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 40 71 ↓31 ↓44%
Total lifts entered 82,540 110,032 ↓27,492 ↓25%

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 198.7 lb 290 lb ↓91.3 lb ↓31%
Elite lift 325.1 lb 572 lb ↓246.9 lb ↓43%
Average bodyweight 177.9 lb 178.2 lb ↓0.3 lb ↓0%
Lifts analysed 21,547 35,345 ↓13,798 ↓39%

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 111.9 lb 145.9 lb ↓33.9 lb ↓23%
Elite lift 191.9 lb 335 lb ↓143.1 lb ↓43%
Average bodyweight 143.4 lb 146 lb ↓2.6 lb ↓2%
Lifts analysed 1,631 1,768 ↓137 ↓8%