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 40 499 ↓459 ↓92%
Total lifts entered 30,680 397,833 ↓367,153 ↓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 149.9 lb 230.8 lb ↓80.9 lb ↓35%
Elite lift 299.5 lb 378.1 lb ↓78.6 lb ↓21%
Average bodyweight 176.5 lb 177.8 lb ↓1.3 lb ↓1%
Lifts analysed 13,505 135,179 ↓121,674 ↓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 78 lb 136.3 lb ↓58.3 lb ↓43%
Elite lift 157.4 lb 232.2 lb ↓74.8 lb ↓32%
Average bodyweight 141.7 lb 142.9 lb ↓1.1 lb ↓1%
Lifts analysed 2,437 41,534 ↓39,097 ↓94%

More comparisons

Compare upright row versus one of the following exercises:

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

See also

Front Squat vs Upright Row Upright Row Standards Front Squat Standards