Machine Calf Raise vs Seated Calf Raise

Overall comparison

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

Metric Machine Calf Raise Seated Calf Raise Difference Percent
Daily count 20 28 ↓8 ↓29%
Total lifts entered 98,324 38,644 ↑59,680 ↑154%

Male comparison

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

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

Metric Machine Calf Raise Seated Calf Raise Difference Percent
Average lift 290.5 lb 225.6 lb ↑65 lb ↑29%
Elite lift 666.4 lb 521.4 lb ↑145 lb ↑28%
Average bodyweight 171.3 lb 174.5 lb ↓3.2 lb ↓2%
Lifts analysed 25,167 5,886 ↑19,281 ↑328%

Female comparison

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

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

Metric Machine Calf Raise Seated Calf Raise Difference Percent
Average lift 177.2 lb 152.3 lb ↑24.9 lb ↑16%
Elite lift 447.6 lb 379.2 lb ↑68.4 lb ↑18%
Average bodyweight 142.4 lb 147.3 lb ↓4.9 lb ↓3%
Lifts analysed 4,050 962 ↑3,088 ↑321%