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Romanian Deadlift vs Upright 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 upright row lifts.

Metric Romanian Deadlift Upright Row Difference Percent
Daily count 161 48 ↑113 ↑235%
Total lifts entered 103,261 36,242 ↑67,019 ↑185%

Male comparison

The average romanian deadlift entered by men on Strength Level is heavier than the average upright row.

The bodyweight of men entering romanian deadlift lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering upright row lifts.

Metric Romanian Deadlift Upright Row Difference Percent
Average lift 266.6 lb 149.3 lb ↑117.3 lb ↑79%
Elite lift 467.2 lb 298 lb ↑169.2 lb ↑57%
Average bodyweight 174.8 lb 176.5 lb ↓1.8 lb ↓1%
Lifts analysed 35,450 15,992 ↑19,458 ↑122%

Female comparison

The average romanian deadlift entered by women on Strength Level is heavier than the average upright row.

The bodyweight of women entering romanian deadlift lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering upright row lifts.

Metric Romanian Deadlift Upright Row Difference Percent
Average lift 145 lb 77 lb ↑68 lb ↑88%
Elite lift 262.3 lb 154.4 lb ↑107.9 lb ↑70%
Average bodyweight 140 lb 141.9 lb ↓2 lb ↓1%
Lifts analysed 11,339 2,894 ↑8,445 ↑292%

More comparisons

Compare romanian deadlift versus one of the following exercises:

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

See also

Upright Row vs Romanian Deadlift Romanian Deadlift Standards Upright Row Standards