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
110 32 x0.29 91 x0.83 184 x1.68 310 x2.82 461 x4.19
120 41 x0.34 105 x0.88 204 x1.7 336 x2.8 493 x4.11
130 50 x0.38 119 x0.92 224 x1.72 361 x2.78 523 x4.02
140 59 x0.42 133 x0.95 242 x1.73 385 x2.75 551 x3.94
150 68 x0.45 146 x0.98 260 x1.74 407 x2.72 578 x3.85
160 77 x0.48 159 x1 278 x1.74 429 x2.68 604 x3.77
170 86 x0.51 172 x1.01 295 x1.73 450 x2.65 629 x3.7
180 95 x0.53 185 x1.03 311 x1.73 470 x2.61 653 x3.63
190 104 x0.55 197 x1.04 327 x1.72 490 x2.58 676 x3.56
200 113 x0.56 209 x1.05 343 x1.71 509 x2.54 698 x3.49
210 121 x0.58 221 x1.05 358 x1.7 527 x2.51 719 x3.43
220 130 x0.59 233 x1.06 373 x1.69 545 x2.48 740 x3.36
230 139 x0.6 244 x1.06 387 x1.68 562 x2.45 760 x3.31
240 147 x0.61 255 x1.06 401 x1.67 579 x2.41 780 x3.25
250 155 x0.62 266 x1.07 415 x1.66 596 x2.38 799 x3.2
260 163 x0.63 277 x1.07 428 x1.65 612 x2.35 817 x3.14
270 171 x0.64 287 x1.06 441 x1.63 627 x2.32 835 x3.09
280 179 x0.64 298 x1.06 454 x1.62 642 x2.29 853 x3.05
290 187 x0.65 308 x1.06 466 x1.61 657 x2.27 870 x3
300 195 x0.65 318 x1.06 478 x1.59 671 x2.24 886 x2.95
310 203 x0.65 327 x1.06 490 x1.58 686 x2.21 903 x2.91
All 80 169 297 463 654

These male standards were last updated 6 days ago and are based on 6,000 filtered lifts.

Female Calf Raise Standards (lb)

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
90 14 x0.16 52 x0.57 116 x1.29 206 x2.29 316 x3.51
100 20 x0.2 62 x0.62 131 x1.31 226 x2.26 341 x3.41
110 26 x0.23 72 x0.65 146 x1.32 245 x2.23 364 x3.31
120 32 x0.26 82 x0.68 160 x1.33 263 x2.19 386 x3.22
130 38 x0.29 91 x0.7 173 x1.33 280 x2.15 407 x3.13
140 44 x0.31 101 x0.72 186 x1.33 296 x2.12 426 x3.04
150 50 x0.33 110 x0.73 198 x1.32 312 x2.08 445 x2.96
160 56 x0.35 119 x0.74 210 x1.31 327 x2.04 462 x2.89
170 62 x0.36 128 x0.75 222 x1.3 341 x2.01 479 x2.82
180 68 x0.38 136 x0.76 233 x1.29 355 x1.97 496 x2.75
190 74 x0.39 144 x0.76 244 x1.28 368 x1.94 512 x2.69
200 80 x0.4 152 x0.76 254 x1.27 381 x1.91 527 x2.63
210 85 x0.41 160 x0.76 264 x1.26 394 x1.87 541 x2.58
220 91 x0.41 168 x0.76 274 x1.25 406 x1.84 555 x2.52
230 97 x0.42 176 x0.76 284 x1.23 417 x1.81 569 x2.47
240 102 x0.43 183 x0.76 293 x1.22 429 x1.79 582 x2.43
250 107 x0.43 190 x0.76 302 x1.21 440 x1.76 595 x2.38
260 113 x0.43 197 x0.76 311 x1.2 450 x1.73 607 x2.34
All 39 97 185 301 438

These female standards were last updated 6 days ago and are based on 972 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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Dumbbell

Dumbbell Curl 111,000 lifts Dumbbell Bench Press 119,000 lifts Dumbbell Shoulder Press 66,000 lifts Dumbbell Lateral Raise 18,000 lifts Dumbbell Row 33,000 lifts Dumbbell Front Raise 8,000 lifts Dumbbell Shrug 6,000 lifts Dumbbell Lunge (experimental) Dumbbell Concentration Curl (experimental) Incline Dumbbell Press (experimental) Incline Dumbbell Fly (experimental) Lying Dumbbell Tricep Extension (experimental) Dumbbell Tricep Extension (experimental) Dumbbell Fly (experimental)

Machine

Sled Leg Press 37,000 lifts Horizontal Leg Press 23,000 lifts Leg Extension 10,000 lifts Seated Leg Curl (experimental) Lying Leg Curl (experimental) Calf Raise (experimental)

Cable

Lat Pulldown 44,000 lifts Tricep Rope Pushdown (experimental) Tricep Pushdown (experimental) + More Exercises

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