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 based on 10,000 lifts by Strength Level users.

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Male Leg Extension Standards (lb)

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
120 61 x0.51 110 x0.92 177 x1.47 259 x2.16 353 x2.94
130 67 x0.52 118 x0.91 187 x1.44 272 x2.09 368 x2.83
140 73 x0.52 127 x0.9 198 x1.41 284 x2.03 382 x2.73
150 79 x0.53 134 x0.9 207 x1.38 296 x1.97 395 x2.63
160 85 x0.53 142 x0.89 216 x1.35 307 x1.92 408 x2.55
170 91 x0.53 149 x0.88 225 x1.33 317 x1.87 420 x2.47
180 96 x0.53 156 x0.87 234 x1.3 327 x1.82 432 x2.4
190 101 x0.53 163 x0.86 242 x1.27 337 x1.77 443 x2.33
200 107 x0.53 169 x0.85 250 x1.25 346 x1.73 453 x2.27
210 112 x0.53 175 x0.83 258 x1.23 355 x1.69 464 x2.21
220 116 x0.53 181 x0.82 265 x1.2 364 x1.66 474 x2.15
230 121 x0.53 187 x0.81 272 x1.18 373 x1.62 483 x2.1
240 126 x0.52 193 x0.8 279 x1.16 381 x1.59 492 x2.05
250 130 x0.52 199 x0.8 286 x1.14 388 x1.55 501 x2
260 135 x0.52 204 x0.79 292 x1.12 396 x1.52 510 x1.96
270 139 x0.52 210 x0.78 299 x1.11 404 x1.49 518 x1.92
280 143 x0.51 215 x0.77 305 x1.09 411 x1.47 526 x1.88
290 148 x0.51 220 x0.76 311 x1.07 418 x1.44 534 x1.84
300 152 x0.51 225 x0.75 317 x1.06 425 x1.42 542 x1.81
310 156 x0.5 230 x0.74 323 x1.04 431 x1.39 550 x1.77
All 86 146 225 321 429

These male standards were last updated November and are based on 4,000 filtered lifts.

Female Leg Extension Standards (lb)

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
100 33 x0.33 65 x0.65 110 x1.1 166 x1.66 231 x2.31
110 37 x0.33 70 x0.64 116 x1.06 174 x1.58 240 x2.18
120 40 x0.33 75 x0.62 122 x1.02 181 x1.51 248 x2.07
130 43 x0.33 79 x0.61 128 x0.98 188 x1.44 256 x1.97
140 46 x0.33 83 x0.59 133 x0.95 194 x1.39 264 x1.88
150 49 x0.33 87 x0.58 138 x0.92 200 x1.33 271 x1.8
160 52 x0.33 91 x0.57 142 x0.89 206 x1.29 277 x1.73
170 55 x0.32 94 x0.55 147 x0.86 211 x1.24 283 x1.67
180 58 x0.32 98 x0.54 151 x0.84 216 x1.2 289 x1.61
190 60 x0.32 101 x0.53 155 x0.82 221 x1.16 295 x1.55
200 63 x0.31 104 x0.52 159 x0.8 226 x1.13 301 x1.5
210 65 x0.31 107 x0.51 163 x0.78 231 x1.1 306 x1.46
220 67 x0.31 110 x0.5 167 x0.76 235 x1.07 311 x1.41
230 70 x0.3 113 x0.49 170 x0.74 239 x1.04 316 x1.37
240 72 x0.3 116 x0.48 174 x0.72 243 x1.01 320 x1.33
250 74 x0.3 119 x0.48 177 x0.71 247 x0.99 325 x1.3
260 76 x0.29 121 x0.47 180 x0.69 251 x0.97 329 x1.27
All 45 83 134 197 269

These female standards were last updated November and are based on 981 filtered lifts.

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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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