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 691,824 lifts by Strength Level users

Male Leg Extension Standards (kg)

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Strength LevelWeight
Beginner35 kg
Novice61 kg
Intermediate96 kg
Advanced139 kg
Elite186 kg

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

BWBeg.Nov.Int.Adv.Elite
50214068102141
55244574109150
60274979116158
65315485123165
70345890129172
75376295134179
80406599140186
854269104145192
904573108150198
954876112155203
1005179116160209
1055383120165214
1105686124169219
1155889128173224
1206192131178228
1256395135182233
1306597138186237
13568100141189242
14070103144193246

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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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.