Tricep Extension Standards (lb)

Tricep extension strength standards help you to compare your one-rep max lift with other lifters at your bodyweight.

Our tricep extension standards are new and we will be refining them over the next six months as we collect more data from lifters using Strength Level.

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Male Tricep Extension Standards (lb)

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
120 14 x0.11 38 x0.32 77 x0.64 130 x1.08 193 x1.61
130 17 x0.13 44 x0.34 85 x0.65 140 x1.08 205 x1.58
140 21 x0.15 49 x0.35 93 x0.66 150 x1.07 217 x1.55
150 24 x0.16 55 x0.36 100 x0.67 159 x1.06 228 x1.52
160 28 x0.17 60 x0.38 107 x0.67 168 x1.05 239 x1.5
170 31 x0.18 65 x0.38 114 x0.67 177 x1.04 250 x1.47
180 35 x0.19 71 x0.39 121 x0.67 186 x1.03 260 x1.44
190 39 x0.2 76 x0.4 128 x0.67 194 x1.02 269 x1.42
200 42 x0.21 81 x0.4 134 x0.67 202 x1.01 279 x1.39
210 46 x0.22 86 x0.41 141 x0.67 209 x1 288 x1.37
220 49 x0.22 90 x0.41 147 x0.67 217 x0.99 296 x1.35
230 53 x0.23 95 x0.41 153 x0.66 224 x0.97 305 x1.33
240 56 x0.23 100 x0.42 159 x0.66 231 x0.96 313 x1.3
250 60 x0.24 104 x0.42 164 x0.66 238 x0.95 321 x1.28
260 63 x0.24 109 x0.42 170 x0.65 245 x0.94 329 x1.27
270 66 x0.25 113 x0.42 175 x0.65 251 x0.93 337 x1.25
280 70 x0.25 117 x0.42 181 x0.65 258 x0.92 344 x1.23
290 73 x0.25 122 x0.42 186 x0.64 264 x0.91 351 x1.21
300 76 x0.25 126 x0.42 191 x0.64 270 x0.9 358 x1.19
310 79 x0.26 130 x0.42 196 x0.63 276 x0.89 365 x1.18
All 30 65 118 185 264

These male standards were last updated a week ago and are based on 4,000 filtered lifts.

Note: these barbell standards include the weight of the bar, normally 20 kg / 44 lb.

Female Tricep Extension Standards (lb)

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
100 4 x0.04 15 x0.15 34 x0.34 61 x0.61 93 x0.93
110 5 x0.05 18 x0.16 38 x0.34 66 x0.6 100 x0.9
120 7 x0.06 20 x0.17 42 x0.35 71 x0.59 105 x0.88
130 8 x0.06 23 x0.17 45 x0.35 75 x0.58 111 x0.85
140 10 x0.07 25 x0.18 48 x0.35 79 x0.57 116 x0.83
150 11 x0.08 27 x0.18 52 x0.34 84 x0.56 121 x0.81
160 13 x0.08 30 x0.19 55 x0.34 88 x0.55 126 x0.79
170 14 x0.08 32 x0.19 58 x0.34 91 x0.54 131 x0.77
180 16 x0.09 34 x0.19 61 x0.34 95 x0.53 135 x0.75
190 17 x0.09 36 x0.19 64 x0.34 99 x0.52 139 x0.73
200 19 x0.09 38 x0.19 66 x0.33 102 x0.51 143 x0.72
210 20 x0.1 40 x0.19 69 x0.33 106 x0.5 147 x0.7
220 22 x0.1 42 x0.19 72 x0.33 109 x0.49 151 x0.69
230 23 x0.1 44 x0.19 74 x0.32 112 x0.49 155 x0.67
240 24 x0.1 46 x0.19 77 x0.32 115 x0.48 158 x0.66
250 26 x0.1 48 x0.19 79 x0.32 118 x0.47 162 x0.65
260 27 x0.1 50 x0.19 82 x0.31 121 x0.46 165 x0.64
All 9 25 49 82 121

These female standards were last updated a week ago and are based on 549 filtered lifts.

Note: these barbell standards include the weight of the bar, normally 20 kg / 44 lb.

What is my exact level?

The Strength Level Calculator can show your exact level of strength at any bodyweight.

Strength Level Calculator

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.

More Exercises

Barbell

Bench 4,132,000 lifts Deadlift 2,485,000 lifts Squat 2,388,000 lifts Shoulder Press 663,000 lifts Barbell Curl 357,000 lifts Bent Over Row 224,000 lifts Front Squat 235,000 lifts Incline Bench Press 26,000 lifts Hex Bar Deadlift 25,000 lifts Romanian Deadlift 22,000 lifts Barbell Shrug 9,000 lifts Hip Thrust 14,000 lifts Upright Row 10,000 lifts Decline Bench Press 6,000 lifts Good Morning 5,000 lifts T-Bar Row (experimental) Pendlay Row (experimental) Lying Tricep Extension (experimental) Tricep Extension (experimental)

Bodyweight

Pull Ups 313,000 lifts Push Ups 86,000 lifts Dips 126,000 lifts Chin Ups 19,000 lifts Muscle Ups (experimental) Sit Ups (experimental) Crunches (experimental)

Olympic

Power Clean 214,000 lifts Snatch 66,000 lifts Clean & Jerk 66,000 lifts Push Press 44,000 lifts Clean 47,000 lifts Clean & Press 79,000 lifts Thruster (experimental) Push Jerk (experimental)

Dumbbell

Dumbbell Curl 111,000 lifts Dumbbell Bench Press 119,000 lifts Dumbbell Shoulder Press 66,000 lifts Dumbbell Lateral Raise 18,000 lifts Dumbbell Row 33,000 lifts Dumbbell Front Raise 8,000 lifts Dumbbell Shrug 6,000 lifts Dumbbell Lunge (experimental) Dumbbell Concentration Curl (experimental) Incline Dumbbell Press (experimental) Incline Dumbbell Fly (experimental) Lying Dumbbell Tricep Extension (experimental) Dumbbell Tricep Extension (experimental) Dumbbell Fly (experimental)

Machine

Sled Leg Press 37,000 lifts Horizontal Leg Press 23,000 lifts Leg Extension 10,000 lifts Seated Leg Curl (experimental) Lying Leg Curl (experimental) Calf Raise (experimental)

Cable

Lat Pulldown 44,000 lifts Tricep Rope Pushdown (experimental) Tricep Pushdown (experimental) + More Exercises

Exercise Comparisons

Compare tricep extension versus one of the following exercises:

Bench Deadlift Squat Shoulder Press Barbell Curl Bent Over Row Front Squat Incline Bench Press Hex Bar Deadlift Romanian Deadlift Barbell Shrug Hip Thrust Upright Row Decline Bench Press Good Morning T-Bar Row Pendlay Row Lying Tricep Extension