Romanian Deadlift vs Sumo Deadlift

Overall comparison

The daily number of romanian deadlift lifts entered on Strength Level is less than the daily number of sumo deadlift lifts.

Metric Romanian Deadlift Sumo Deadlift Difference Percent
Daily count 103 177 ↓74 ↓42%
Total lifts entered 188,205 165,863 ↑22,342 ↑13%

Male comparison

The average romanian deadlift entered by men on Strength Level is less heavy than the average sumo deadlift.

The bodyweight of men entering romanian deadlift lifts on Strength Level is on average heavier than those entering sumo deadlift lifts.

Metric Romanian Deadlift Sumo Deadlift Difference Percent
Average lift 263.1 lb 359.2 lb ↓96.1 lb ↓27%
Elite lift 461.6 lb 584.1 lb ↓122.4 lb ↓21%
Average bodyweight 174.4 lb 172.9 lb ↑1.5 lb ↑1%
Lifts analysed 49,143 35,939 ↑13,204 ↑37%

Female comparison

The average romanian deadlift entered by women on Strength Level is less heavy than the average sumo deadlift.

The bodyweight of women entering romanian deadlift lifts on Strength Level is on average heavier than those entering sumo deadlift lifts.

Metric Romanian Deadlift Sumo Deadlift Difference Percent
Average lift 145.9 lb 201.1 lb ↓55.1 lb ↓27%
Elite lift 261.3 lb 332 lb ↓70.7 lb ↓21%
Average bodyweight 139.7 lb 138.7 lb ↑1 lb ↑1%
Lifts analysed 15,508 9,884 ↑5,624 ↑57%