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Calf Raise vs Hack Squat

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Overall comparison

The daily number of calf raise lifts entered on Strength Level is greater than the daily number of hack squat lifts.

Metric Calf Raise Hack Squat Difference Percent
Daily count 40 27 ↑13 ↑48%
Total lifts entered 97,546 48,086 ↑49,460 ↑103%

Male comparison

The average calf raise entered by men on Strength Level is less heavy than the average hack squat.

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

Metric Calf Raise Hack Squat Difference Percent
Average lift 290.5 lb 336.5 lb ↓46 lb ↓14%
Elite lift 664.8 lb 699.6 lb ↓34.8 lb ↓5%
Average bodyweight 171.3 lb 179.6 lb ↓8.3 lb ↓5%
Lifts analysed 24,978 6,903 ↑18,075 ↑262%

Female comparison

The average calf raise entered by women on Strength Level is less heavy than the average hack squat.

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

Metric Calf Raise Hack Squat Difference Percent
Average lift 177.3 lb 190.2 lb ↓12.9 lb ↓7%
Elite lift 447.5 lb 439 lb ↑8.6 lb ↑2%
Average bodyweight 142.4 lb 143.2 lb ↓0.8 lb ↓1%
Lifts analysed 4,028 1,542 ↑2,486 ↑161%

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

Hack Squat vs Calf Raise Calf Raise Standards Hack Squat Standards