb ↓5%
Elite lift 231.7 lb 335.4 lb ↓103.7 lb ↓31%
Average bodyweight 142.9 lb 146.2 lb ↓3.3 lb ↓2%
Lifts analysed 46,512 1,395 ↑45,117 ↑3234%

More comparisons

Compare front squat versus one of the following exercises:

Bench Press Deadlift Squat Shoulder Press Barbell Curl Military Press Bent Over Row Incline Bench Press Hex Bar Deadlift Hip Thrust Sumo Deadlift Romanian Deadlift Decline Bench Press Close Grip Bench Press Preacher Curl Barbell Shrug Rack Pull Pendlay Row T-Bar Row Wrist Curl Box Squat Stiff Legged Deadlift Zercher Squat Tricep Extension Lying Tricep Extension Upright Row Barbell Lunge Good Morning Floor Press Bulgarian Split Squat Reverse Wrist Curl Split Squat Landmine Squat

See also

Barbell Shrug vs Front Squat Front Squat Standards Barbell Shrug Standards