Romanian Deadlift vs Barbell Shrug

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 195 71 ↑124 ↑175%
Total lifts entered 188,400 110,032 ↑78,368 ↑71%

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 119.3 kg 131.6 kg ↓12.2 kg ↓9%
Elite lift 209.4 kg 259.5 kg ↓50.1 kg ↓19%
Average bodyweight 79.1 kg 80.8 kg ↓1.7 kg ↓2%
Lifts analysed 49,143 35,345 ↑13,798 ↑39%

Female comparison

The average romanian deadlift entered by women on Strength Level is heavier 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 66.2 kg 66.2 kg ↑0 kg ↑0%
Elite lift 118.5 kg 152 kg ↓33.5 kg ↓22%
Average bodyweight 63.4 kg 66.2 kg ↓2.9 kg ↓4%
Lifts analysed 15,508 1,768 ↑13,740 ↑777%