Machine Calf Raise vs Horizontal Leg Press

Overall comparison

The daily number of machine calf raise lifts entered on Strength Level is less than the daily number of horizontal leg press lifts.

Metric Machine Calf Raise Horizontal Leg Press Difference Percent
Daily count 20 153 ↓133 ↓87%
Total lifts entered 98,324 236,861 ↓138,537 ↓58%

Male comparison

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

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

Metric Machine Calf Raise Horizontal Leg Press Difference Percent
Average lift 290.5 lb 420.7 lb ↓130.2 lb ↓31%
Elite lift 666.4 lb 829.9 lb ↓163.5 lb ↓20%
Average bodyweight 171.3 lb 171.5 lb ↓0.2 lb ↓0%
Lifts analysed 25,167 48,489 ↓23,322 ↓48%

Female comparison

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

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

Metric Machine Calf Raise Horizontal Leg Press Difference Percent
Average lift 177.2 lb 255.5 lb ↓78.2 lb ↓31%
Elite lift 447.6 lb 532.2 lb ↓84.6 lb ↓16%
Average bodyweight 142.4 lb 146.4 lb ↓4 lb ↓3%
Lifts analysed 4,050 23,469 ↓19,419 ↓83%