Sumo Deadlift vs Barbell Shrug

Overall Comparison

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

Metric Sumo Deadlift Barbell Shrug Difference Percent
Daily count 441 81 ↑360 ↑444%
Total lifts entered 470,288 210,041 ↑260,247 ↑124%

Male Comparison

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

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

Metric Sumo Deadlift Barbell Shrug Difference Percent
Average lift 363 lb 287.9 lb ↑75.1 lb ↑26%
Elite lift 587.4 lb 569.5 lb ↑17.9 lb ↑3%
Average bodyweight 170.8 lb 177.9 lb ↓7 lb ↓4%
Lifts analysed 80,609 48,241 ↑32,368 ↑67%

Female Comparison

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

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

Metric Sumo Deadlift Barbell Shrug Difference Percent
Average lift 205.2 lb 147.7 lb ↑57.4 lb ↑39%
Elite lift 338.6 lb 337.4 lb ↑1.2 lb ↑0%
Average bodyweight 137.8 lb 146.3 lb ↓8.5 lb ↓6%
Lifts analysed 22,743 2,325 ↑20,418 ↑878%