Leg Extension vs Machine Shoulder Press

Overall comparison

The daily number of leg extension lifts entered on Strength Level is greater than the daily number of machine shoulder press lifts.

Metric Leg Extension Machine Shoulder Press Difference Percent
Daily count 127 39 ↑88 ↑226%
Total lifts entered 156,665 64,007 ↑92,658 ↑145%

Male comparison

The average leg extension entered by men on Strength Level is heavier than the average machine shoulder press.

The bodyweight of men entering leg extension lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering machine shoulder press lifts.

Metric Leg Extension Machine Shoulder Press Difference Percent
Average lift 214.6 lb 168.3 lb ↑46.3 lb ↑27%
Elite lift 426.4 lb 350.1 lb ↑76.3 lb ↑22%
Average bodyweight 170.1 lb 175.8 lb ↓5.7 lb ↓3%
Lifts analysed 40,618 13,443 ↑27,175 ↑202%

Female comparison

The average leg extension entered by women on Strength Level is heavier than the average machine shoulder press.

The bodyweight of women entering leg extension lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering machine shoulder press lifts.

Metric Leg Extension Machine Shoulder Press Difference Percent
Average lift 126.1 lb 74.1 lb ↑52 lb ↑70%
Elite lift 271.9 lb 174.4 lb ↑97.5 lb ↑56%
Average bodyweight 143.5 lb 148.2 lb ↓4.8 lb ↓3%
Lifts analysed 12,448 1,866 ↑10,582 ↑567%