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Romanian Deadlift vs Barbell Shrug

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Overall comparison

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

Metric Romanian Deadlift Barbell Shrug Difference Percent
Daily count 170 100 ↑70 ↑70%
Total lifts entered 113,362 64,118 ↑49,244 ↑77%

Male comparison

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

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

Metric Romanian Deadlift Barbell Shrug Difference Percent
Average lift 266.5 lb 291.4 lb ↓24.8 lb ↓9%
Elite lift 467 lb 570.9 lb ↓103.9 lb ↓18%
Average bodyweight 174.8 lb 178.2 lb ↓3.4 lb ↓2%
Lifts analysed 35,654 30,107 ↑5,547 ↑18%

Female comparison

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

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

Metric Romanian Deadlift Barbell Shrug Difference Percent
Average lift 144.9 lb 145 lb ↓0.1 lb ↓0%
Elite lift 262.3 lb 336.2 lb ↓73.9 lb ↓22%
Average bodyweight 140 lb 146.1 lb ↓6.1 lb ↓4%
Lifts analysed 11,409 1,505 ↑9,904 ↑658%

More comparisons

Compare romanian deadlift versus one of the following exercises:

Bench Press Squat Deadlift Shoulder Press Military Press Incline Bench Press Barbell Curl Front Squat Hex Bar Deadlift Bent Over Row Sumo Deadlift Decline Bench Press Hip Thrust Barbell Shrug Close Grip Bench Press Rack Pull Pendlay Row T-Bar Row Preacher Curl Floor Press Tricep Extension Box Squat Lying Tricep Extension Stiff Legged Deadlift Wrist Curl Upright Row Bulgarian Split Squat Good Morning Barbell Lunge Split Squat Zercher Squat Landmine Squat Reverse Wrist Curl

See also

Barbell Shrug vs Romanian Deadlift Romanian Deadlift Standards Barbell Shrug Standards