Leg Extension vs Lying Leg Curl

Overall comparison

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

Metric Leg Extension Lying Leg Curl Difference Percent
Daily count 127 45 ↑82 ↑182%
Total lifts entered 156,665 67,495 ↑89,170 ↑132%

Male comparison

The average leg extension entered by men on Strength Level is heavier than the average lying leg curl.

The bodyweight of men entering leg extension lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering lying leg curl lifts.

Metric Leg Extension Lying Leg Curl Difference Percent
Average lift 214.6 lb 144.4 lb ↑70.1 lb ↑49%
Elite lift 426.4 lb 286 lb ↑140.3 lb ↑49%
Average bodyweight 170.1 lb 170.6 lb ↓0.4 lb ↓0%
Lifts analysed 40,618 12,962 ↑27,656 ↑213%

Female comparison

The average leg extension entered by women on Strength Level is heavier than the average lying leg curl.

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

Metric Leg Extension Lying Leg Curl Difference Percent
Average lift 126.1 lb 83.1 lb ↑42.9 lb ↑52%
Elite lift 271.9 lb 163.9 lb ↑108.1 lb ↑66%
Average bodyweight 143.5 lb 140.3 lb ↑3.2 lb ↑2%
Lifts analysed 12,448 4,104 ↑8,344 ↑203%