Squat vs Barbell Shrug

Overall comparison

The daily number of squat lifts entered on Strength Level is greater than the daily number of barbell shrug lifts.

Metric Squat Barbell Shrug Difference Percent
Daily count 6,456 71 ↑6,385 ↑8993%
Total lifts entered 7,651,637 110,032 ↑7,541,605 ↑6854%

Male comparison

The average squat entered by men on Strength Level is less heavy than the average barbell shrug.

The bodyweight of men entering squat lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering barbell shrug lifts.

Metric Squat Barbell Shrug Difference Percent
Average lift 284.3 lb 290 lb ↓5.7 lb ↓2%
Elite lift 481.1 lb 572 lb ↓90.9 lb ↓16%
Average bodyweight 176.7 lb 178.2 lb ↓1.5 lb ↓1%
Lifts analysed 1,704,549 35,345 ↑1,669,204 ↑4723%

Female comparison

The average squat entered by women on Strength Level is heavier than the average barbell shrug.

The bodyweight of women entering squat lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering barbell shrug lifts.

Metric Squat Barbell Shrug Difference Percent
Average lift 161.4 lb 145.9 lb ↑15.6 lb ↑11%
Elite lift 299.5 lb 335 lb ↓35.5 lb ↓11%
Average bodyweight 141.7 lb 146 lb ↓4.2 lb ↓3%
Lifts analysed 363,018 1,768 ↑361,250 ↑20433%