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Calf Raise vs Seated 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 seated leg curl lifts.

Metric Calf Raise Seated Leg Curl Difference Percent
Daily count 61 56 ↑5 ↑9%
Total lifts entered 45,629 31,793 ↑13,836 ↑44%

Male comparison

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

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

Metric Calf Raise Seated Leg Curl Difference Percent
Average lift 293.7 lb 181 lb ↑112.7 lb ↑62%
Elite lift 657.1 lb 355.3 lb ↑301.8 lb ↑85%
Average bodyweight 171.6 lb 170.4 lb ↑1.2 lb ↑1%
Lifts analysed 19,043 12,780 ↑6,263 ↑49%

Female comparison

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

The bodyweight of women entering calf raise lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering seated leg curl lifts.

Metric Calf Raise Seated Leg Curl Difference Percent
Average lift 178.7 lb 103.5 lb ↑75.2 lb ↑73%
Elite lift 443.6 lb 213 lb ↑230.7 lb ↑108%
Average bodyweight 140.8 lb 145 lb ↓4.2 lb ↓3%
Lifts analysed 2,998 4,242 ↓1,244 ↓29%

More comparisons

Compare calf raise versus one of the following exercises:

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

See also

Seated Leg Curl vs Calf Raise Calf Raise Standards Seated Leg Curl Standards