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Calf Raise vs Vertical Leg Press

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Overall comparison

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

Metric Calf Raise Vertical Leg Press Difference Percent
Daily count 88 52 ↑36 ↑69%
Total lifts entered 50,221 9,100 ↑41,121 ↑452%

Male comparison

The average calf raise entered by men on Strength Level is less heavy than the average vertical leg press.

The bodyweight of men entering calf raise lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering vertical leg press lifts.

Metric Calf Raise Vertical Leg Press Difference Percent
Average lift 293.7 lb 485.2 lb ↓191.6 lb ↓39%
Elite lift 657.4 lb 927.1 lb ↓269.7 lb ↓29%
Average bodyweight 171.6 lb 177.8 lb ↓6.2 lb ↓3%
Lifts analysed 19,180 2,574 ↑16,606 ↑645%

Female comparison

The average calf raise entered by women on Strength Level is less heavy than the average vertical leg press.

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

Metric Calf Raise Vertical Leg Press Difference Percent
Average lift 178.6 lb 315.1 lb ↓136.5 lb ↓43%
Elite lift 443 lb 654.6 lb ↓211.6 lb ↓32%
Average bodyweight 140.8 lb 144.5 lb ↓3.7 lb ↓3%
Lifts analysed 3,013 922 ↑2,091 ↑227%

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

Vertical Leg Press vs Calf Raise Calf Raise Standards Vertical Leg Press Standards