Upright Row vs Zercher Squat

Overall Comparison

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

Metric Upright Row Zercher Squat Difference Percent
Daily count 49 30 ↑19 ↑63%
Total lifts entered 125,355 87,429 ↑37,926 ↑43%

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 63.5 kg 114.8 kg ↓51.3 kg ↓45%
Elite lift 128.8 kg 206.1 kg ↓77.3 kg ↓37%
Average bodyweight 80 kg 82.4 kg ↓2.4 kg ↓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 33 kg 64 kg ↓30.9 kg ↓48%
Elite lift 66.8 kg 122.8 kg ↓56 kg ↓46%
Average bodyweight 64.5 kg 66.6 kg ↓2.1 kg ↓3%
Lifts analysed 4,140 826 ↑3,314 ↑401%