Sumo Deadlift vs Barbell Curl

Overall Comparison

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

Metric Sumo Deadlift Barbell Curl Difference Percent
Daily count 441 706 ↓265 ↓38%
Total lifts entered 470,288 1,470,150 ↓999,862 ↓68%

Male Comparison

The average sumo deadlift entered by men on Strength Level is heavier than the average barbell curl.

The bodyweight of men entering sumo deadlift lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering barbell curl lifts.

Metric Sumo Deadlift Barbell Curl Difference Percent
Average lift 363 lb 103.3 lb ↑259.7 lb ↑251%
Elite lift 587.4 lb 200.6 lb ↑386.9 lb ↑193%
Average bodyweight 170.8 lb 172 lb ↓1.1 lb ↓1%
Lifts analysed 80,609 295,837 ↓215,228 ↓73%

Female Comparison

The average sumo deadlift entered by women on Strength Level is heavier than the average barbell curl.

The bodyweight of women entering sumo deadlift lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering barbell curl lifts.

Metric Sumo Deadlift Barbell Curl Difference Percent
Average lift 205.2 lb 54.4 lb ↑150.8 lb ↑277%
Elite lift 338.6 lb 120.5 lb ↑218.2 lb ↑181%
Average bodyweight 137.8 lb 142.6 lb ↓4.7 lb ↓3%
Lifts analysed 22,743 31,525 ↓8,782 ↓28%