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 22,000 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 77 x0.64 108 x0.9 147 x1.22 192 x1.6 239 x2
130 85 x0.65 118 x0.91 158 x1.22 204 x1.57 254 x1.95
140 93 x0.66 127 x0.91 169 x1.21 216 x1.55 267 x1.91
150 101 x0.67 136 x0.91 179 x1.19 228 x1.52 280 x1.87
160 108 x0.68 145 x0.91 189 x1.18 239 x1.5 293 x1.83
170 115 x0.68 153 x0.9 199 x1.17 250 x1.47 304 x1.79
180 123 x0.68 161 x0.9 208 x1.16 260 x1.45 316 x1.75
190 129 x0.68 169 x0.89 217 x1.14 270 x1.42 327 x1.72
200 136 x0.68 177 x0.88 225 x1.13 280 x1.4 337 x1.69
210 143 x0.68 184 x0.88 234 x1.11 289 x1.38 348 x1.66
220 149 x0.68 192 x0.87 242 x1.1 298 x1.36 357 x1.62
230 155 x0.67 199 x0.86 250 x1.09 307 x1.33 367 x1.6
240 161 x0.67 205 x0.86 258 x1.07 316 x1.31 376 x1.57
250 167 x0.67 212 x0.85 265 x1.06 324 x1.3 385 x1.54
260 173 x0.67 219 x0.84 272 x1.05 332 x1.28 394 x1.52
270 179 x0.66 225 x0.83 279 x1.03 340 x1.26 403 x1.49
280 184 x0.66 231 x0.83 286 x1.02 347 x1.24 411 x1.47
290 190 x0.65 237 x0.82 293 x1.01 355 x1.22 419 x1.45
300 195 x0.65 243 x0.81 300 x1 362 x1.21 427 x1.42
310 200 x0.65 249 x0.8 306 x0.99 369 x1.19 435 x1.4

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 x1.29 162 x1.62
110 56 x0.51 78 x0.71 105 x0.95 136 x1.23 169 x1.54
120 60 x0.5 82 x0.69 110 x0.92 142 x1.18 176 x1.46
130 63 x0.49 87 x0.67 115 x0.88 147 x1.13 182 x1.4
140 67 x0.48 91 x0.65 120 x0.85 153 x1.09 188 x1.34
150 70 x0.47 94 x0.63 124 x0.83 158 x1.05 193 x1.29
160 73 x0.46 98 x0.61 128 x0.8 162 x1.02 199 x1.24
170 76 x0.45 102 x0.6 132 x0.78 167 x0.98 204 x1.2
180 79 x0.44 105 x0.58 136 x0.76 171 x0.95 209 x1.16
190 82 x0.43 108 x0.57 140 x0.74 176 x0.92 213 x1.12
200 85 x0.42 112 x0.56 144 x0.72 180 x0.9 218 x1.09
210 87 x0.42 115 x0.55 147 x0.7 183 x0.87 222 x1.06
220 90 x0.41 118 x0.53 150 x0.68 187 x0.85 226 x1.03
230 92 x0.4 120 x0.52 153 x0.67 191 x0.83 230 x1
240 95 x0.4 123 x0.51 157 x0.65 194 x0.81 234 x0.97
250 97 x0.39 126 x0.5 160 x0.64 197 x0.79 237 x0.95
260 100 x0.38 128 x0.49 162 x0.62 201 x0.77 241 x0.93

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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Barbell

Bench 2,779,000 lifts Squat 1,569,000 lifts Deadlift 1,669,000 lifts Shoulder Press 440,000 lifts Barbell Curl 239,000 lifts Bent Over Row 152,000 lifts Front Squat 153,000 lifts

Bodyweight

Pull Ups 145,000 lifts Dips 58,000 lifts

Olympic

Power Clean 160,000 lifts Clean & Jerk 35,000 lifts Clean 22,000 lifts Snatch 32,000 lifts Push Press 22,000 lifts Clean & Press 70,000 lifts

Dumbbell

Dumbbell Bench Press 17,000 lifts Dumbbell Curl 16,000 lifts Dumbbell Shoulder Press 10,000 lifts Dumbbell Row 5,000 lifts + More Exercises