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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 275 59 ↑216 ↑366%
Total lifts entered 138,812 45,306 ↑93,506 ↑206%

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 265.7 lb 200.4 lb ↑65.3 lb ↑33%
Elite lift 465.4 lb 326.1 lb ↑139.3 lb ↑43%
Average bodyweight 174.5 lb 178.3 lb ↓3.8 lb ↓2%
Lifts analysed 47,389 19,554 ↑27,835 ↑142%

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 145.2 lb 110.9 lb ↑34.3 lb ↑31%
Elite lift 261.4 lb 191.5 lb ↑69.9 lb ↑36%
Average bodyweight 139.9 lb 142.2 lb ↓2.3 lb ↓2%
Lifts analysed 14,641 1,383 ↑13,258 ↑959%

More comparisons

Compare romanian deadlift versus one of the following exercises:

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

See also

Pendlay Row vs Romanian Deadlift Romanian Deadlift Standards Pendlay Row Standards