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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 103 39 ↑64 ↑164%
Total lifts entered 188,205 82,500 ↑105,705 ↑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%

More comparisons

Compare romanian deadlift versus one of the following exercises:

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

See also

Pendlay Row vs Romanian Deadlift Romanian Deadlift Standards Pendlay Row Standards