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Calf Raise vs Chest Press

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Overall comparison

The daily number of calf raise lifts entered on Strength Level is less than the daily number of chest press lifts.

Metric Calf Raise Chest Press Difference Percent
Daily count 68 183 ↓115 ↓63%
Total lifts entered 45,765 21,014 ↑24,751 ↑118%

Male comparison

The average calf raise entered by men on Strength Level is heavier than the average chest press.

The bodyweight of men entering calf raise lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering chest press lifts.

Metric Calf Raise Chest Press Difference Percent
Average lift 293.7 lb 203.3 lb ↑90.4 lb ↑44%
Elite lift 657.1 lb 392.9 lb ↑264.3 lb ↑67%
Average bodyweight 171.6 lb 173 lb ↓1.4 lb ↓1%
Lifts analysed 19,043 8,060 ↑10,983 ↑136%

Female comparison

The average calf raise entered by women on Strength Level is heavier than the average chest press.

The bodyweight of women entering calf raise lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering chest press lifts.

Metric Calf Raise Chest Press Difference Percent
Average lift 178.7 lb 86 lb ↑92.7 lb ↑108%
Elite lift 443.6 lb 185.9 lb ↑257.7 lb ↑139%
Average bodyweight 140.8 lb 146.9 lb ↓6.1 lb ↓4%
Lifts analysed 2,998 1,100 ↑1,898 ↑173%

More comparisons

Compare calf raise versus one of the following exercises:

Sled Leg Press Horizontal Leg Press Chest Press Leg Extension Machine Shoulder Press Vertical Leg Press Seated Leg Curl Pec Deck Fly Hack Squat Seated Calf Raise Lying Leg Curl Hip Adduction Hip Abduction

See also

Chest Press vs Calf Raise Calf Raise Standards Chest Press Standards