Machine Calf Raise vs Vertical Leg Press

Overall comparison

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

Metric Machine Calf Raise Vertical Leg Press Difference Percent
Daily count 20 12 ↑8 ↑67%
Total lifts entered 98,324 97,872 ↑452 ↑0%

Male comparison

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

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

Metric Machine Calf Raise Vertical Leg Press Difference Percent
Average lift 290.5 lb 489.2 lb ↓198.6 lb ↓41%
Elite lift 666.4 lb 944.4 lb ↓278 lb ↓29%
Average bodyweight 171.3 lb 176.7 lb ↓5.4 lb ↓3%
Lifts analysed 25,167 7,560 ↑17,607 ↑233%

Female comparison

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

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

Metric Machine Calf Raise Vertical Leg Press Difference Percent
Average lift 177.2 lb 316.3 lb ↓139.1 lb ↓44%
Elite lift 447.6 lb 660.6 lb ↓213 lb ↓32%
Average bodyweight 142.4 lb 146.6 lb ↓4.1 lb ↓3%
Lifts analysed 4,050 2,609 ↑1,441 ↑55%