Stiff Leg Deadlift vs Pendlay Row

Overall comparison

The daily number of stiff leg deadlift lifts entered on Strength Level is less than the daily number of pendlay row lifts.

Metric Stiff Leg Deadlift Pendlay Row Difference Percent
Daily count 18 40 ↓22 ↓55%
Total lifts entered 44,850 82,540 ↓37,690 ↓46%

Male comparison

The average stiff leg deadlift entered by men on Strength Level is heavier than the average pendlay row.

The bodyweight of men entering stiff leg deadlift lifts on Strength Level is on average heavier than those entering pendlay row lifts.

Metric Stiff Leg Deadlift Pendlay Row Difference Percent
Average lift 272.8 lb 198.7 lb ↑74 lb ↑37%
Elite lift 485.6 lb 325.1 lb ↑160.5 lb ↑49%
Average bodyweight 179.1 lb 177.9 lb ↑1.2 lb ↑1%
Lifts analysed 7,559 21,547 ↓13,988 ↓65%

Female comparison

The average stiff leg deadlift entered by women on Strength Level is heavier than the average pendlay row.

The bodyweight of women entering stiff leg deadlift lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering pendlay row lifts.

Metric Stiff Leg Deadlift Pendlay Row Difference Percent
Average lift 146.5 lb 111.9 lb ↑34.5 lb ↑31%
Elite lift 269.6 lb 191.9 lb ↑77.7 lb ↑40%
Average bodyweight 140 lb 143.4 lb ↓3.4 lb ↓2%
Lifts analysed 1,922 1,631 ↑291 ↑18%