Pendlay Row vs Sumo Deadlift

Overall comparison

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

Metric Pendlay Row Sumo Deadlift Difference Percent
Daily count 40 291 ↓251 ↓86%
Total lifts entered 82,540 166,154 ↓83,614 ↓50%

Male comparison

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

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

Metric Pendlay Row Sumo Deadlift Difference Percent
Average lift 198.7 lb 359.2 lb ↓160.4 lb ↓45%
Elite lift 325.1 lb 584.1 lb ↓258.9 lb ↓44%
Average bodyweight 177.9 lb 172.9 lb ↑5 lb ↑3%
Lifts analysed 21,547 35,939 ↓14,392 ↓40%

Female comparison

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

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

Metric Pendlay Row Sumo Deadlift Difference Percent
Average lift 111.9 lb 201.1 lb ↓89.1 lb ↓44%
Elite lift 191.9 lb 332 lb ↓140 lb ↓42%
Average bodyweight 143.4 lb 138.7 lb ↑4.7 lb ↑3%
Lifts analysed 1,631 9,884 ↓8,253 ↓83%