Leg Extension

Leg Extension Standards

Measured in lb

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

Our community Leg Extension standards are based on 346,000 lifts by Strength Level users

Male Leg Extension Standards (lb)

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Strength Level Weight
Beginner 75 lb
Novice 134 lb
Intermediate 215 lb
Advanced 314 lb
Elite 426 lb
Strength Level Bodyweight Ratio
Beginner 0.50x
Novice 0.75x
Intermediate 1.25x
Advanced 1.75x
Elite 2.50x

How much should I be able to Leg Extension? (lb)

What is the average Leg Extension? The average Leg Extension weight for a male lifter is 215 lb (1RM). This makes you Intermediate on Strength Level and is a very impressive lift.

What is a good Leg Extension? Male beginners should aim to lift 75 lb (1RM) which is still impressive compared to the general population.

By Weight and Age

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
110 44 88 152 233 327
120 50 97 164 248 344
130 56 106 175 261 360
140 62 114 185 274 375
150 68 122 195 286 389
160 74 130 205 298 403
170 79 137 214 309 415
180 85 144 223 320 428
190 90 151 232 330 440
200 95 158 240 340 451
210 100 164 248 350 462
220 105 171 256 359 473
230 110 177 264 368 483
240 115 183 271 377 493
250 120 189 278 385 503
260 124 195 285 393 512
270 129 200 292 401 521
280 133 206 299 409 530
290 138 211 305 416 539
300 142 216 312 424 547
310 146 222 318 431 555
Age Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
15 64 114 183 267 363
20 73 131 209 306 415
25 75 134 215 314 426
30 75 134 215 314 426
35 75 134 215 314 426
40 75 134 215 314 426
45 71 127 204 298 404
50 67 119 191 280 380
55 62 110 177 259 351
60 56 101 161 236 320
65 51 91 146 213 290
70 46 82 131 191 260
75 41 73 117 171 232
80 36 65 105 153 208
85 33 59 94 137 186
90 29 53 84 123 168

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Female Leg Extension Standards (lb)

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Strength Level Weight
Beginner 36 lb
Novice 73 lb
Intermediate 126 lb
Advanced 194 lb
Elite 272 lb
Strength Level Bodyweight Ratio
Beginner 0.25x
Novice 0.50x
Intermediate 1.00x
Advanced 1.25x
Elite 2.00x

How much should I be able to Leg Extension? (lb)

What is the average Leg Extension? The average Leg Extension weight for a female lifter is 126 lb (1RM). This makes you Intermediate on Strength Level and is a very impressive lift.

What is a good Leg Extension? Female beginners should aim to lift 36 lb (1RM) which is still impressive compared to the general population.

By Weight and Age

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
90 24 55 102 163 234
100 27 59 107 169 242
110 29 63 112 175 249
120 31 66 117 181 256
130 34 69 121 186 262
140 36 72 125 191 268
150 38 75 129 196 273
160 40 78 132 200 278
170 42 81 135 204 283
180 43 83 139 208 288
190 45 86 142 212 292
200 47 88 145 216 297
210 48 90 148 219 301
220 50 92 150 223 305
230 52 94 153 226 308
240 53 96 156 229 312
250 54 98 158 232 316
260 56 100 160 235 319
Age Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
15 30 62 107 165 232
20 35 71 123 189 265
25 36 73 126 194 272
30 36 73 126 194 272
35 36 73 126 194 272
40 36 73 126 194 272
45 34 69 120 184 258
50 32 65 112 173 242
55 29 60 104 160 224
60 27 55 95 146 204
65 24 49 86 132 185
70 22 44 77 118 166
75 19 40 69 106 148
80 17 36 61 94 132
85 16 32 55 85 119
90 14 29 50 76 107

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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.