Machine Calf Raise vs Leg Extension

Overall comparison

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

Metric Machine Calf Raise Leg Extension Difference Percent
Daily count 20 127 ↓107 ↓84%
Total lifts entered 98,324 156,665 ↓58,341 ↓37%

Male comparison

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

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

Metric Machine Calf Raise Leg Extension Difference Percent
Average lift 290.5 lb 214.6 lb ↑76 lb ↑35%
Elite lift 666.4 lb 426.4 lb ↑240.1 lb ↑56%
Average bodyweight 171.3 lb 170.1 lb ↑1.2 lb ↑1%
Lifts analysed 25,167 40,618 ↓15,451 ↓38%

Female comparison

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

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

Metric Machine Calf Raise Leg Extension Difference Percent
Average lift 177.2 lb 126.1 lb ↑51.2 lb ↑41%
Elite lift 447.6 lb 271.9 lb ↑175.7 lb ↑65%
Average bodyweight 142.4 lb 143.5 lb ↓1 lb ↓1%
Lifts analysed 4,050 12,448 ↓8,398 ↓67%