Seated Leg Curl vs Leg Extension

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Overall comparison

The daily number of seated leg curl lifts entered on Strength Level is less than the daily number of leg extension lifts.

Metric Seated Leg Curl Leg Extension Difference Percent
Daily count 34 95 ↓61 ↓64%
Total lifts entered 4,370 10,761 ↓6,391 ↓59%

Male comparison

The average seated leg curl entered by men on Strength Level is less heavy than the average leg extension.

The bodyweight of men entering seated leg curl lifts on Strength Level is on average heavier than those entering leg extension lifts.

Metric Seated Leg Curl Leg Extension Difference Percent
Average lift 189.8 lb 224.8 lb ↓35.1 lb ↓16%
Elite lift 371.5 lb 428.7 lb ↓57.2 lb ↓13%
Average bodyweight 171.3 lb 169.5 lb ↑1.8 lb ↑1%
Lifts analysed 2,305 4,191 ↓1,886 ↓45%

Female comparison

The average seated leg curl entered by women on Strength Level is less heavy than the average leg extension.

The bodyweight of women entering seated leg curl lifts on Strength Level is on average heavier than those entering leg extension lifts.

Metric Seated Leg Curl Leg Extension Difference Percent
Average lift 117.9 lb 134 lb ↓16.1 lb ↓12%
Elite lift 243.5 lb 269.3 lb ↓25.7 lb ↓10%
Average bodyweight 146.1 lb 142.5 lb ↑3.6 lb ↑3%
Lifts analysed 645 981 ↓336 ↓34%

More comparisons

Compare seated leg curl versus one of the following exercises:

Sled Leg Press Horizontal Leg Press Leg Extension Lying Leg Curl Calf Raise

See also

Leg Extension vs Seated Leg Curl Seated Leg Curl Standards Leg Extension Standards