Bent Over Row Standards (lb)

These bent over row strength standards allow you to grade your one-rep max performance and compare it with other lifters at your bodyweight. We have standards for men and women.

Our bent over row standards are based on 113,000 lifts collected from users of Strength Level.

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Male Bent Over Row Standards (lb)

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
120 54 x0.45 85 x0.71 125 x1.04 173 x1.44 226 x1.88
130 62 x0.48 95 x0.73 137 x1.06 187 x1.44 242 x1.86
140 70 x0.5 105 x0.75 149 x1.06 200 x1.43 257 x1.84
150 77 x0.52 114 x0.76 160 x1.07 213 x1.42 272 x1.81
160 85 x0.53 123 x0.77 171 x1.07 226 x1.41 286 x1.79
170 92 x0.54 132 x0.78 181 x1.06 238 x1.4 299 x1.76
180 100 x0.55 141 x0.78 191 x1.06 249 x1.38 312 x1.73
190 107 x0.56 149 x0.78 201 x1.06 260 x1.37 325 x1.71
200 114 x0.57 157 x0.79 210 x1.05 271 x1.36 337 x1.68
210 121 x0.57 165 x0.79 220 x1.05 282 x1.34 348 x1.66
220 127 x0.58 173 x0.79 229 x1.04 292 x1.33 360 x1.64
230 134 x0.58 181 x0.79 238 x1.03 302 x1.31 371 x1.61
240 140 x0.59 188 x0.79 246 x1.03 312 x1.3 381 x1.59
250 147 x0.59 196 x0.78 255 x1.02 321 x1.28 392 x1.57
260 153 x0.59 203 x0.78 263 x1.01 330 x1.27 402 x1.55
270 159 x0.59 210 x0.78 271 x1 339 x1.26 412 x1.53
280 165 x0.59 217 x0.77 279 x0.99 348 x1.24 422 x1.51
290 171 x0.59 224 x0.77 286 x0.99 357 x1.23 431 x1.49
300 177 x0.59 230 x0.77 294 x0.98 365 x1.22 440 x1.47
310 183 x0.59 237 x0.76 301 x0.97 373 x1.2 449 x1.45

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

Female Bent Over Row Standards (lb)

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
100 24 x0.24 44 x0.44 73 x0.73 108 x1.08 148 x1.48
110 26 x0.23 47 x0.43 76 x0.69 112 x1.02 153 x1.39
120 28 x0.23 50 x0.42 80 x0.66 116 x0.97 158 x1.32
130 30 x0.23 52 x0.4 83 x0.64 120 x0.93 163 x1.25
140 32 x0.23 55 x0.39 86 x0.61 124 x0.89 167 x1.19
150 33 x0.22 57 x0.38 89 x0.59 127 x0.85 171 x1.14
160 35 x0.22 59 x0.37 92 x0.57 131 x0.82 175 x1.09
170 37 x0.22 61 x0.36 94 x0.55 134 x0.79 178 x1.05
180 38 x0.21 63 x0.35 97 x0.54 137 x0.76 182 x1.01
190 40 x0.21 65 x0.34 99 x0.52 140 x0.73 185 x0.97
200 41 x0.21 67 x0.34 101 x0.51 142 x0.71 188 x0.94
210 43 x0.2 69 x0.33 103 x0.49 145 x0.69 191 x0.91
220 44 x0.2 71 x0.32 106 x0.48 147 x0.67 194 x0.88
230 45 x0.2 72 x0.31 108 x0.47 150 x0.65 197 x0.85
240 47 x0.19 74 x0.31 110 x0.46 152 x0.63 199 x0.83
250 48 x0.19 76 x0.3 112 x0.45 154 x0.62 202 x0.81
260 49 x0.19 77 x0.3 113 x0.44 157 x0.6 204 x0.79

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

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.

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