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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 68 49 ↑19 ↑39%
Total lifts entered 45,697 24,602 ↑21,095 ↑86%

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 148.6 lb ↑145.1 lb ↑98%
Elite lift 657.1 lb 298.1 lb ↑359 lb ↑120%
Average bodyweight 171.6 lb 170.6 lb ↑1 lb ↑1%
Lifts analysed 19,043 9,372 ↑9,671 ↑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 178.7 lb 83 lb ↑95.7 lb ↑115%
Elite lift 443.6 lb 163.4 lb ↑280.2 lb ↑171%
Average bodyweight 140.8 lb 140 lb ↑0.8 lb ↑1%
Lifts analysed 2,998 2,942 ↑56 ↑2%

More comparisons

Compare calf raise versus one of the following exercises:

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

See also

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