Zercher Squat vs Barbell Shrug

Overall comparison

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

Metric Zercher Squat Barbell Shrug Difference Percent
Daily count 43 71 ↓28 ↓39%
Total lifts entered 41,278 110,032 ↓68,754 ↓62%

Male comparison

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

The bodyweight of men entering zercher squat lifts on Strength Level is on average heavier than those entering barbell shrug lifts.

Metric Zercher Squat Barbell Shrug Difference Percent
Average lift 251 lb 290 lb ↓39.1 lb ↓13%
Elite lift 453.6 lb 572 lb ↓118.4 lb ↓21%
Average bodyweight 181.8 lb 178.2 lb ↑3.6 lb ↑2%
Lifts analysed 5,027 35,345 ↓30,318 ↓86%

Female comparison

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

The bodyweight of women entering zercher squat lifts on Strength Level is on average heavier than those entering barbell shrug lifts.

Metric Zercher Squat Barbell Shrug Difference Percent
Average lift 136.8 lb 145.9 lb ↓9.1 lb ↓6%
Elite lift 266.4 lb 335 lb ↓68.6 lb ↓20%
Average bodyweight 146.7 lb 146 lb ↑0.7 lb ↑0%
Lifts analysed 469 1,768 ↓1,299 ↓73%