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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 9 93 ↓84 ↓90%
Total lifts entered 37,918 109,961 ↓72,043 ↓66%

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 126.1 lb 290 lb ↓163.9 lb ↓57%
Elite lift 363.8 lb 572 lb ↓208.2 lb ↓36%
Average bodyweight 170.9 lb 178.2 lb ↓7.3 lb ↓4%
Lifts analysed 4,528 35,345 ↓30,817 ↓87%

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 heavier than those entering barbell shrug lifts.

Metric Wrist Curl Barbell Shrug Difference Percent
Average lift 81.5 lb 145.9 lb ↓64.4 lb ↓44%
Elite lift 303 lb 335 lb ↓32 lb ↓10%
Average bodyweight 146.6 lb 146 lb ↑0.6 lb ↑0%
Lifts analysed 279 1,768 ↓1,489 ↓84%

More comparisons

Compare wrist curl versus one of the following exercises:

Bench Press Squat Deadlift Shoulder Press Barbell Curl Military Press Bent Over Row Incline Bench Press Front Squat Hex Bar Deadlift Sumo Deadlift Hip Thrust EZ Bar Curl Romanian Deadlift Close Grip Bench Press Barbell Shrug Lying Tricep Extension Seated Shoulder Press Pendlay Row Stiff Legged Deadlift Floor Press Decline Bench Press Rack Pull Barbell Lunge Tricep Extension Good Morning Split Squat T-Bar Row Preacher Curl Box Squat Bulgarian Split Squat Zercher Squat Reverse Barbell Curl Upright Row Landmine Squat Reverse Wrist Curl Reverse Grip Bench Press

See also

Barbell Shrug vs Wrist Curl Wrist Curl Standards Barbell Shrug Standards