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Romanian Deadlift vs Bent Over Row

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Overall comparison

The daily number of romanian deadlift lifts entered on Strength Level is less than the daily number of bent over row lifts.

Metric Romanian Deadlift Bent Over Row Difference Percent
Daily count 116 256 ↓140 ↓55%
Total lifts entered 185,349 596,981 ↓411,632 ↓69%

Male comparison

The average romanian deadlift entered by men on Strength Level is heavier than the average bent over row.

The bodyweight of men entering romanian deadlift lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering bent over row lifts.

Metric Romanian Deadlift Bent Over Row Difference Percent
Average lift 263.1 lb 187.3 lb ↑75.8 lb ↑40%
Elite lift 461.8 lb 321.7 lb ↑140.1 lb ↑44%
Average bodyweight 174.4 lb 175.6 lb ↓1.3 lb ↓1%
Lifts analysed 48,467 203,674 ↓155,207 ↓76%

Female comparison

The average romanian deadlift entered by women on Strength Level is heavier than the average bent over row.

The bodyweight of women entering romanian deadlift lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering bent over row lifts.

Metric Romanian Deadlift Bent Over Row Difference Percent
Average lift 146 lb 90.9 lb ↑55.1 lb ↑61%
Elite lift 261.1 lb 173 lb ↑88 lb ↑51%
Average bodyweight 139.7 lb 142.7 lb ↓3 lb ↓2%
Lifts analysed 15,323 30,219 ↓14,896 ↓49%

More comparisons

Compare romanian deadlift versus one of the following exercises:

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

See also

Bent Over Row vs Romanian Deadlift Romanian Deadlift Standards Bent Over Row Standards