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 433 62 ↑371 ↑598%
Total lifts entered 390,165 209,636 ↑180,529 ↑86%

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 265.6 lb 287.9 lb ↓22.4 lb ↓8%
Elite lift 465.5 lb 569.5 lb ↓104 lb ↓18%
Average bodyweight 174.6 lb 177.9 lb ↓3.3 lb ↓2%
Lifts analysed 53,892 48,241 ↑5,651 ↑12%

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 145.6 lb 147.7 lb ↓2.2 lb ↓1%
Elite lift 261.6 lb 337.4 lb ↓75.8 lb ↓22%
Average bodyweight 140 lb 146.3 lb ↓6.3 lb ↓4%
Lifts analysed 16,524 2,325 ↑14,199 ↑611%