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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 469 96 ↑373 ↑389%
Total lifts entered 479,405 63,758 ↑415,647 ↑652%

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 378.4 lb 570.9 lb ↓192.5 lb ↓34%
Average bodyweight 177.9 lb 178.3 lb ↓0.4 lb ↓0%
Lifts analysed 154,506 28,100 ↑126,406 ↑450%

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 231.6 lb 334.7 lb ↓103.1 lb ↓31%
Average bodyweight 142.8 lb 146.3 lb ↓3.4 lb ↓2%
Lifts analysed 46,647 1,407 ↑45,240 ↑3215%

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

See also

Barbell Shrug vs Front Squat Front Squat Standards Barbell Shrug Standards