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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 88 29 ↑59 ↑203%
Total lifts entered 50,221 27,129 ↑23,092 ↑85%

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 293.7 lb 148.5 lb ↑145.1 lb ↑98%
Elite lift 657.4 lb 298 lb ↑359.4 lb ↑121%
Average bodyweight 171.6 lb 170.6 lb ↑1 lb ↑1%
Lifts analysed 19,180 9,432 ↑9,748 ↑103%

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 178.6 lb 82.9 lb ↑95.6 lb ↑115%
Elite lift 443 lb 163.4 lb ↑279.6 lb ↑171%
Average bodyweight 140.8 lb 139.9 lb ↑0.8 lb ↑1%
Lifts analysed 3,013 2,956 ↑57 ↑2%

More comparisons

Compare calf raise versus one of the following exercises:

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

See also

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