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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 19 307 ↓288 ↓94%
Total lifts entered 72,188 639,265 ↓567,077 ↓89%

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 145.3 lb 229.5 lb ↓84.2 lb ↓37%
Elite lift 291.8 lb 377.2 lb ↓85.4 lb ↓23%
Average bodyweight 176.7 lb 177.8 lb ↓1.1 lb ↓1%
Lifts analysed 18,126 181,368 ↓163,242 ↓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 75 lb 136.7 lb ↓61.7 lb ↓45%
Elite lift 150.9 lb 230.4 lb ↓79.5 lb ↓34%
Average bodyweight 142.5 lb 142.8 lb ↓0.2 lb ↓0%
Lifts analysed 3,355 54,544 ↓51,189 ↓94%

More comparisons

Compare upright row versus one of the following exercises:

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

See also

Front Squat vs Upright Row Upright Row Standards Front Squat Standards