Vertical Leg Press Strength Standards for Men and Women

Discover how your Vertical Leg Press performance compares to others and set new strength goals. Use our calculator to find your level and get personalized improvement tips.

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Vertical Leg Press Weight Standards

Compare your Vertical Leg Press performance to these weight standards and see where you stand.

Beginner182 lbs
Novice313 lbs
Intermediate488 lbs
Advanced703 lbs
Elite945 lbs

Vertical Leg Press Bodyweight Ratio Standards

See how your Vertical Leg Press strength measures up relative to your body weight.

LevelBodyweight Ratio
LevelBodyweight Ratio

Vertical Leg Press Standards by Bodyweight

Find the Vertical Leg Press strength standards for your specific body weight.
110 lbs85 lbs169 lbs289 lbs441 lbs615 lbs
120 lbs103 lbs194 lbs321 lbs481 lbs663 lbs
130 lbs121 lbs219 lbs353 lbs519 lbs708 lbs
140 lbs139 lbs243 lbs384 lbs556 lbs751 lbs
150 lbs157 lbs267 lbs413 lbs592 lbs793 lbs
160 lbs175 lbs290 lbs442 lbs626 lbs832 lbs
170 lbs193 lbs313 lbs470 lbs660 lbs871 lbs
180 lbs210 lbs335 lbs497 lbs692 lbs907 lbs
190 lbs227 lbs356 lbs523 lbs723 lbs943 lbs
200 lbs244 lbs378 lbs549 lbs753 lbs977 lbs
210 lbs261 lbs398 lbs574 lbs782 lbs1011 lbs
220 lbs277 lbs419 lbs598 lbs810 lbs1043 lbs
230 lbs293 lbs438 lbs622 lbs838 lbs1074 lbs
240 lbs309 lbs458 lbs645 lbs865 lbs1104 lbs
250 lbs325 lbs477 lbs668 lbs891 lbs1134 lbs
260 lbs340 lbs495 lbs690 lbs916 lbs1163 lbs
270 lbs355 lbs514 lbs711 lbs941 lbs1190 lbs
280 lbs370 lbs532 lbs732 lbs965 lbs1218 lbs
290 lbs385 lbs549 lbs753 lbs989 lbs1244 lbs
300 lbs399 lbs566 lbs773 lbs1012 lbs1270 lbs
310 lbs414 lbs583 lbs793 lbs1035 lbs1296 lbs
90 lbs60 lbs130 lbs232 lbs365 lbs520 lbs
100 lbs69 lbs143 lbs250 lbs387 lbs547 lbs
110 lbs78 lbs155 lbs266 lbs408 lbs571 lbs
120 lbs86 lbs167 lbs282 lbs427 lbs593 lbs
130 lbs94 lbs178 lbs296 lbs445 lbs614 lbs
140 lbs102 lbs189 lbs310 lbs461 lbs634 lbs
150 lbs109 lbs199 lbs323 lbs478 lbs653 lbs
160 lbs116 lbs209 lbs336 lbs493 lbs671 lbs
170 lbs123 lbs218 lbs348 lbs507 lbs688 lbs
180 lbs130 lbs228 lbs359 lbs521 lbs704 lbs
190 lbs137 lbs236 lbs370 lbs535 lbs720 lbs
200 lbs143 lbs245 lbs381 lbs547 lbs734 lbs
210 lbs150 lbs253 lbs391 lbs560 lbs749 lbs
220 lbs156 lbs261 lbs401 lbs572 lbs762 lbs
230 lbs162 lbs269 lbs411 lbs583 lbs776 lbs
240 lbs167 lbs276 lbs420 lbs594 lbs788 lbs
250 lbs173 lbs284 lbs429 lbs605 lbs801 lbs
260 lbs179 lbs291 lbs438 lbs615 lbs813 lbs

Vertical Leg Press Standards by Age

Discover how Vertical Leg Press strength standards vary across different age groups.
15156 lbs267 lbs416 lbs599 lbs805 lbs
20177 lbs305 lbs476 lbs685 lbs921 lbs
25182 lbs313 lbs488 lbs703 lbs945 lbs
30182 lbs313 lbs488 lbs703 lbs945 lbs
35182 lbs313 lbs488 lbs703 lbs945 lbs
40182 lbs313 lbs488 lbs703 lbs945 lbs
45173 lbs297 lbs463 lbs667 lbs897 lbs
50163 lbs279 lbs435 lbs627 lbs842 lbs
55151 lbs258 lbs403 lbs580 lbs779 lbs
60138 lbs236 lbs368 lbs530 lbs711 lbs
65125 lbs214 lbs333 lbs479 lbs643 lbs
70112 lbs192 lbs299 lbs430 lbs577 lbs
75101 lbs172 lbs268 lbs385 lbs517 lbs
8091 lbs154 lbs240 lbs345 lbs462 lbs
8582 lbs139 lbs216 lbs309 lbs415 lbs
9074 lbs126 lbs195 lbs279 lbs374 lbs
1587 lbs165 lbs273 lbs409 lbs564 lbs
2099 lbs188 lbs312 lbs467 lbs645 lbs
25102 lbs193 lbs320 lbs479 lbs662 lbs
30102 lbs193 lbs320 lbs479 lbs662 lbs
35102 lbs193 lbs320 lbs479 lbs662 lbs
40102 lbs193 lbs320 lbs479 lbs662 lbs
4597 lbs183 lbs304 lbs455 lbs628 lbs
5091 lbs172 lbs285 lbs427 lbs590 lbs
5585 lbs159 lbs264 lbs395 lbs546 lbs
6078 lbs146 lbs241 lbs361 lbs498 lbs
6570 lbs132 lbs218 lbs327 lbs451 lbs
7064 lbs119 lbs196 lbs294 lbs405 lbs
7557 lbs107 lbs176 lbs263 lbs362 lbs
8052 lbs96 lbs158 lbs236 lbs324 lbs
8547 lbs86 lbs142 lbs212 lbs291 lbs
9043 lbs78 lbs128 lbs191 lbs263 lbs

Vertical Leg Press Overview

The Vertical Leg Press is a lower body exercise that targets the quadriceps, hamstrings, and glutes by pressing weight upwards with your legs while lying on your back.

Muscles Worked

Equipment Needed

Vertical Leg Press Machine

How To Perform the Vertical Leg Press

  1. Lie on your back on the vertical leg press machine, positioning your feet shoulder-width apart on the platform.
  2. Grasp the handles for support and ensure your back and head are firmly against the backrest.
  3. Unlock the safety mechanisms and slowly lower the platform towards your chest by bending your knees.
  4. Stop when your knees are at a 90-degree angle or slightly lower, ensuring your lower back remains in contact with the backrest.
  5. Press the platform back up by extending your legs, but avoid locking your knees at the top of the movement.
  6. Repeat for the desired number of repetitions, and re-engage the safety mechanisms once finished.

Want to perfect your form? Check out our detailed guide on Vertical Leg Press for proper technique and tips.

Pro Tips for Vertical Leg Press

  • Keep your lower back pressed against the backrest at all times to avoid injury.
  • Control the movement, especially when lowering the platform to prevent excessive strain on your knees.
  • Avoid locking your knees at the top to maintain tension on the muscles and protect your joints.
  • Start with lighter weights to master the form before progressing to heavier loads.

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