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 433 685 ↓252 ↓37%
Total lifts entered 390,165 1,465,361 ↓1,075,196 ↓73%

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 120.5 kg 46.9 kg ↑73.6 kg ↑157%
Elite lift 211.2 kg 91 kg ↑120.2 kg ↑132%
Average bodyweight 79.2 kg 78 kg ↑1.2 kg ↑2%
Lifts analysed 53,892 295,837 ↓241,945 ↓82%

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 66 kg 24.7 kg ↑41.3 kg ↑167%
Elite lift 118.7 kg 54.7 kg ↑64 kg ↑117%
Average bodyweight 63.5 kg 64.7 kg ↓1.2 kg ↓2%
Lifts analysed 16,524 31,525 ↓15,001 ↓48%