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 386 44 ↑342 ↑777%
Total lifts entered 392,429 137,899 ↑254,530 ↑185%

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 265.6 lb 199.6 lb ↑66 lb ↑33%
Elite lift 465.5 lb 326 lb ↑139.5 lb ↑43%
Average bodyweight 174.6 lb 177.7 lb ↓3.1 lb ↓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 145.6 lb 113.8 lb ↑31.8 lb ↑28%
Elite lift 261.6 lb 193.8 lb ↑67.8 lb ↑35%
Average bodyweight 140 lb 144 lb ↓4.1 lb ↓3%
Lifts analysed 16,524 2,344 ↑14,180 ↑605%