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 26,000 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 78 x0.65 109 x0.91 148 x1.23 192 x1.6 239 x1.99
130 86 x0.66 119 x0.91 159 x1.22 204 x1.57 253 x1.95
140 94 x0.67 128 x0.91 169 x1.21 216 x1.55 267 x1.91
150 102 x0.68 137 x0.91 180 x1.2 228 x1.52 280 x1.86
160 109 x0.68 146 x0.91 189 x1.18 239 x1.49 292 x1.82
170 116 x0.68 154 x0.91 199 x1.17 250 x1.47 304 x1.79
180 123 x0.69 162 x0.9 208 x1.16 260 x1.44 315 x1.75
190 130 x0.69 170 x0.89 217 x1.14 270 x1.42 326 x1.71
200 137 x0.68 177 x0.89 226 x1.13 279 x1.4 336 x1.68
210 143 x0.68 185 x0.88 234 x1.11 289 x1.37 346 x1.65
220 150 x0.68 192 x0.87 242 x1.1 298 x1.35 356 x1.62
230 156 x0.68 199 x0.87 250 x1.09 306 x1.33 366 x1.59
240 162 x0.67 206 x0.86 257 x1.07 315 x1.31 375 x1.56
250 168 x0.67 212 x0.85 265 x1.06 323 x1.29 384 x1.53
260 174 x0.67 219 x0.84 272 x1.05 331 x1.27 392 x1.51
270 179 x0.66 225 x0.83 279 x1.03 339 x1.25 401 x1.48
280 185 x0.66 231 x0.83 286 x1.02 346 x1.24 409 x1.46
290 190 x0.66 237 x0.82 293 x1.01 354 x1.22 417 x1.44
300 195 x0.65 243 x0.81 299 x1 361 x1.2 425 x1.42
310 201 x0.65 249 x0.8 306 x0.99 368 x1.19 433 x1.4

These male standards are based on 11,000 filtered lifts.

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 52 x0.52 73 x0.73 99 x0.99 129 x1.29 161 x1.61
110 56 x0.51 78 x0.71 105 x0.95 135 x1.23 168 x1.53
120 60 x0.5 83 x0.69 110 x0.92 142 x1.18 175 x1.46
130 64 x0.49 87 x0.67 115 x0.89 147 x1.13 181 x1.4
140 68 x0.48 91 x0.65 120 x0.86 153 x1.09 187 x1.34
150 71 x0.47 95 x0.64 125 x0.83 158 x1.05 193 x1.29
160 74 x0.46 99 x0.62 129 x0.81 163 x1.02 199 x1.24
170 77 x0.46 103 x0.6 133 x0.78 167 x0.98 204 x1.2
180 80 x0.45 106 x0.59 137 x0.76 172 x0.95 209 x1.16
190 83 x0.44 110 x0.58 141 x0.74 176 x0.93 213 x1.12
200 86 x0.43 113 x0.56 144 x0.72 180 x0.9 218 x1.09
210 89 x0.42 116 x0.55 148 x0.7 184 x0.88 222 x1.06
220 92 x0.42 119 x0.54 151 x0.69 188 x0.85 226 x1.03
230 94 x0.41 122 x0.53 155 x0.67 191 x0.83 230 x1
240 97 x0.4 125 x0.52 158 x0.66 195 x0.81 234 x0.98
250 99 x0.4 127 x0.51 161 x0.64 198 x0.79 238 x0.95
260 101 x0.39 130 x0.5 164 x0.63 202 x0.78 241 x0.93

These female standards are based on 2,000 filtered lifts.

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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