Sumo Deadlift vs Stiff Leg Deadlift

Overall Comparison

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

Metric Sumo Deadlift Stiff Leg Deadlift Difference Percent
Daily count 359 26 ↑333 ↑1281%
Total lifts entered 469,479 90,040 ↑379,439 ↑421%

Male Comparison

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

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

Metric Sumo Deadlift Stiff Leg Deadlift Difference Percent
Average lift 363 lb 272.9 lb ↑90.1 lb ↑33%
Elite lift 587.4 lb 490.6 lb ↑96.9 lb ↑20%
Average bodyweight 170.8 lb 178.3 lb ↓7.5 lb ↓4%
Lifts analysed 80,609 11,669 ↑68,940 ↑591%

Female Comparison

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

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

Metric Sumo Deadlift Stiff Leg Deadlift Difference Percent
Average lift 205.2 lb 147.9 lb ↑57.3 lb ↑39%
Elite lift 338.6 lb 272.4 lb ↑66.2 lb ↑24%
Average bodyweight 137.8 lb 140.5 lb ↓2.7 lb ↓2%
Lifts analysed 22,743 2,853 ↑19,890 ↑697%