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Tricep Extension vs Barbell Shrug

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Overall comparison

The daily number of tricep extension lifts entered on Strength Level is less than the daily number of barbell shrug lifts.

Metric Tricep Extension Barbell Shrug Difference Percent
Daily count 67 107 ↓40 ↓37%
Total lifts entered 73,064 108,756 ↓35,692 ↓33%

Male comparison

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

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

Metric Tricep Extension Barbell Shrug Difference Percent
Average lift 112.9 lb 290.1 lb ↓177.3 lb ↓61%
Elite lift 253.5 lb 572.3 lb ↓318.8 lb ↓56%
Average bodyweight 174 lb 178.2 lb ↓4.2 lb ↓2%
Lifts analysed 23,310 34,952 ↓11,642 ↓33%

Female comparison

The average tricep extension entered by women on Strength Level is less heavy than the average barbell shrug.

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

Metric Tricep Extension Barbell Shrug Difference Percent
Average lift 50.7 lb 145.5 lb ↓94.8 lb ↓65%
Elite lift 125.6 lb 334.3 lb ↓208.8 lb ↓62%
Average bodyweight 142.5 lb 146 lb ↓3.5 lb ↓2%
Lifts analysed 2,507 1,755 ↑752 ↑43%

More comparisons

Compare tricep extension versus one of the following exercises:

Bench Press Squat Deadlift Shoulder Press Barbell Curl Military Press Bent Over Row Front Squat Incline Bench Press Hex Bar Deadlift Sumo Deadlift Romanian Deadlift EZ Bar Curl Hip Thrust Close Grip Bench Press Barbell Shrug Seated Shoulder Press Box Squat T-Bar Row Floor Press Rack Pull Lying Tricep Extension Stiff Legged Deadlift Barbell Lunge Preacher Curl Pendlay Row Decline Bench Press Zercher Squat Upright Row Wrist Curl Bulgarian Split Squat Landmine Squat Split Squat Good Morning Reverse Wrist Curl Reverse Barbell Curl Reverse Grip Bench Press

See also

Barbell Shrug vs Tricep Extension Tricep Extension Standards Barbell Shrug Standards