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 41 31 ↑10 ↑32%
Total lifts entered 120,506 83,267 ↑37,239 ↑45%

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 145.2 lb 251 lb ↓105.7 lb ↓42%
Elite lift 291.6 lb 453.6 lb ↓162 lb ↓36%
Average bodyweight 176.7 lb 181.8 lb ↓5.1 lb ↓3%
Lifts analysed 18,273 5,027 ↑13,246 ↑263%

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 75 lb 136.8 lb ↓61.8 lb ↓45%
Elite lift 151 lb 266.4 lb ↓115.4 lb ↓43%
Average bodyweight 142.5 lb 146.7 lb ↓4.2 lb ↓3%
Lifts analysed 3,375 469 ↑2,906 ↑620%