Romanian Deadlift vs Barbell Curl

Overall comparison

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

Metric Romanian Deadlift Barbell Curl Difference Percent
Daily count 195 523 ↓328 ↓63%
Total lifts entered 188,400 916,536 ↓728,136 ↓79%

Male comparison

The average romanian deadlift entered by men on Strength Level is heavier than the average barbell curl.

The bodyweight of men entering romanian deadlift lifts on Strength Level is on average heavier than those entering barbell curl lifts.

Metric Romanian Deadlift Barbell Curl Difference Percent
Average lift 263.1 lb 101.7 lb ↑161.3 lb ↑159%
Elite lift 461.6 lb 197.3 lb ↑264.3 lb ↑134%
Average bodyweight 174.4 lb 172.1 lb ↑2.3 lb ↑1%
Lifts analysed 49,143 249,915 ↓200,772 ↓80%

Female comparison

The average romanian deadlift entered by women on Strength Level is heavier than the average barbell curl.

The bodyweight of women entering romanian deadlift lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering barbell curl lifts.

Metric Romanian Deadlift Barbell Curl Difference Percent
Average lift 145.9 lb 53.7 lb ↑92.2 lb ↑172%
Elite lift 261.3 lb 118.2 lb ↑143.1 lb ↑121%
Average bodyweight 139.7 lb 142.5 lb ↓2.8 lb ↓2%
Lifts analysed 15,508 27,250 ↓11,742 ↓43%