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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 309 58 ↑251 ↑433%
Total lifts entered 638,629 108,435 ↑530,194 ↑489%

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 290.3 lb ↓60.8 lb ↓21%
Elite lift 377.2 lb 572.5 lb ↓195.3 lb ↓34%
Average bodyweight 177.8 lb 178.2 lb ↓0.4 lb ↓0%
Lifts analysed 181,002 34,856 ↑146,146 ↑419%

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 136.7 lb 145.4 lb ↓8.7 lb ↓6%
Elite lift 230.4 lb 334.3 lb ↓104 lb ↓31%
Average bodyweight 142.8 lb 146 lb ↓3.2 lb ↓2%
Lifts analysed 54,447 1,751 ↑52,696 ↑3009%

More comparisons

Compare front squat versus one of the following exercises:

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

See also

Barbell Shrug vs Front Squat Front Squat Standards Barbell Shrug Standards