Leg Extension Standards (lb)

Leg extension strength standards help you to compare your one-rep max lift with other lifters at your bodyweight.

Our leg extension standards are new and we will be refining them over the next six months as we collect more data from lifters using Strength Level.

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Male Leg Extension Standards (lb)

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
120 62 x0.52 111 x0.92 176 x1.47 256 x2.14 347 x2.89
130 69 x0.53 119 x0.92 186 x1.43 269 x2.07 362 x2.78
140 75 x0.54 127 x0.91 197 x1.4 281 x2.01 376 x2.68
150 81 x0.54 135 x0.9 206 x1.37 292 x1.95 389 x2.59
160 87 x0.54 142 x0.89 215 x1.35 303 x1.9 402 x2.51
170 92 x0.54 150 x0.88 224 x1.32 314 x1.85 414 x2.43
180 98 x0.54 156 x0.87 233 x1.29 324 x1.8 425 x2.36
190 103 x0.54 163 x0.86 241 x1.27 334 x1.76 436 x2.3
200 108 x0.54 170 x0.85 249 x1.24 343 x1.71 447 x2.23
210 113 x0.54 176 x0.84 256 x1.22 352 x1.67 457 x2.18
220 118 x0.54 182 x0.83 264 x1.2 360 x1.64 467 x2.12
230 123 x0.53 188 x0.82 271 x1.18 369 x1.6 476 x2.07
240 128 x0.53 194 x0.81 278 x1.16 377 x1.57 485 x2.02
250 132 x0.53 199 x0.8 284 x1.14 385 x1.54 494 x1.98
260 137 x0.53 205 x0.79 291 x1.12 392 x1.51 503 x1.93
270 141 x0.52 210 x0.78 297 x1.1 400 x1.48 511 x1.89
280 145 x0.52 215 x0.77 304 x1.08 407 x1.45 519 x1.85
290 150 x0.52 221 x0.76 310 x1.07 414 x1.43 527 x1.82
300 154 x0.51 225 x0.75 315 x1.05 420 x1.4 535 x1.78
310 158 x0.51 230 x0.74 321 x1.04 427 x1.38 542 x1.75
All 87 145 223 316 420

These male standards were last updated a month ago and are based on 1,000 filtered lifts.

Female Leg Extension Standards (lb)

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
100 29 x0.29 61 x0.61 108 x1.08 168 x1.68 237 x2.37
110 32 x0.29 65 x0.59 113 x1.03 175 x1.59 246 x2.24
120 34 x0.29 69 x0.58 119 x0.99 182 x1.51 254 x2.12
130 37 x0.29 73 x0.56 124 x0.95 188 x1.45 261 x2.01
140 40 x0.28 77 x0.55 129 x0.92 194 x1.38 268 x1.92
150 42 x0.28 81 x0.54 133 x0.89 199 x1.33 275 x1.83
160 45 x0.28 84 x0.52 138 x0.86 205 x1.28 281 x1.76
170 47 x0.28 87 x0.51 142 x0.83 210 x1.23 287 x1.69
180 50 x0.28 90 x0.5 146 x0.81 215 x1.19 293 x1.63
190 52 x0.27 93 x0.49 150 x0.79 219 x1.15 298 x1.57
200 54 x0.27 96 x0.48 153 x0.77 224 x1.12 303 x1.52
210 56 x0.27 99 x0.47 157 x0.75 228 x1.09 308 x1.47
220 58 x0.26 102 x0.46 160 x0.73 232 x1.05 313 x1.42
230 60 x0.26 104 x0.45 164 x0.71 236 x1.03 318 x1.38
240 62 x0.26 107 x0.45 167 x0.69 240 x1 322 x1.34
250 64 x0.26 109 x0.44 170 x0.68 243 x0.97 326 x1.3
260 66 x0.25 112 x0.43 173 x0.66 247 x0.95 330 x1.27
All 39 77 130 196 273

These female standards were last updated a month ago and are based on 331 filtered lifts.

What is my exact level?

The Strength Level Calculator can show your exact level of strength at any bodyweight.

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What do the strength standards mean?

Beginner
Stronger than 5% of lifters. A beginner lifter can perform the movement correctly and has practiced it for at least a month.
Novice
Stronger than 20% of lifters. A novice lifter has trained regularly in the technique for at least six months.
Intermediate
Stronger than 50% of lifters. An intermediate lifter has trained regularly in the technique for at least two years.
Advanced
Stronger than 80% of lifters. An advanced lifter has progressed for over five years.
Elite
Stronger than 95% of lifters. An elite lifter has dedicated over five years to become competitive at strength sports.

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Exercise Comparisons

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