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Upright Row vs Front Squat

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Overall comparison

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

Metric Upright Row Front Squat Difference Percent
Daily count 47 495 ↓448 ↓91%
Total lifts entered 33,427 428,285 ↓394,858 ↓92%

Male comparison

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

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

Metric Upright Row Front Squat Difference Percent
Average lift 149.7 lb 231 lb ↓81.3 lb ↓35%
Elite lift 298.5 lb 378.2 lb ↓79.7 lb ↓21%
Average bodyweight 176.6 lb 177.8 lb ↓1.3 lb ↓1%
Lifts analysed 14,811 144,923 ↓130,112 ↓90%

Female comparison

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

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

Metric Upright Row Front Squat Difference Percent
Average lift 77.6 lb 136.3 lb ↓58.8 lb ↓43%
Elite lift 155.5 lb 231.9 lb ↓76.4 lb ↓33%
Average bodyweight 141.8 lb 142.9 lb ↓1.1 lb ↓1%
Lifts analysed 2,669 44,055 ↓41,386 ↓94%

More comparisons

Compare upright row versus one of the following exercises:

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

See also

Front Squat vs Upright Row Upright Row Standards Front Squat Standards