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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 40 78 ↓38 ↓49%
Total lifts entered 97,546 115,550 ↓18,004 ↓16%

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 290.5 lb 199.6 lb ↑90.9 lb ↑46%
Elite lift 664.8 lb 388 lb ↑276.8 lb ↑71%
Average bodyweight 171.3 lb 172.3 lb ↓1 lb ↓1%
Lifts analysed 24,978 25,614 ↓636 ↓2%

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 177.3 lb 83.4 lb ↑93.9 lb ↑112%
Elite lift 447.5 lb 188.2 lb ↑259.4 lb ↑138%
Average bodyweight 142.4 lb 147.4 lb ↓5 lb ↓3%
Lifts analysed 4,028 3,733 ↑295 ↑8%

More comparisons

Compare calf raise versus one of the following exercises:

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

See also

Chest Press vs Calf Raise Calf Raise Standards Chest Press Standards