Barbell Calf Raise

Barbell Calf Raise Standards

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Barbell Calf Raise strength standards help you to compare your one-rep max lift with other lifters at your bodyweight.

Our community Barbell Calf Raise standards are based on 51,000 lifts by Strength Level users
Barbell Calf Raise

Male Barbell Calf Raise Standards (lb)

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Strength Level Weight
Beginner 88 lb
Novice 161 lb
Intermediate 260 lb
Advanced 383 lb
Elite 523 lb
Strength Level Bodyweight Ratio
Beginner 0.50x
Novice 1.00x
Intermediate 1.50x
Advanced 2.25x
Elite 3.00x

How much should I be able to Barbell Calf Raise? (lb)

What is the average Barbell Calf Raise? The average Barbell Calf Raise weight for a male lifter is 260 lb (1RM). This makes you Intermediate on Strength Level and is a very impressive lift.

What is a good Barbell Calf Raise? Male beginners should aim to lift 88 lb (1RM) which is still impressive compared to the general population.

By Weight and Age

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
110 36 81 148 235 336
120 46 96 167 259 365
130 56 110 186 282 392
140 66 124 204 304 419
150 76 138 222 326 444
160 86 152 239 347 468
170 97 165 256 367 491
180 107 178 272 386 514
190 117 191 288 405 535
200 127 204 303 423 556
210 137 216 319 441 577
220 146 228 333 458 596
230 156 240 348 475 616
240 165 252 362 492 634
250 175 263 375 508 652
260 184 274 389 523 670
270 193 286 402 539 687
280 202 296 415 553 704
290 211 307 428 568 721
300 219 318 440 582 737
310 228 328 452 596 752
Age Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
15 75 137 221 326 445
20 86 156 253 373 510
25 88 161 260 383 523
30 88 161 260 383 523
35 88 161 260 383 523
40 88 161 260 383 523
45 83 152 247 363 496
50 78 143 231 341 466
55 72 132 214 315 431
60 66 121 195 288 393
65 60 109 176 260 355
70 54 98 158 233 319
75 48 87 142 209 285
80 43 78 127 187 255
85 38 70 114 167 228
90 35 63 102 151 206

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Female Barbell Calf Raise Standards (lb)

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Strength Level Weight
Beginner 27 lb
Novice 75 lb
Intermediate 152 lb
Advanced 255 lb
Elite 379 lb
Strength Level Bodyweight Ratio
Beginner 0.25x
Novice 0.50x
Intermediate 1.00x
Advanced 1.75x
Elite 2.50x

How much should I be able to Barbell Calf Raise? (lb)

What is the average Barbell Calf Raise? The average Barbell Calf Raise weight for a female lifter is 152 lb (1RM). This makes you Intermediate on Strength Level and is a very impressive lift.

What is a good Barbell Calf Raise? Female beginners should aim to lift 27 lb (1RM) which is still impressive compared to the general population.

By Weight and Age

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
90 10 44 104 190 296
100 14 50 114 203 311
110 17 56 122 214 326
120 20 62 131 225 339
130 23 67 139 236 352
140 26 73 146 245 364
150 29 78 153 255 375
160 32 83 160 264 386
170 35 87 167 272 396
180 38 92 173 280 406
190 41 97 179 288 415
200 44 101 185 295 424
210 47 105 191 303 433
220 50 109 197 310 441
230 52 113 202 316 449
240 55 117 207 323 457
250 58 121 212 329 464
260 60 125 217 335 472
Age Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
15 23 64 129 217 323
20 26 73 148 249 370
25 27 75 152 255 379
30 27 75 152 255 379
35 27 75 152 255 379
40 27 75 152 255 379
45 25 71 144 242 360
50 24 67 135 227 338
55 22 62 125 210 312
60 20 56 114 192 285
65 18 51 103 173 258
70 16 46 92 156 231
75 14 41 83 139 207
80 13 36 74 124 185
85 12 33 66 112 166
90 10 29 60 100 149

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What do the strength standards mean?

Beginner Stronger than 5% of lifters. A beginner lifter can perform the movement correctly and has practiced it for at least a month.
Novice Stronger than 20% of lifters. A novice lifter has trained regularly in the technique for at least six months.
Intermediate Stronger than 50% of lifters. An intermediate lifter has trained regularly in the technique for at least two years.
Advanced Stronger than 80% of lifters. An advanced lifter has progressed for over five years.
Elite Stronger than 95% of lifters. An elite lifter has dedicated over five years to become competitive at strength sports.