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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 46 10 ↑36 ↑360%
Total lifts entered 97,378 97,380 ↓2 ↓0%

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 290.4 lb 488.5 lb ↓198 lb ↓41%
Elite lift 664.6 lb 944.1 lb ↓279.5 lb ↓30%
Average bodyweight 171.3 lb 176.8 lb ↓5.5 lb ↓3%
Lifts analysed 24,914 7,163 ↑17,751 ↑248%

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 177.5 lb 315.8 lb ↓138.2 lb ↓44%
Elite lift 447.9 lb 661 lb ↓213.1 lb ↓32%
Average bodyweight 142.4 lb 146.6 lb ↓4.2 lb ↓3%
Lifts analysed 4,018 2,467 ↑1,551 ↑63%

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

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