Vertical Leg Press vs Smith Machine Squat

Overall comparison

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

Metric Vertical Leg Press Smith Machine Squat Difference Percent
Daily count 12 17 ↓5 ↓29%
Total lifts entered 97,872 17 ↑97,855 ↑575618%

Male comparison

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

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

Metric Vertical Leg Press Smith Machine Squat Difference Percent
Average lift 489.2 lb 261.3 lb ↑227.8 lb ↑87%
Elite lift 944.4 lb 469.9 lb ↑474.4 lb ↑101%
Average bodyweight 176.7 lb 167.9 lb ↑8.8 lb ↑5%
Lifts analysed 7,560 494 ↑7,066 ↑1430%

Female comparison

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

The bodyweight of women entering vertical leg press lifts on Strength Level is on average heavier than those entering smith machine squat lifts.

Metric Vertical Leg Press Smith Machine Squat Difference Percent
Average lift 316.3 lb 152.1 lb ↑164.2 lb ↑108%
Elite lift 660.6 lb 294.8 lb ↑365.8 lb ↑124%
Average bodyweight 146.6 lb 135.7 lb ↑10.9 lb ↑8%
Lifts analysed 2,609 131 ↑2,478 ↑1892%