Upright Row vs Barbell Shrug

Overall comparison

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

Metric Upright Row Barbell Shrug Difference Percent
Daily count 28 71 ↓43 ↓61%
Total lifts entered 72,743 110,032 ↓37,289 ↓34%

Male comparison

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

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

Metric Upright Row Barbell Shrug Difference Percent
Average lift 145.2 lb 290 lb ↓144.8 lb ↓50%
Elite lift 291.6 lb 572 lb ↓280.4 lb ↓49%
Average bodyweight 176.7 lb 178.2 lb ↓1.5 lb ↓1%
Lifts analysed 18,273 35,345 ↓17,072 ↓48%

Female comparison

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

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

Metric Upright Row Barbell Shrug Difference Percent
Average lift 75 lb 145.9 lb ↓70.9 lb ↓49%
Elite lift 151 lb 335 lb ↓184 lb ↓55%
Average bodyweight 142.5 lb 146 lb ↓3.4 lb ↓2%
Lifts analysed 3,375 1,768 ↑1,607 ↑91%