Leg Extension

Leg Extension Standards

Measured in lb

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 713,008 lifts by Strength Level users

Male Leg Extension Standards (lb)

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Strength LevelWeight
Beginner78 lb
Novice135 lb
Intermediate212 lb
Advanced306 lb
Elite411 lb

How much should I be able to Leg Extension? (lb)

What is the average Leg Extension? The average Leg Extension weight for a male lifter is 212 lb (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 78 lb (1RM) which is still impressive compared to the general population.

By Weight and Age

BWBeg.Nov.Int.Adv.Elite
1104689149225311
1205298161239328
13059107172253345
14065115183266360
15072124193278374
16078132203290388
17084139213302401
18089147222313414
19095154231323426
200101161239333437
210106168248343449
220111175256353459
230117181264362470
240122187271371480
250127193279379490
260132199286388499
270136205293396509
280141211300404518
290146217306412526
300150222313419535
310154228319426543

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.