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Romanian Deadlift vs Pendlay Row

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Overall comparison

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

Metric Romanian Deadlift Pendlay Row Difference Percent
Daily count 162 56 ↑106 ↑189%
Total lifts entered 103,001 30,453 ↑72,548 ↑238%

Male comparison

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

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

Metric Romanian Deadlift Pendlay Row Difference Percent
Average lift 266.6 lb 200.5 lb ↑66.1 lb ↑33%
Elite lift 467.2 lb 327.1 lb ↑140.2 lb ↑43%
Average bodyweight 174.8 lb 178.5 lb ↓3.8 lb ↓2%
Lifts analysed 35,450 13,494 ↑21,956 ↑163%

Female comparison

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

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

Metric Romanian Deadlift Pendlay Row Difference Percent
Average lift 145 lb 110.4 lb ↑34.6 lb ↑31%
Elite lift 262.3 lb 192.9 lb ↑69.4 lb ↑36%
Average bodyweight 140 lb 142.7 lb ↓2.8 lb ↓2%
Lifts analysed 11,339 951 ↑10,388 ↑1092%

More comparisons

Compare romanian deadlift versus one of the following exercises:

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

See also

Pendlay Row vs Romanian Deadlift Romanian Deadlift Standards Pendlay Row Standards