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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 152 70 ↑82 ↑117%
Total lifts entered 128,033 41,375 ↑86,658 ↑209%

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 265.8 lb 200.5 lb ↑65.3 lb ↑33%
Elite lift 466.3 lb 326.8 lb ↑139.5 lb ↑43%
Average bodyweight 174.6 lb 178.3 lb ↓3.8 lb ↓2%
Lifts analysed 43,707 17,528 ↑26,179 ↑149%

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 110.6 lb ↑34.4 lb ↑31%
Elite lift 261.9 lb 191.6 lb ↑70.3 lb ↑37%
Average bodyweight 140 lb 142.2 lb ↓2.2 lb ↓2%
Lifts analysed 13,529 1,251 ↑12,278 ↑981%

More comparisons

Compare romanian deadlift versus one of the following exercises:

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

See also

Pendlay Row vs Romanian Deadlift Romanian Deadlift Standards Pendlay Row Standards