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 272 26 ↑246 ↑946%
Total lifts entered 390,801 137,672 ↑253,129 ↑184%

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 120.5 kg 90.6 kg ↑29.9 kg ↑33%
Elite lift 211.2 kg 147.9 kg ↑63.3 kg ↑43%
Average bodyweight 79.2 kg 80.6 kg ↓1.4 kg ↓2%
Lifts analysed 53,892 30,177 ↑23,715 ↑79%

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 66 kg 51.6 kg ↑14.4 kg ↑28%
Elite lift 118.7 kg 87.9 kg ↑30.7 kg ↑35%
Average bodyweight 63.5 kg 65.3 kg ↓1.9 kg ↓3%
Lifts analysed 16,524 2,344 ↑14,180 ↑605%