Leg Extension vs Machine Calf Raise

Overall comparison

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

Metric Leg Extension Machine Calf Raise Difference Percent
Daily count 127 20 ↑107 ↑535%
Total lifts entered 156,665 98,324 ↑58,341 ↑59%

Male comparison

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

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

Metric Leg Extension Machine Calf Raise Difference Percent
Average lift 214.6 lb 290.5 lb ↓76 lb ↓26%
Elite lift 426.4 lb 666.4 lb ↓240.1 lb ↓36%
Average bodyweight 170.1 lb 171.3 lb ↓1.2 lb ↓1%
Lifts analysed 40,618 25,167 ↑15,451 ↑61%

Female comparison

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

The bodyweight of women entering leg extension lifts on Strength Level is on average heavier than those entering machine calf raise lifts.

Metric Leg Extension Machine Calf Raise Difference Percent
Average lift 126.1 lb 177.2 lb ↓51.2 lb ↓29%
Elite lift 271.9 lb 447.6 lb ↓175.7 lb ↓39%
Average bodyweight 143.5 lb 142.4 lb ↑1 lb ↑1%
Lifts analysed 12,448 4,050 ↑8,398 ↑207%