Romanian Deadlift vs Pendlay Row

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 195 40 ↑155 ↑388%
Total lifts entered 188,400 82,540 ↑105,860 ↑128%

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 263.1 lb 198.7 lb ↑64.3 lb ↑32%
Elite lift 461.6 lb 325.1 lb ↑136.5 lb ↑42%
Average bodyweight 174.4 lb 177.9 lb ↓3.5 lb ↓2%
Lifts analysed 49,143 21,547 ↑27,596 ↑128%

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 145.9 lb 111.9 lb ↑34 lb ↑30%
Elite lift 261.3 lb 191.9 lb ↑69.3 lb ↑36%
Average bodyweight 139.7 lb 143.4 lb ↓3.7 lb ↓3%
Lifts analysed 15,508 1,631 ↑13,877 ↑851%