Pendlay Row vs Bent Over Row

Overall comparison

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

Metric Pendlay Row Bent Over Row Difference Percent
Daily count 40 420 ↓380 ↓90%
Total lifts entered 82,540 605,088 ↓522,548 ↓86%

Male comparison

The average pendlay row entered by men on Strength Level is heavier than the average bent over row.

The bodyweight of men entering pendlay row lifts on Strength Level is on average heavier than those entering bent over row lifts.

Metric Pendlay Row Bent Over Row Difference Percent
Average lift 198.7 lb 187.3 lb ↑11.5 lb ↑6%
Elite lift 325.1 lb 321.8 lb ↑3.3 lb ↑1%
Average bodyweight 177.9 lb 175.6 lb ↑2.3 lb ↑1%
Lifts analysed 21,547 205,934 ↓184,387 ↓90%

Female comparison

The average pendlay row entered by women on Strength Level is heavier than the average bent over row.

The bodyweight of women entering pendlay row lifts on Strength Level is on average heavier than those entering bent over row lifts.

Metric Pendlay Row Bent Over Row Difference Percent
Average lift 111.9 lb 90.9 lb ↑21 lb ↑23%
Elite lift 191.9 lb 173.2 lb ↑18.7 lb ↑11%
Average bodyweight 143.4 lb 142.7 lb ↑0.7 lb ↑0%
Lifts analysed 1,631 30,476 ↓28,845 ↓95%