Calf Raise Standards (lb)

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

Our calf raise standards are new and we will be refining them over the next six months as we collect more data from lifters using Strength Level.

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Male Calf Raise Standards (lb)

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
120 35 x0.29 92 x0.77 181 x1.51 299 x2.49 440 x3.66
130 46 x0.35 109 x0.83 203 x1.56 328 x2.52 474 x3.65
140 56 x0.4 125 x0.89 225 x1.61 355 x2.54 507 x3.62
150 67 x0.45 140 x0.94 246 x1.64 382 x2.54 538 x3.59
160 78 x0.49 156 x0.98 267 x1.67 407 x2.55 569 x3.55
170 89 x0.52 172 x1.01 287 x1.69 432 x2.54 598 x3.52
180 100 x0.56 187 x1.04 307 x1.71 456 x2.54 626 x3.48
190 111 x0.59 202 x1.06 326 x1.72 480 x2.53 654 x3.44
200 122 x0.61 217 x1.09 345 x1.73 503 x2.51 680 x3.4
210 134 x0.64 232 x1.1 363 x1.73 525 x2.5 706 x3.36
220 145 x0.66 246 x1.12 381 x1.73 546 x2.48 731 x3.32
230 155 x0.68 260 x1.13 399 x1.73 567 x2.47 755 x3.28
240 166 x0.69 274 x1.14 416 x1.73 588 x2.45 779 x3.25
250 177 x0.71 288 x1.15 433 x1.73 608 x2.43 802 x3.21
260 188 x0.72 301 x1.16 450 x1.73 627 x2.41 824 x3.17
270 198 x0.73 315 x1.17 466 x1.73 646 x2.39 846 x3.13
280 208 x0.74 328 x1.17 482 x1.72 665 x2.38 868 x3.1
290 219 x0.75 341 x1.17 497 x1.71 683 x2.36 888 x3.06
300 229 x0.76 353 x1.18 512 x1.71 701 x2.34 909 x3.03
310 239 x0.77 366 x1.18 527 x1.7 719 x2.32 929 x3
All 79 164 287 443 624

These male standards were last updated a month ago and are based on 261 filtered lifts.

Female Calf Raise Standards (lb)

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
100 11 x0.11 53 x0.53 132 x1.32 246 x2.46 387 x3.87
110 14 x0.13 61 x0.55 144 x1.31 262 x2.38 407 x3.7
120 18 x0.15 68 x0.57 155 x1.29 276 x2.3 425 x3.54
130 22 x0.17 75 x0.58 165 x1.27 290 x2.23 442 x3.4
140 25 x0.18 82 x0.58 175 x1.25 303 x2.16 458 x3.27
150 29 x0.19 88 x0.59 184 x1.23 316 x2.1 474 x3.16
160 33 x0.2 94 x0.59 193 x1.21 327 x2.05 488 x3.05
170 36 x0.21 101 x0.59 202 x1.19 339 x1.99 502 x2.95
180 40 x0.22 107 x0.59 211 x1.17 350 x1.94 515 x2.86
190 44 x0.23 112 x0.59 219 x1.15 360 x1.9 528 x2.78
200 47 x0.24 118 x0.59 227 x1.13 370 x1.85 540 x2.7
210 51 x0.24 124 x0.59 234 x1.12 380 x1.81 552 x2.63
220 54 x0.25 129 x0.59 242 x1.1 389 x1.77 563 x2.56
230 58 x0.25 134 x0.58 249 x1.08 398 x1.73 574 x2.5
240 61 x0.25 139 x0.58 256 x1.07 407 x1.7 584 x2.43
250 64 x0.26 144 x0.58 262 x1.05 416 x1.66 595 x2.38
260 68 x0.26 149 x0.57 269 x1.03 424 x1.63 604 x2.32
All 24 82 180 317 482

These female standards were last updated a month ago and are based on 38 filtered lifts.

What is my exact level?

The Strength Level Calculator can show your exact level of strength at any bodyweight.

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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.

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Exercise Comparisons

Compare calf raise versus one of the following exercises:

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