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 30,000 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 x0.65 110 x0.91 148 x1.23 192 x1.6 240 x2
130 86 x0.67 119 x0.92 159 x1.22 205 x1.57 254 x1.95
140 94 x0.67 128 x0.92 170 x1.21 217 x1.55 267 x1.91
150 102 x0.68 137 x0.92 180 x1.2 228 x1.52 280 x1.87
160 109 x0.68 146 x0.91 190 x1.19 239 x1.5 292 x1.82
170 117 x0.69 154 x0.91 199 x1.17 250 x1.47 304 x1.79
180 124 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 x0.69 178 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 x1.1 297 x1.35 356 x1.62
230 156 x0.68 199 x0.86 250 x1.09 306 x1.33 365 x1.59
240 162 x0.67 206 x0.86 257 x1.07 314 x1.31 375 x1.56
250 168 x0.67 212 x0.85 265 x1.06 323 x1.29 383 x1.53
260 173 x0.67 219 x0.84 272 x1.05 331 x1.27 392 x1.51
270 179 x0.66 225 x0.83 279 x1.03 338 x1.25 400 x1.48
280 185 x0.66 231 x0.83 286 x1.02 346 x1.23 409 x1.46
290 190 x0.65 237 x0.82 292 x1.01 353 x1.22 417 x1.44
300 195 x0.65 243 x0.81 299 x1 360 x1.2 424 x1.41
310 200 x0.65 249 x0.8 305 x0.98 367 x1.18 432 x1.39

These male standards are based on 13,000 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 x0.99 128 x1.28 160 x1.6
110 56 x0.51 78 x0.71 104 x0.95 135 x1.23 168 x1.52
120 60 x0.5 83 x0.69 110 x0.92 141 x1.18 175 x1.45
130 64 x0.49 87 x0.67 115 x0.89 147 x1.13 181 x1.39
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 75 x0.47 99 x0.62 129 x0.81 163 x1.02 199 x1.24
170 78 x0.46 103 x0.61 133 x0.78 167 x0.99 204 x1.2
180 81 x0.45 107 x0.59 137 x0.76 172 x0.96 209 x1.16
190 84 x0.44 110 x0.58 141 x0.74 176 x0.93 214 x1.12
200 87 x0.43 113 x0.57 145 x0.72 181 x0.9 218 x1.09
210 90 x0.43 117 x0.55 149 x0.71 185 x0.88 223 x1.06
220 92 x0.42 120 x0.54 152 x0.69 188 x0.86 227 x1.03
230 95 x0.41 123 x0.53 155 x0.68 192 x0.84 231 x1
240 97 x0.41 125 x0.52 159 x0.66 196 x0.82 235 x0.98
250 100 x0.4 128 x0.51 162 x0.65 199 x0.8 239 x0.95
260 102 x0.39 131 x0.5 165 x0.63 203 x0.78 242 x0.93

These female standards are based on 3,000 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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Barbell

Bench 3,218,000 lifts Squat 1,830,000 lifts Deadlift 1,923,000 lifts Shoulder Press 509,000 lifts Barbell Curl 279,000 lifts Bent Over Row 176,000 lifts Front Squat 176,000 lifts Romanian Deadlift (experimental) Hex Bar Deadlift (experimental) Upright Row (experimental) Hip Thrust (experimental) Good Morning (experimental)

Bodyweight

Pull Ups 203,000 lifts Push Ups 19,000 lifts Dips 81,000 lifts

Olympic

Power Clean 177,000 lifts Snatch 40,000 lifts Push Press 29,000 lifts Clean 30,000 lifts Clean & Jerk 43,000 lifts Clean & Press 73,000 lifts

Dumbbell

Dumbbell Curl 44,000 lifts Dumbbell Bench Press 51,000 lifts Dumbbell Shoulder Press 28,000 lifts Dumbbell Row 15,000 lifts Dumbbell Lateral Raise (experimental) Dumbbell Front Raise (experimental)

Machine

Lat Pulldown 10,000 lifts Horizontal Leg Press 5,000 lifts Sled Leg Press 7,000 lifts + More Exercises