Preacher Curl vs Barbell Shrug

Overall comparison

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

Metric Preacher Curl Barbell Shrug Difference Percent
Daily count 33 71 ↓38 ↓54%
Total lifts entered 69,945 110,032 ↓40,087 ↓36%

Male comparison

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

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

Metric Preacher Curl Barbell Shrug Difference Percent
Average lift 103.3 lb 290 lb ↓186.7 lb ↓64%
Elite lift 206.4 lb 572 lb ↓365.6 lb ↓64%
Average bodyweight 176.5 lb 178.2 lb ↓1.7 lb ↓1%
Lifts analysed 13,551 35,345 ↓21,794 ↓62%

Female comparison

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

The bodyweight of women entering preacher curl lifts on Strength Level is on average heavier than those entering barbell shrug lifts.

Metric Preacher Curl Barbell Shrug Difference Percent
Average lift 56.6 lb 145.9 lb ↓89.3 lb ↓61%
Elite lift 123.2 lb 335 lb ↓211.9 lb ↓63%
Average bodyweight 147.2 lb 146 lb ↑1.3 lb ↑1%
Lifts analysed 816 1,768 ↓952 ↓54%