Upright Row vs Pendlay Row

Overall comparison

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

Metric Upright Row Pendlay Row Difference Percent
Daily count 28 40 ↓12 ↓30%
Total lifts entered 72,743 82,540 ↓9,797 ↓12%

Male comparison

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

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

Metric Upright Row Pendlay Row Difference Percent
Average lift 145.2 lb 198.7 lb ↓53.5 lb ↓27%
Elite lift 291.6 lb 325.1 lb ↓33.5 lb ↓10%
Average bodyweight 176.7 lb 177.9 lb ↓1.3 lb ↓1%
Lifts analysed 18,273 21,547 ↓3,274 ↓15%

Female comparison

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

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

Metric Upright Row Pendlay Row Difference Percent
Average lift 75 lb 111.9 lb ↓36.9 lb ↓33%
Elite lift 151 lb 191.9 lb ↓40.9 lb ↓21%
Average bodyweight 142.5 lb 143.4 lb ↓0.9 lb ↓1%
Lifts analysed 3,375 1,631 ↑1,744 ↑107%