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 152,000 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 x0.47 95 x0.73 137 x1.05 187 x1.44 242 x1.86
140 69 x0.49 104 x0.74 148 x1.06 200 x1.43 257 x1.83
150 77 x0.51 113 x0.76 159 x1.06 213 x1.42 271 x1.81
160 84 x0.53 123 x0.77 170 x1.06 225 x1.41 285 x1.78
170 92 x0.54 131 x0.77 180 x1.06 237 x1.4 299 x1.76
180 99 x0.55 140 x0.78 190 x1.06 249 x1.38 312 x1.73
190 106 x0.56 148 x0.78 200 x1.05 260 x1.37 324 x1.71
200 113 x0.57 157 x0.78 210 x1.05 271 x1.35 336 x1.68
210 120 x0.57 165 x0.78 219 x1.04 281 x1.34 348 x1.66
220 127 x0.58 172 x0.78 228 x1.04 291 x1.32 359 x1.63
230 133 x0.58 180 x0.78 237 x1.03 301 x1.31 370 x1.61
240 140 x0.58 188 x0.78 245 x1.02 311 x1.3 381 x1.59
250 146 x0.58 195 x0.78 254 x1.01 320 x1.28 391 x1.56
260 152 x0.58 202 x0.78 262 x1.01 329 x1.27 401 x1.54
270 158 x0.59 209 x0.77 270 x1 338 x1.25 411 x1.52
280 164 x0.59 216 x0.77 278 x0.99 347 x1.24 421 x1.5
290 170 x0.59 223 x0.77 285 x0.98 356 x1.23 430 x1.48
300 176 x0.59 229 x0.76 293 x0.98 364 x1.21 439 x1.46
310 181 x0.59 236 x0.76 300 x0.97 372 x1.2 448 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 23 x0.23 44 x0.44 73 x0.73 108 x1.08 149 x1.49
110 26 x0.23 47 x0.43 76 x0.69 113 x1.02 154 x1.4
120 28 x0.23 50 x0.41 80 x0.66 117 x0.97 159 x1.32
130 29 x0.23 52 x0.4 83 x0.64 121 x0.93 163 x1.26
140 31 x0.22 54 x0.39 86 x0.61 124 x0.89 167 x1.2
150 33 x0.22 57 x0.38 89 x0.59 128 x0.85 171 x1.14
160 35 x0.22 59 x0.37 91 x0.57 131 x0.82 175 x1.09
170 36 x0.21 61 x0.36 94 x0.55 134 x0.79 179 x1.05
180 38 x0.21 63 x0.35 96 x0.54 137 x0.76 182 x1.01
190 39 x0.21 65 x0.34 99 x0.52 140 x0.73 185 x0.98
200 41 x0.2 67 x0.33 101 x0.5 142 x0.71 188 x0.94
210 42 x0.2 68 x0.33 103 x0.49 145 x0.69 191 x0.91
220 43 x0.2 70 x0.32 105 x0.48 147 x0.67 194 x0.88
230 45 x0.19 72 x0.31 107 x0.47 150 x0.65 197 x0.86
240 46 x0.19 73 x0.31 109 x0.45 152 x0.63 200 x0.83
250 47 x0.19 75 x0.3 111 x0.44 154 x0.62 202 x0.81
260 48 x0.19 76 x0.29 113 x0.43 156 x0.6 205 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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