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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 218 84 ↑134 ↑160%
Total lifts entered 112,995 34,482 ↑78,513 ↑228%

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 266.5 lb 200.5 lb ↑66 lb ↑33%
Elite lift 467 lb 327 lb ↑140 lb ↑43%
Average bodyweight 174.8 lb 178.5 lb ↓3.8 lb ↓2%
Lifts analysed 35,654 13,602 ↑22,052 ↑162%

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 144.9 lb 110.6 lb ↑34.4 lb ↑31%
Elite lift 262.3 lb 193.4 lb ↑68.9 lb ↑36%
Average bodyweight 140 lb 142.8 lb ↓2.9 lb ↓2%
Lifts analysed 11,409 961 ↑10,448 ↑1087%

More comparisons

Compare romanian deadlift versus one of the following exercises:

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

See also

Pendlay Row vs Romanian Deadlift Romanian Deadlift Standards Pendlay Row Standards