Pendlay Row vs Barbell Shrug

Overall Comparison

The daily number of pendlay row lifts entered on Strength Level is less than the daily number of barbell shrug lifts.

Metric Pendlay Row Barbell Shrug Difference Percent
Daily count 29 47 ↓18 ↓38%
Total lifts entered 139,817 213,123 ↓73,306 ↓34%

Male Comparison

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

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

Metric Pendlay Row Barbell Shrug Difference Percent
Average lift 199.6 lb 287.9 lb ↓88.3 lb ↓31%
Elite lift 326 lb 569.5 lb ↓243.5 lb ↓43%
Average bodyweight 177.7 lb 177.9 lb ↓0.2 lb ↓0%
Lifts analysed 30,177 48,241 ↓18,064 ↓37%

Female Comparison

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

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

Metric Pendlay Row Barbell Shrug Difference Percent
Average lift 113.8 lb 147.7 lb ↓33.9 lb ↓23%
Elite lift 193.8 lb 337.4 lb ↓143.6 lb ↓43%
Average bodyweight 144 lb 146.3 lb ↓2.3 lb ↓2%
Lifts analysed 2,344 2,325 ↑19 ↑1%