Chin Ups Standards (lb)

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

Our chin ups standards are based on 5,000 lifts by Strength Level users.

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Male Chin Ups Standards (lb)

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
120 < 1 -11 lb 7 +22 lb 16 +62 lb 27 +106 lb 39 +153 lb
130 < 1 -10 lb 7 +25 lb 16 +66 lb 26 +112 lb 38 +161 lb
140 < 1 -9 lb 7 +27 lb 16 +70 lb 26 +118 lb 36 +168 lb
150 < 1 -8 lb 7 +29 lb 15 +73 lb 25 +122 lb 35 +174 lb
160 < 1 -8 lb 7 +31 lb 15 +76 lb 24 +127 lb 34 +179 lb
170 < 1 -8 lb 7 +32 lb 14 +79 lb 23 +130 lb 33 +184 lb
180 < 1 -8 lb 7 +33 lb 14 +81 lb 23 +133 lb 32 +188 lb
190 < 1 -9 lb 7 +33 lb 13 +82 lb 22 +136 lb 31 +192 lb
200 < 1 -10 lb 7 +33 lb 13 +83 lb 21 +138 lb 30 +195 lb
210 < 1 -11 lb 6 +33 lb 13 +84 lb 21 +140 lb 29 +198 lb
220 < 1 -12 lb 6 +33 lb 12 +85 lb 20 +142 lb 28 +200 lb
230 < 1 -14 lb 6 +32 lb 12 +85 lb 19 +143 lb 27 +203 lb
240 < 1 -15 lb 6 +31 lb 11 +85 lb 18 +144 lb 26 +204 lb
250 < 1 -17 lb 5 +30 lb 11 +85 lb 18 +144 lb 25 +206 lb
260 < 1 -19 lb 5 +29 lb 10 +84 lb 17 +145 lb 24 +207 lb
270 < 1 -22 lb 5 +28 lb 10 +84 lb 17 +145 lb 24 +207 lb
280 < 1 -24 lb 5 +26 lb 10 +83 lb 16 +144 lb 23 +208 lb
290 < 1 -27 lb 4 +24 lb 9 +82 lb 15 +144 lb 22 +208 lb
300 < 1 -29 lb 4 +22 lb 9 +80 lb 15 +143 lb 21 +208 lb
310 < 1 -32 lb 4 +20 lb 9 +79 lb 14 +142 lb 21 +208 lb
All < 1 6 15 25 37

These male standards were last updated a month ago and are based on 3,000 filtered lifts.

Female Chin Ups Standards (lb)

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
100 < 1 -23 lb < 1 -4 lb 7 +19 lb 14 +44 lb 22 +71 lb
110 < 1 -23 lb 1 -3 lb 7 +21 lb 13 +47 lb 21 +75 lb
120 < 1 -24 lb 1 -3 lb 7 +22 lb 13 +50 lb 20 +78 lb
130 < 1 -25 lb 1 -3 lb 7 +23 lb 12 +51 lb 19 +81 lb
140 < 1 -27 lb 1 -4 lb 7 +23 lb 12 +52 lb 18 +83 lb
150 < 1 -29 lb < 1 -5 lb 6 +23 lb 11 +53 lb 17 +84 lb
160 < 1 -31 lb < 1 -6 lb 6 +23 lb 11 +53 lb 16 +85 lb
170 < 1 -33 lb < 1 -7 lb 6 +22 lb 10 +53 lb 16 +86 lb
180 < 1 -36 lb < 1 -9 lb 5 +21 lb 10 +53 lb 15 +86 lb
190 < 1 -38 lb < 1 -11 lb 5 +19 lb 9 +52 lb 14 +86 lb
200 < 1 -41 lb < 1 -14 lb 4 +17 lb 9 +51 lb 13 +85 lb
210 < 1 -44 lb < 1 -16 lb 4 +15 lb 8 +50 lb 13 +84 lb
220 < 1 -48 lb < 1 -19 lb 4 +13 lb 8 +48 lb 12 +83 lb
230 < 1 -51 lb < 1 -22 lb 3 +11 lb 7 +46 lb 11 +82 lb
240 < 1 -55 lb < 1 -25 lb 3 +8 lb 7 +44 lb 11 +80 lb
250 < 1 -59 lb < 1 -29 lb 2 +5 lb 7 +41 lb 10 +78 lb
260 < 1 -63 lb < 1 -32 lb 2 +2 lb 6 +39 lb 10 +76 lb
All < 1 < 1 7 13 21

These female standards were last updated a month ago and are based on 409 filtered lifts.

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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.

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Bench 3,724,000 lifts Deadlift 2,224,000 lifts Squat 2,136,000 lifts Shoulder Press 594,000 lifts Front Squat 208,000 lifts Barbell Curl 323,000 lifts Bent Over Row 203,000 lifts Incline Bench Press 8,000 lifts Romanian Deadlift 14,000 lifts Hex Bar Deadlift 15,000 lifts Barbell Shrug (experimental) Hip Thrust 8,000 lifts Upright Row 6,000 lifts Decline Bench Press (experimental) Good Morning (experimental)

Bodyweight

Pull Ups 265,000 lifts Push Ups 56,000 lifts Dips 106,000 lifts Chin Ups 5,000 lifts

Olympic

Snatch 52,000 lifts Power Clean 197,000 lifts Clean & Jerk 54,000 lifts Clean 38,000 lifts Push Press 37,000 lifts Clean & Press 76,000 lifts

Dumbbell

Dumbbell Bench Press 87,000 lifts Dumbbell Curl 83,000 lifts Dumbbell Shoulder Press 49,000 lifts Dumbbell Row 25,000 lifts Dumbbell Lateral Raise 12,000 lifts Dumbbell Shrug (experimental) Dumbbell Front Raise 5,000 lifts

Machine

Sled Leg Press 22,000 lifts Lat Pulldown 30,000 lifts Horizontal Leg Press 15,000 lifts Leg Extension (experimental) Seated Leg Curl (experimental) Lying Leg Curl (experimental) + More Exercises

Exercise Comparisons

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