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 164 27 ↑137 ↑507%
Total lifts entered 143,826 138,065 ↑5,761 ↑4%

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 346.9 lb 484.4 lb ↓137.5 lb ↓28%
Elite lift 694.5 lb 940.9 lb ↓246.5 lb ↓26%
Average bodyweight 178.8 lb 176.8 lb ↑2.1 lb ↑1%
Lifts analysed 16,753 9,960 ↑6,793 ↑68%

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 206.5 lb 315.8 lb ↓109.2 lb ↓35%
Elite lift 472.5 lb 657.8 lb ↓185.2 lb ↓28%
Average bodyweight 145 lb 147.4 lb ↓2.4 lb ↓2%
Lifts analysed 3,322 3,343 ↓21 ↓1%