Wrist Curl vs Barbell Shrug

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 22 71 ↓49 ↓69%
Total lifts entered 37,940 110,032 ↓72,092 ↓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 126.2 lb 290 lb ↓163.9 lb ↓57%
Elite lift 362.4 lb 572 lb ↓209.6 lb ↓37%
Average bodyweight 170.9 lb 178.2 lb ↓7.3 lb ↓4%
Lifts analysed 4,837 35,345 ↓30,508 ↓86%

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 79.5 lb 145.9 lb ↓66.4 lb ↓46%
Elite lift 294.1 lb 335 lb ↓41 lb ↓12%
Average bodyweight 146.7 lb 146 lb ↑0.7 lb ↑0%
Lifts analysed 296 1,768 ↓1,472 ↓83%