Leg Extension vs Seated Leg Curl

Overall comparison

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

Metric Leg Extension Seated Leg Curl Difference Percent
Daily count 127 36 ↑91 ↑253%
Total lifts entered 156,665 76,493 ↑80,172 ↑105%

Male comparison

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

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

Metric Leg Extension Seated Leg Curl Difference Percent
Average lift 214.6 lb 176.5 lb ↑38.1 lb ↑22%
Elite lift 426.4 lb 346.2 lb ↑80.2 lb ↑23%
Average bodyweight 170.1 lb 170.7 lb ↓0.6 lb ↓0%
Lifts analysed 40,618 17,373 ↑23,245 ↑134%

Female comparison

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

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

Metric Leg Extension Seated Leg Curl Difference Percent
Average lift 126.1 lb 103.7 lb ↑22.4 lb ↑22%
Elite lift 271.9 lb 212.8 lb ↑59.1 lb ↑28%
Average bodyweight 143.5 lb 145 lb ↓1.5 lb ↓1%
Lifts analysed 12,448 5,855 ↑6,593 ↑113%