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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 23 61 ↓38 ↓62%
Total lifts entered 4,873 61,496 ↓56,623 ↓92%

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 lb 291.8 lb ↓166.8 lb ↓57%
Elite lift 354.2 lb 570.9 lb ↓216.7 lb ↓38%
Average bodyweight 169 lb 178.3 lb ↓9.3 lb ↓5%
Lifts analysed 1,528 28,100 ↓26,572 ↓95%

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 29.4 lb 144.1 lb ↓114.7 lb ↓80%
Elite lift 69.4 lb 334.7 lb ↓265.3 lb ↓79%
Average bodyweight 141.7 lb 146.3 lb ↓4.6 lb ↓3%
Lifts analysed 0 1,407 ↓1,407 ↓100%

More comparisons

Compare wrist curl versus one of the following exercises:

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

See also

Barbell Shrug vs Wrist Curl Wrist Curl Standards Barbell Shrug Standards