Back Extension

Back Extension Standards

Measured in lb

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

Our community Back Extension standards are based on 16,000 lifts by Strength Level users
Back Extension

Male Back Extension Standards

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Strength Level Reps
Beginner < 1
Novice 7
Intermediate 28
Advanced 55
Elite 87

How many reps of Back Extension should I be able to do?

How many reps of Back Extension can the average lifter do? The average male lifter can do 28 reps of Back Extension. This makes you Intermediate on Strength Level and is a very impressive achievement.

Reps By Weight and Age

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
110 < 1 < 1 22 52 88
120 < 1 2 24 53 87
130 < 1 4 25 53 86
140 < 1 6 26 53 85
150 < 1 7 27 53 83
160 < 1 8 27 53 82
170 < 1 8 28 53 80
180 < 1 9 28 52 79
190 < 1 9 28 52 78
200 < 1 9 28 51 76
210 < 1 10 28 50 75
220 < 1 10 28 50 73
230 < 1 10 28 49 72
240 < 1 10 28 48 71
250 < 1 10 27 47 69
260 < 1 10 27 47 68
270 < 1 10 27 46 67
280 < 1 10 27 45 66
290 < 1 10 26 45 65
300 < 1 10 26 44 63
310 < 1 10 26 43 62
Age Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
15 < 1 1 19 43 69
20 < 1 6 26 53 84
25 < 1 7 28 55 87
30 < 1 7 28 55 87
35 < 1 7 28 55 87
40 < 1 7 28 55 87
45 < 1 5 25 51 81
50 < 1 3 22 46 74
55 < 1 < 1 18 40 66
60 < 1 < 1 14 34 58
65 < 1 < 1 10 28 49
70 < 1 < 1 7 22 41
75 < 1 < 1 3 17 34
80 < 1 < 1 < 1 12 27
85 < 1 < 1 < 1 8 21
90 < 1 < 1 < 1 5 16

How many sets and reps of Back Extension should I do?

These are the most popular Back Extension workouts done by male lifters:

3x10 29%
3x12 9%
3x15 8%
4x10 6%
3x8 5%

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Female Back Extension Standards

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Strength Level Reps
Beginner < 1
Novice 6
Intermediate 20
Advanced 38
Elite 58

How many reps of Back Extension should I be able to do?

How many reps of Back Extension can the average lifter do? The average female lifter can do 20 reps of Back Extension. This makes you Intermediate on Strength Level and is a very impressive achievement.

Reps By Weight and Age

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
90 < 1 6 22 43 65
100 < 1 7 22 41 63
110 < 1 7 22 40 60
120 < 1 8 21 39 58
130 < 1 8 21 38 56
140 < 1 8 20 36 54
150 < 1 8 20 35 52
160 < 1 7 19 34 50
170 < 1 7 19 33 48
180 < 1 7 18 32 46
190 < 1 7 17 30 44
200 < 1 7 17 29 43
210 < 1 6 16 28 41
220 < 1 6 15 27 40
230 < 1 6 15 26 39
240 < 1 6 14 25 37
250 < 1 5 14 25 36
260 < 1 5 13 24 35
Age Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
15 < 1 1 13 28 45
20 < 1 5 19 36 55
25 < 1 6 20 38 58
30 < 1 6 20 38 58
35 < 1 6 20 38 58
40 < 1 6 20 38 58
45 < 1 5 18 35 53
50 < 1 2 15 31 48
55 < 1 < 1 11 26 42
60 < 1 < 1 9 21 36
65 < 1 < 1 6 16 30
70 < 1 < 1 2 12 24
75 < 1 < 1 < 1 8 18
80 < 1 < 1 < 1 5 13
85 < 1 < 1 < 1 1 9
90 < 1 < 1 < 1 < 1 6

How many sets and reps of Back Extension should I do?

These are the most popular Back Extension workouts done by female lifters:

3x10 19%
3x12 14%
3x15 11%
4x10 7%
3x20 5%

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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.