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Calf Raise vs Lying Leg Curl

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Overall comparison

The daily number of calf raise lifts entered on Strength Level is greater than the daily number of lying leg curl lifts.

Metric Calf Raise Lying Leg Curl Difference Percent
Daily count 46 24 ↑22 ↑92%
Total lifts entered 97,378 66,919 ↑30,459 ↑46%

Male comparison

The average calf raise entered by men on Strength Level is heavier than the average lying leg curl.

The bodyweight of men entering calf raise lifts on Strength Level is on average heavier than those entering lying leg curl lifts.

Metric Calf Raise Lying Leg Curl Difference Percent
Average lift 290.4 lb 144.6 lb ↑145.9 lb ↑101%
Elite lift 664.6 lb 286.3 lb ↑378.4 lb ↑132%
Average bodyweight 171.3 lb 170.5 lb ↑0.8 lb ↑0%
Lifts analysed 24,914 12,831 ↑12,083 ↑94%

Female comparison

The average calf raise entered by women on Strength Level is heavier than the average lying leg curl.

The bodyweight of women entering calf raise lifts on Strength Level is on average heavier than those entering lying leg curl lifts.

Metric Calf Raise Lying Leg Curl Difference Percent
Average lift 177.5 lb 83.3 lb ↑94.3 lb ↑113%
Elite lift 447.9 lb 164.1 lb ↑283.8 lb ↑173%
Average bodyweight 142.4 lb 140.3 lb ↑2 lb ↑1%
Lifts analysed 4,018 4,081 ↓63 ↓2%

More comparisons

Compare calf raise versus one of the following exercises:

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

See also

Lying Leg Curl vs Calf Raise Calf Raise Standards Lying Leg Curl Standards