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 42 x0.35 106 x0.88 205 x1.71 337 x2.81 493 x4.11
130 50 x0.39 120 x0.92 225 x1.73 362 x2.78 523 x4.02
140 59 x0.42 134 x0.95 243 x1.74 385 x2.75 551 x3.94
150 68 x0.46 147 x0.98 261 x1.74 408 x2.72 578 x3.85
160 77 x0.48 160 x1 278 x1.74 429 x2.68 603 x3.77
170 86 x0.51 173 x1.02 295 x1.74 450 x2.65 628 x3.69
180 95 x0.53 185 x1.03 311 x1.73 470 x2.61 652 x3.62
190 104 x0.55 197 x1.04 327 x1.72 489 x2.57 674 x3.55
200 113 x0.56 209 x1.05 342 x1.71 508 x2.54 696 x3.48
210 121 x0.58 221 x1.05 357 x1.7 526 x2.5 717 x3.42
220 130 x0.59 232 x1.06 372 x1.69 544 x2.47 738 x3.35
230 138 x0.6 244 x1.06 386 x1.68 561 x2.44 758 x3.29
240 147 x0.61 255 x1.06 400 x1.67 577 x2.41 777 x3.24
250 155 x0.62 265 x1.06 413 x1.65 593 x2.37 796 x3.18
260 163 x0.63 276 x1.06 426 x1.64 609 x2.34 814 x3.13
270 171 x0.63 286 x1.06 439 x1.63 624 x2.31 832 x3.08
280 179 x0.64 296 x1.06 452 x1.61 639 x2.28 849 x3.03
290 186 x0.64 306 x1.06 464 x1.6 654 x2.25 866 x2.98
300 194 x0.65 316 x1.05 476 x1.59 668 x2.23 882 x2.94
310 202 x0.65 326 x1.05 488 x1.57 682 x2.2 898 x2.9
All 80 169 297 461 652

These male standards were last updated a week ago and are based on 4,000 filtered lifts.

Female Calf Raise Standards (lb)

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
100 18 x0.18 60 x0.6 130 x1.3 227 x2.27 344 x3.44
110 24 x0.22 70 x0.64 145 x1.32 246 x2.23 367 x3.33
120 30 x0.25 80 x0.67 158 x1.32 263 x2.2 388 x3.24
130 36 x0.28 89 x0.69 172 x1.32 280 x2.16 409 x3.15
140 42 x0.3 99 x0.71 184 x1.32 297 x2.12 428 x3.06
150 48 x0.32 108 x0.72 197 x1.31 312 x2.08 447 x2.98
160 54 x0.33 117 x0.73 208 x1.3 327 x2.04 465 x2.9
170 59 x0.35 125 x0.74 220 x1.29 341 x2.01 482 x2.83
180 65 x0.36 133 x0.74 231 x1.28 355 x1.97 498 x2.77
190 71 x0.37 142 x0.75 242 x1.27 368 x1.94 513 x2.7
200 77 x0.38 150 x0.75 252 x1.26 381 x1.9 528 x2.64
210 82 x0.39 157 x0.75 262 x1.25 393 x1.87 543 x2.59
220 88 x0.4 165 x0.75 272 x1.23 405 x1.84 557 x2.53
230 93 x0.4 172 x0.75 281 x1.22 417 x1.81 571 x2.48
240 98 x0.41 180 x0.75 290 x1.21 428 x1.78 584 x2.43
250 104 x0.41 187 x0.75 299 x1.2 439 x1.75 596 x2.39
260 109 x0.42 194 x0.74 308 x1.19 449 x1.73 609 x2.34
All 38 96 185 303 442

These female standards were last updated a week ago and are based on 661 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:

Sled Leg Press Horizontal Leg Press Leg Extension Seated Leg Curl Lying Leg Curl