Clean Standards (lb)

These clean 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 clean standards are based on 8,000 lifts collected from users of Strength Level.

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

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Male Clean Standards (lb)

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
120 76 x0.63 107 x0.9 146 x1.22 190 x1.59 238 x1.98
130 85 x0.65 117 x0.9 157 x1.21 203 x1.56 253 x1.94
140 93 x0.66 127 x0.91 168 x1.2 216 x1.54 267 x1.9
150 100 x0.67 136 x0.91 179 x1.19 228 x1.52 280 x1.86
160 108 x0.68 145 x0.9 189 x1.18 239 x1.49 292 x1.83
170 116 x0.68 153 x0.9 199 x1.17 250 x1.47 305 x1.79
180 123 x0.68 162 x0.9 208 x1.16 261 x1.45 316 x1.76
190 130 x0.68 170 x0.89 217 x1.14 271 x1.43 327 x1.72
200 137 x0.68 178 x0.89 226 x1.13 281 x1.4 338 x1.69
210 143 x0.68 185 x0.88 235 x1.12 290 x1.38 349 x1.66
220 150 x0.68 193 x0.88 243 x1.11 300 x1.36 359 x1.63
230 156 x0.68 200 x0.87 251 x1.09 309 x1.34 369 x1.6
240 162 x0.68 207 x0.86 259 x1.08 317 x1.32 378 x1.58
250 169 x0.67 214 x0.86 267 x1.07 326 x1.3 388 x1.55
260 175 x0.67 220 x0.85 274 x1.06 334 x1.28 397 x1.53
270 180 x0.67 227 x0.84 282 x1.04 342 x1.27 405 x1.5
280 186 x0.66 233 x0.83 289 x1.03 350 x1.25 414 x1.48
290 192 x0.66 240 x0.83 296 x1.02 358 x1.23 422 x1.46
300 197 x0.66 246 x0.82 303 x1.01 365 x1.22 430 x1.43
310 203 x0.65 252 x0.81 309 x1 372 x1.2 438 x1.41

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

Female Clean Standards (lb)

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
100 54 x0.54 75 x0.75 102 x1.02 132 x1.32 165 x1.65
110 57 x0.52 80 x0.72 107 x0.97 138 x1.26 172 x1.56
120 61 x0.51 84 x0.7 112 x0.93 144 x1.2 178 x1.48
130 64 x0.49 88 x0.68 116 x0.9 149 x1.15 184 x1.41
140 68 x0.48 92 x0.65 121 x0.86 154 x1.1 189 x1.35
150 71 x0.47 95 x0.63 125 x0.83 159 x1.06 194 x1.3
160 74 x0.46 99 x0.62 129 x0.8 163 x1.02 199 x1.25
170 76 x0.45 102 x0.6 133 x0.78 167 x0.98 204 x1.2
180 79 x0.44 105 x0.58 136 x0.76 171 x0.95 208 x1.16
190 82 x0.43 108 x0.57 139 x0.73 175 x0.92 213 x1.12
200 84 x0.42 111 x0.55 143 x0.71 179 x0.89 217 x1.08
210 87 x0.41 114 x0.54 146 x0.69 182 x0.87 220 x1.05
220 89 x0.4 116 x0.53 149 x0.68 186 x0.84 224 x1.02
230 91 x0.4 119 x0.52 152 x0.66 189 x0.82 228 x0.99
240 94 x0.39 121 x0.51 155 x0.64 192 x0.8 231 x0.96
250 96 x0.38 124 x0.5 157 x0.63 195 x0.78 235 x0.94
260 98 x0.38 126 x0.49 160 x0.62 198 x0.76 238 x0.91

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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