Leg Extension

Leg Extension Standards

Measured in kg

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 415,251 lifts by Strength Level users

Male Leg Extension Standards (kg)

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Strength Level Weight
Beginner 35 kg
Novice 61 kg
Intermediate 96 kg
Advanced 139 kg
Elite 186 kg
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? (kg)

What is the average Leg Extension? The average Leg Extension weight for a male lifter is 96 kg (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 35 kg (1RM) which is still impressive compared to the general population.

By Weight and Age

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
50 21 40 68 102 141
55 24 45 74 109 150
60 27 49 79 116 158
65 31 54 85 123 165
70 34 58 90 129 172
75 37 62 95 134 179
80 40 65 99 140 186
85 42 69 104 145 192
90 45 73 108 150 198
95 48 76 112 155 203
100 51 79 116 160 209
105 53 83 120 165 214
110 56 86 124 169 219
115 58 89 128 173 224
120 61 92 131 178 228
125 63 95 135 182 233
130 65 97 138 186 237
135 68 100 141 189 242
140 70 103 144 193 246
Age Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
15 30 52 82 118 159
20 35 60 94 135 182
25 35 61 96 139 186
30 35 61 96 139 186
35 35 61 96 139 186
40 35 61 96 139 186
45 34 58 91 132 177
50 32 55 86 123 166
55 29 51 79 114 154
60 27 46 72 104 140
65 24 42 65 94 127
70 22 37 59 84 114
75 19 33 52 76 102
80 17 30 47 68 91
85 15 27 42 61 81
90 14 24 38 55 73

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 6%
3x8 6%

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Female Leg Extension Standards (kg)

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Strength Level Weight
Beginner 18 kg
Novice 34 kg
Intermediate 58 kg
Advanced 88 kg
Elite 122 kg
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? (kg)

What is the average Leg Extension? The average Leg Extension weight for a female lifter is 58 kg (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 18 kg (1RM) which is still impressive compared to the general population.

By Weight and Age

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
40 12 25 46 72 102
45 13 28 49 75 107
50 14 30 51 79 111
55 16 31 54 82 114
60 17 33 56 85 118
65 18 35 58 87 121
70 19 36 60 90 124
75 20 38 62 92 126
80 22 39 64 94 129
85 23 41 66 97 131
90 24 42 67 99 134
95 24 43 69 101 136
100 25 45 71 102 138
105 26 46 72 104 140
110 27 47 73 106 142
115 28 48 75 107 144
120 29 49 76 109 146
Age Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
15 15 29 49 75 104
20 17 34 57 85 119
25 18 34 58 88 122
30 18 34 58 88 122
35 18 34 58 88 122
40 18 34 58 88 122
45 17 33 55 83 116
50 16 31 52 78 108
55 15 28 48 72 100
60 13 26 44 66 92
65 12 23 39 60 83
70 11 21 35 53 74
75 10 19 32 48 66
80 9 17 28 43 59
85 8 15 25 38 53
90 7 14 23 35 48

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

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

3x10 19%
3x15 13%
3x12 12%
4x10 10%
3x8 6%

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kg
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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.