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A Statistical Analysis of Strength w/ Anders Varner, Doug Larson, and Greg Pitts — Barbell Shrugged #400

The One Ton Challenge leaderboard has over 1,700 athletes that have submitted their PR’s for the snatch, clean, jerk, squat, deadlift, and bench press. 85% of those athletes are male and 15% of them are female. In this episode of Barbell Shrugged, Greg Pitts debuts to break down his findings on average lifts, what it takes to enter into the One Ton Club, and the statistical analysis of all of the athletes that have submitted scores.

Minute Breakdown:

0-10 – Understanding the data set and constraints to creating stats for strength

11-20 – Sport specifics on deadlifting vs. squatting

21-30 – Snatch, Clean and Jerk compared to Squat, Deadlift, and Bench

31-40 – Guessing average numbers for males in the One Ton Challenge

41-50 – Guessing average numbers for females in the One Ton Challenge

Join the One Ton Challenge Leaderboard, record your PR’s and track your progress.

“What is the One Ton Challenge”

“How Strong is Strong Enough”

“How do I Start the One Ton Challenge”


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Train smart,

Doug and Anders



Anders Varner

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