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 based on 18,000 lifts by Strength Level users.

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Male Calf Raise Standards (lb)

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
110 28 x0.26 86 x0.78 179 x1.63 306 x2.78 459 x4.18
120 37 x0.31 100 x0.84 200 x1.66 333 x2.77 492 x4.1
130 46 x0.35 114 x0.88 219 x1.69 358 x2.76 523 x4.02
140 55 x0.39 128 x0.92 239 x1.71 383 x2.74 552 x3.94
150 64 x0.43 142 x0.95 257 x1.72 406 x2.71 580 x3.87
160 73 x0.46 156 x0.97 275 x1.72 429 x2.68 607 x3.8
170 82 x0.48 169 x0.99 293 x1.72 451 x2.65 633 x3.72
180 91 x0.51 182 x1.01 310 x1.72 472 x2.62 658 x3.66
190 100 x0.53 195 x1.02 326 x1.72 492 x2.59 682 x3.59
200 109 x0.55 207 x1.04 343 x1.71 512 x2.56 705 x3.53
210 118 x0.56 219 x1.04 358 x1.71 531 x2.53 728 x3.46
220 127 x0.58 231 x1.05 373 x1.7 550 x2.5 749 x3.41
230 136 x0.59 243 x1.06 388 x1.69 568 x2.47 770 x3.35
240 145 x0.6 255 x1.06 403 x1.68 585 x2.44 791 x3.29
250 153 x0.61 266 x1.06 417 x1.67 602 x2.41 810 x3.24
260 162 x0.62 277 x1.06 431 x1.66 619 x2.38 830 x3.19
270 170 x0.63 288 x1.07 444 x1.65 635 x2.35 848 x3.14
280 178 x0.64 298 x1.07 458 x1.63 651 x2.32 867 x3.1
290 186 x0.64 309 x1.07 471 x1.62 666 x2.3 884 x3.05
300 194 x0.65 319 x1.06 483 x1.61 681 x2.27 902 x3.01
310 202 x0.65 329 x1.06 496 x1.6 696 x2.25 919 x2.96
All 75 165 295 463 659

These male standards were last updated yesterday and are based on 11,000 filtered lifts.

Female Calf Raise Standards (lb)

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
90 17 x0.19 58 x0.65 128 x1.43 226 x2.51 344 x3.82
100 21 x0.21 67 x0.67 140 x1.4 242 x2.42 364 x3.64
110 26 x0.24 74 x0.68 152 x1.38 256 x2.33 382 x3.47
120 31 x0.25 82 x0.68 162 x1.35 270 x2.25 398 x3.32
130 35 x0.27 89 x0.69 173 x1.33 283 x2.18 414 x3.19
140 39 x0.28 96 x0.69 182 x1.3 296 x2.11 429 x3.07
150 44 x0.29 103 x0.69 191 x1.28 307 x2.05 443 x2.96
160 48 x0.3 109 x0.68 200 x1.25 318 x1.99 457 x2.85
170 52 x0.31 116 x0.68 209 x1.23 329 x1.94 469 x2.76
180 56 x0.31 122 x0.68 217 x1.21 339 x1.89 482 x2.68
190 61 x0.32 128 x0.67 225 x1.18 349 x1.84 493 x2.6
200 64 x0.32 133 x0.67 232 x1.16 359 x1.79 505 x2.52
210 68 x0.33 139 x0.66 240 x1.14 368 x1.75 515 x2.45
220 72 x0.33 144 x0.66 247 x1.12 377 x1.71 526 x2.39
230 76 x0.33 150 x0.65 254 x1.1 385 x1.67 536 x2.33
240 80 x0.33 155 x0.65 260 x1.09 393 x1.64 546 x2.27
250 83 x0.33 160 x0.64 267 x1.07 401 x1.61 555 x2.22
260 87 x0.33 165 x0.63 273 x1.05 409 x1.57 564 x2.17
All 37 95 183 299 438

These female standards were last updated yesterday and are based on 1,000 filtered lifts.

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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

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