Machine Calf Raise vs Hack Squat

Overall comparison

The daily number of machine calf raise lifts entered on Strength Level is the same as the daily number of hack squat lifts.

Metric Machine Calf Raise Hack Squat Difference Percent
Daily count 20 20 ↑0 ↑0%
Total lifts entered 98,324 48,468 ↑49,856 ↑103%

Male comparison

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

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

Metric Machine Calf Raise Hack Squat Difference Percent
Average lift 290.5 lb 336.9 lb ↓46.4 lb ↓14%
Elite lift 666.4 lb 699.3 lb ↓32.9 lb ↓5%
Average bodyweight 171.3 lb 179.7 lb ↓8.4 lb ↓5%
Lifts analysed 25,167 7,398 ↑17,769 ↑240%

Female comparison

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

The bodyweight of women entering machine calf raise lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering hack squat lifts.

Metric Machine Calf Raise Hack Squat Difference Percent
Average lift 177.2 lb 190.4 lb ↓13.2 lb ↓7%
Elite lift 447.6 lb 440.1 lb ↑7.6 lb ↑2%
Average bodyweight 142.4 lb 143.2 lb ↓0.8 lb ↓1%
Lifts analysed 4,050 1,630 ↑2,420 ↑148%