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 19,000 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 x0.63 108 x0.9 147 x1.22 192 x1.6 240 x2
130 84 x0.65 117 x0.9 158 x1.21 204 x1.57 255 x1.96
140 92 x0.66 127 x0.9 169 x1.2 217 x1.55 268 x1.91
150 100 x0.67 136 x0.9 179 x1.19 228 x1.52 281 x1.87
160 107 x0.67 144 x0.9 189 x1.18 239 x1.5 293 x1.83
170 114 x0.67 153 x0.9 198 x1.17 250 x1.47 305 x1.8
180 121 x0.67 161 x0.89 208 x1.15 261 x1.45 317 x1.76
190 128 x0.68 169 x0.89 217 x1.14 271 x1.42 328 x1.72
200 135 x0.67 176 x0.88 225 x1.13 280 x1.4 338 x1.69
210 141 x0.67 184 x0.87 234 x1.11 290 x1.38 349 x1.66
220 148 x0.67 191 x0.87 242 x1.1 299 x1.36 358 x1.63
230 154 x0.67 198 x0.86 250 x1.08 307 x1.34 368 x1.6
240 160 x0.67 205 x0.85 257 x1.07 316 x1.32 377 x1.57
250 166 x0.66 211 x0.85 265 x1.06 324 x1.3 386 x1.55
260 172 x0.66 218 x0.84 272 x1.05 332 x1.28 395 x1.52
270 177 x0.66 224 x0.83 279 x1.03 340 x1.26 404 x1.5
280 183 x0.65 230 x0.82 286 x1.02 348 x1.24 412 x1.47
290 188 x0.65 236 x0.82 293 x1.01 355 x1.22 420 x1.45
300 194 x0.65 242 x0.81 299 x1 362 x1.21 428 x1.43
310 199 x0.64 248 x0.8 306 x0.99 369 x1.19 436 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 51 x0.51 73 x0.73 99 x0.99 129 x1.29 162 x1.62
110 56 x0.5 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 x1.47
130 63 x0.49 87 x0.67 115 x0.89 148 x1.14 182 x1.4
140 67 x0.48 91 x0.65 120 x0.86 153 x1.09 188 x1.35
150 70 x0.47 95 x0.63 125 x0.83 158 x1.05 194 x1.29
160 74 x0.46 99 x0.62 129 x0.81 163 x1.02 200 x1.25
170 77 x0.45 102 x0.6 133 x0.78 168 x0.99 205 x1.2
180 80 x0.44 106 x0.59 137 x0.76 172 x0.96 210 x1.17
190 83 x0.44 109 x0.57 141 x0.74 177 x0.93 214 x1.13
200 86 x0.43 113 x0.56 145 x0.72 181 x0.9 219 x1.1
210 88 x0.42 116 x0.55 148 x0.71 185 x0.88 223 x1.06
220 91 x0.41 119 x0.54 152 x0.69 189 x0.86 228 x1.03
230 94 x0.41 122 x0.53 155 x0.67 192 x0.84 232 x1.01
240 96 x0.4 124 x0.52 158 x0.66 196 x0.82 236 x0.98
250 98 x0.39 127 x0.51 161 x0.64 199 x0.8 239 x0.96
260 101 x0.39 130 x0.5 164 x0.63 203 x0.78 243 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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