Upright Row vs Zercher Squat

Overall Comparison

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

Metric Upright Row Zercher Squat Difference Percent
Daily count 30 35 ↓5 ↓14%
Total lifts entered 123,771 86,016 ↑37,755 ↑44%

Male Comparison

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

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

Metric Upright Row Zercher Squat Difference Percent
Average lift 140 lb 253.1 lb ↓113.1 lb ↓45%
Elite lift 284.1 lb 454.4 lb ↓170.3 lb ↓37%
Average bodyweight 176.4 lb 181.7 lb ↓5.2 lb ↓3%
Lifts analysed 22,916 8,692 ↑14,224 ↑164%

Female Comparison

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

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

Metric Upright Row Zercher Squat Difference Percent
Average lift 72.9 lb 141.1 lb ↓68.2 lb ↓48%
Elite lift 147.3 lb 270.8 lb ↓123.5 lb ↓46%
Average bodyweight 142.3 lb 146.8 lb ↓4.6 lb ↓3%
Lifts analysed 4,140 826 ↑3,314 ↑401%