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 306 642 ↓336 ↓52%
Total lifts entered 391,417 1,467,954 ↓1,076,537 ↓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 265.6 lb 103.3 lb ↑162.3 lb ↑157%
Elite lift 465.5 lb 200.6 lb ↑264.9 lb ↑132%
Average bodyweight 174.6 lb 172 lb ↑2.6 lb ↑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 145.6 lb 54.4 lb ↑91.1 lb ↑167%
Elite lift 261.6 lb 120.5 lb ↑141.1 lb ↑117%
Average bodyweight 140 lb 142.6 lb ↓2.6 lb ↓2%
Lifts analysed 16,524 31,525 ↓15,001 ↓48%