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Wrist Curl vs Barbell Shrug

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Overall comparison

The daily number of wrist curl lifts entered on Strength Level is less than the daily number of barbell shrug lifts.

Metric Wrist Curl Barbell Shrug Difference Percent
Daily count 27 68 ↓41 ↓60%
Total lifts entered 8,403 71,055 ↓62,652 ↓88%

Male comparison

The average wrist curl entered by men on Strength Level is less heavy than the average barbell shrug.

The bodyweight of men entering wrist curl lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering barbell shrug lifts.

Metric Wrist Curl Barbell Shrug Difference Percent
Average lift 125.5 lb 290.9 lb ↓165.5 lb ↓57%
Elite lift 354.9 lb 569.8 lb ↓215 lb ↓38%
Average bodyweight 169.3 lb 178.2 lb ↓8.9 lb ↓5%
Lifts analysed 3,216 32,858 ↓29,642 ↓90%

Female comparison

The average wrist curl entered by women on Strength Level is less heavy than the average barbell shrug.

The bodyweight of women entering wrist curl lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering barbell shrug lifts.

Metric Wrist Curl Barbell Shrug Difference Percent
Average lift 66.5 lb 144 lb ↓77.5 lb ↓54%
Elite lift 297.3 lb 334.6 lb ↓37.3 lb ↓11%
Average bodyweight 143.1 lb 145.7 lb ↓2.6 lb ↓2%
Lifts analysed 128 1,624 ↓1,496 ↓92%

More comparisons

Compare wrist curl versus one of the following exercises:

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See also

Barbell Shrug vs Wrist Curl Wrist Curl Standards Barbell Shrug Standards