Vertical Leg Press vs Machine Shoulder Press

Overall comparison

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

Metric Vertical Leg Press Machine Shoulder Press Difference Percent
Daily count 12 39 ↓27 ↓69%
Total lifts entered 97,872 64,007 ↑33,865 ↑53%

Male comparison

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

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

Metric Vertical Leg Press Machine Shoulder Press Difference Percent
Average lift 489.2 lb 168.3 lb ↑320.9 lb ↑191%
Elite lift 944.4 lb 350.1 lb ↑594.3 lb ↑170%
Average bodyweight 176.7 lb 175.8 lb ↑0.9 lb ↑1%
Lifts analysed 7,560 13,443 ↓5,883 ↓44%

Female comparison

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

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

Metric Vertical Leg Press Machine Shoulder Press Difference Percent
Average lift 316.3 lb 74.1 lb ↑242.3 lb ↑327%
Elite lift 660.6 lb 174.4 lb ↑486.2 lb ↑279%
Average bodyweight 146.6 lb 148.2 lb ↓1.7 lb ↓1%
Lifts analysed 2,609 1,866 ↑743 ↑40%