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 376,000 lifts by Strength Level users

Male Leg Extension Standards (lb)

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Strength Level Weight
Beginner 78 lb
Novice 135 lb
Intermediate 212 lb
Advanced 306 lb
Elite 411 lb
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? (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

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
110 46 89 149 225 311
120 52 98 161 239 328
130 59 107 172 253 345
140 65 115 183 266 360
150 72 124 193 278 374
160 78 132 203 290 388
170 84 139 213 302 401
180 89 147 222 313 414
190 95 154 231 323 426
200 101 161 239 333 437
210 106 168 248 343 449
220 111 175 256 353 459
230 117 181 264 362 470
240 122 187 271 371 480
250 127 193 279 379 490
260 132 199 286 388 499
270 136 205 293 396 509
280 141 211 300 404 518
290 146 217 306 412 526
300 150 222 313 419 535
310 154 228 319 426 543
Age Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
15 66 115 180 260 350
20 76 132 206 298 401
25 78 135 212 306 411
30 78 135 212 306 411
35 78 135 212 306 411
40 78 135 212 306 411
45 74 128 201 290 390
50 69 120 189 272 366
55 64 111 174 252 339
60 59 102 159 230 309
65 53 92 144 208 279
70 48 82 129 186 251
75 43 74 115 167 224
80 38 66 103 149 200
85 34 59 93 133 180
90 31 53 83 120 162

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 (lb)

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Strength Level Weight
Beginner 39 lb
Novice 76 lb
Intermediate 128 lb
Advanced 193 lb
Elite 268 lb
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? (lb)

What is the average Leg Extension? The average Leg Extension weight for a female lifter is 128 lb (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 39 lb (1RM) which is still impressive compared to the general population.

By Weight and Age

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
90 26 57 102 160 227
100 29 61 107 167 236
110 32 65 113 173 244
120 34 69 118 180 251
130 37 72 122 185 258
140 39 76 127 191 264
150 42 79 131 196 270
160 44 82 135 201 276
170 46 85 139 205 281
180 48 88 142 210 286
190 50 91 146 214 291
200 52 93 149 218 296
210 54 96 152 222 300
220 56 98 155 225 305
230 58 101 158 229 309
240 59 103 161 232 313
250 61 105 164 236 317
260 63 107 167 239 320
Age Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
15 33 65 109 165 229
20 38 74 125 188 262
25 39 76 128 193 268
30 39 76 128 193 268
35 39 76 128 193 268
40 39 76 128 193 268
45 37 72 121 183 255
50 35 68 114 172 239
55 32 63 105 159 221
60 29 57 96 145 202
65 26 52 87 131 182
70 24 46 78 118 164
75 21 41 70 105 146
80 19 37 62 94 131
85 17 33 56 84 117
90 15 30 50 76 106

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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lb
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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.