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 12,000 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 x0.64 107 x0.89 145 x1.21 189 x1.58 237 x1.97
130 85 x0.65 117 x0.9 157 x1.21 202 x1.56 251 x1.93
140 93 x0.66 127 x0.91 168 x1.2 215 x1.53 265 x1.89
150 101 x0.67 136 x0.91 179 x1.19 227 x1.51 278 x1.86
160 108 x0.68 145 x0.91 189 x1.18 238 x1.49 291 x1.82
170 116 x0.68 154 x0.9 199 x1.17 249 x1.47 303 x1.78
180 123 x0.68 162 x0.9 208 x1.16 260 x1.44 315 x1.75
190 130 x0.69 170 x0.9 217 x1.14 270 x1.42 326 x1.72
200 137 x0.69 178 x0.89 226 x1.13 280 x1.4 337 x1.69
210 144 x0.69 186 x0.88 235 x1.12 290 x1.38 348 x1.66
220 151 x0.69 193 x0.88 243 x1.11 299 x1.36 358 x1.63
230 157 x0.68 201 x0.87 252 x1.09 308 x1.34 368 x1.6
240 163 x0.68 208 x0.87 259 x1.08 317 x1.32 378 x1.57
250 170 x0.68 215 x0.86 267 x1.07 326 x1.3 387 x1.55
260 176 x0.68 221 x0.85 275 x1.06 334 x1.28 396 x1.52
270 182 x0.67 228 x0.84 282 x1.04 342 x1.27 405 x1.5
280 187 x0.67 234 x0.84 289 x1.03 350 x1.25 413 x1.48
290 193 x0.67 241 x0.83 296 x1.02 358 x1.23 422 x1.45
300 199 x0.66 247 x0.82 303 x1.01 365 x1.22 430 x1.43
310 204 x0.66 253 x0.82 310 x1 373 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 x0.75 101 x1.01 131 x1.31 164 x1.64
110 58 x0.52 80 x0.72 106 x0.97 137 x1.25 170 x1.55
120 61 x0.51 84 x0.7 111 x0.93 142 x1.19 176 x1.47
130 64 x0.5 88 x0.67 116 x0.89 147 x1.13 181 x1.4
140 67 x0.48 91 x0.65 120 x0.85 152 x1.09 187 x1.33
150 70 x0.47 95 x0.63 124 x0.82 156 x1.04 191 x1.28
160 73 x0.46 98 x0.61 127 x0.8 161 x1 196 x1.23
170 76 x0.45 101 x0.59 131 x0.77 165 x0.97 200 x1.18
180 79 x0.44 104 x0.58 134 x0.75 168 x0.94 205 x1.14
190 81 x0.43 107 x0.56 137 x0.72 172 x0.91 209 x1.1
200 83 x0.42 109 x0.55 141 x0.7 175 x0.88 212 x1.06
210 86 x0.41 112 x0.53 144 x0.68 179 x0.85 216 x1.03
220 88 x0.4 115 x0.52 146 x0.67 182 x0.83 220 x1
230 90 x0.39 117 x0.51 149 x0.65 185 x0.8 223 x0.97
240 92 x0.38 119 x0.5 152 x0.63 188 x0.78 226 x0.94
250 94 x0.38 122 x0.49 154 x0.62 191 x0.76 230 x0.92
260 96 x0.37 124 x0.48 157 x0.6 194 x0.75 233 x0.89

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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