Leg Extension vs Vertical Leg Press

Overall comparison

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

Metric Leg Extension Vertical Leg Press Difference Percent
Daily count 127 12 ↑115 ↑958%
Total lifts entered 156,665 97,872 ↑58,793 ↑60%

Male comparison

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

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

Metric Leg Extension Vertical Leg Press Difference Percent
Average lift 214.6 lb 489.2 lb ↓274.6 lb ↓56%
Elite lift 426.4 lb 944.4 lb ↓518 lb ↓55%
Average bodyweight 170.1 lb 176.7 lb ↓6.6 lb ↓4%
Lifts analysed 40,618 7,560 ↑33,058 ↑437%

Female comparison

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

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

Metric Leg Extension Vertical Leg Press Difference Percent
Average lift 126.1 lb 316.3 lb ↓190.2 lb ↓60%
Elite lift 271.9 lb 660.6 lb ↓388.7 lb ↓59%
Average bodyweight 143.5 lb 146.6 lb ↓3.1 lb ↓2%
Lifts analysed 12,448 2,609 ↑9,839 ↑377%