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 665,437 lifts by Strength Level users

Male Leg Extension Standards (lb)

Entire Community

Strength LevelWeight
Beginner78 lb
Novice135 lb
Intermediate212 lb
Advanced306 lb
Elite411 lb
Strength LevelBodyweight Ratio
Beginner0.50x
Novice0.75x
Intermediate1.25x
Advanced1.75x
Elite2.50x

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 212 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 78 lb (1RM) which is still impressive compared to the general population.

By Weight and Age

BWBeg.Nov.Int.Adv.Elite
1104689149225311
1205298161239328
13059107172253345
14065115183266360
15072124193278374
16078132203290388
17084139213302401
18089147222313414
19095154231323426
200101161239333437
210106168248343449
220111175256353459
230117181264362470
240122187271371480
250127193279379490
260132199286388499
270136205293396509
280141211300404518
290146217306412526
300150222313419535
310154228319426543
AgeBeg.Nov.Int.Adv.Elite
1566115180260350
2076132206298401
2578135212306411
3078135212306411
3578135212306411
4078135212306411
4574128201290390
5069120189272366
5564111174252339
6059102159230309
655392144208279
704882129186251
754374115167224
803866103149200
85345993133180
90315383120162

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

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

3x10 20%
3x12 15%
4x10 9%
4x12 7%
3x15 7%

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lb
lb
years old

Female Leg Extension Standards (lb)

Entire Community

Strength LevelWeight
Beginner39 lb
Novice76 lb
Intermediate128 lb
Advanced193 lb
Elite268 lb
Strength LevelBodyweight Ratio
Beginner0.25x
Novice0.50x
Intermediate1.00x
Advanced1.25x
Elite2.00x

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 128 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 39 lb (1RM) which is still impressive compared to the general population.

By Weight and Age

BWBeg.Nov.Int.Adv.Elite
902657102160227
1002961107167236
1103265113173244
1203469118180251
1303772122185258
1403976127191264
1504279131196270
1604482135201276
1704685139205281
1804888142210286
1905091146214291
2005293149218296
2105496152222300
2205698155225305
23058101158229309
24059103161232313
25061105164236317
26063107167239320
AgeBeg.Nov.Int.Adv.Elite
153365109165229
203874125188262
253976128193268
303976128193268
353976128193268
403976128193268
453772121183255
503568114172239
553263105159221
60295796145202
65265287131182
70244678118164
75214170105146
8019376294131
8517335684117
9015305076106

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

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

3x10 22%
3x12 13%
3x15 11%
4x10 9%
3x8 7%

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lb
lb
years old

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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.