Hack Squat vs Vertical Leg Press

Overall comparison

The daily number of hack squat lifts entered on Strength Level is greater than the daily number of vertical leg press lifts.

Metric Hack Squat Vertical Leg Press Difference Percent
Daily count 20 12 ↑8 ↑67%
Total lifts entered 48,468 97,872 ↓49,404 ↓50%

Male comparison

The average hack squat entered by men on Strength Level is less heavy than the average vertical leg press.

The bodyweight of men entering hack squat lifts on Strength Level is on average heavier than those entering vertical leg press lifts.

Metric Hack Squat Vertical Leg Press Difference Percent
Average lift 336.9 lb 489.2 lb ↓152.2 lb ↓31%
Elite lift 699.3 lb 944.4 lb ↓245.1 lb ↓26%
Average bodyweight 179.7 lb 176.7 lb ↑3 lb ↑2%
Lifts analysed 7,398 7,560 ↓162 ↓2%

Female comparison

The average hack squat entered by women on Strength Level is less heavy than the average vertical leg press.

The bodyweight of women entering hack squat lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering vertical leg press lifts.

Metric Hack Squat Vertical Leg Press Difference Percent
Average lift 190.4 lb 316.3 lb ↓125.9 lb ↓40%
Elite lift 440.1 lb 660.6 lb ↓220.5 lb ↓33%
Average bodyweight 143.2 lb 146.6 lb ↓3.3 lb ↓2%
Lifts analysed 1,630 2,609 ↓979 ↓38%