Clean and Jerk Standards (lb)

These clean and jerk 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 and jerk standards are based on 31,000 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 and Jerk Standards (lb)

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
120 68 x0.56 102 x0.85 146 x1.22 198 x1.65 254 x2.12
130 75 x0.58 111 x0.86 157 x1.21 210 x1.62 268 x2.06
140 82 x0.59 120 x0.86 167 x1.19 222 x1.59 282 x2.01
150 89 x0.6 129 x0.86 177 x1.18 234 x1.56 295 x1.96
160 96 x0.6 137 x0.85 187 x1.17 244 x1.53 307 x1.92
170 103 x0.61 145 x0.85 196 x1.15 255 x1.5 319 x1.87
180 109 x0.61 152 x0.85 205 x1.14 265 x1.47 330 x1.83
190 116 x0.61 160 x0.84 213 x1.12 275 x1.45 341 x1.79
200 122 x0.61 167 x0.83 222 x1.11 284 x1.42 351 x1.76
210 128 x0.61 174 x0.83 230 x1.09 293 x1.4 361 x1.72
220 134 x0.61 181 x0.82 238 x1.08 302 x1.37 371 x1.69
230 139 x0.61 187 x0.81 245 x1.07 311 x1.35 381 x1.65
240 145 x0.6 194 x0.81 252 x1.05 319 x1.33 390 x1.62
250 150 x0.6 200 x0.8 260 x1.04 327 x1.31 399 x1.59
260 156 x0.6 206 x0.79 267 x1.03 335 x1.29 407 x1.57
270 161 x0.6 212 x0.79 273 x1.01 343 x1.27 416 x1.54
280 166 x0.59 218 x0.78 280 x1 350 x1.25 424 x1.51
290 171 x0.59 224 x0.77 287 x0.99 357 x1.23 432 x1.49
300 176 x0.59 229 x0.76 293 x0.98 364 x1.21 440 x1.47
310 181 x0.58 235 x0.76 299 x0.96 371 x1.2 447 x1.44

Note: these barbell standards include the weight of the bar, normally 20 kg / 44 lb.

Female Clean and Jerk Standards (lb)

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
100 48 x0.48 71 x0.71 100 x1 135 x1.35 172 x1.72
110 51 x0.46 75 x0.68 105 x0.95 140 x1.27 178 x1.62
120 53 x0.45 78 x0.65 109 x0.91 145 x1.21 184 x1.53
130 56 x0.43 81 x0.63 113 x0.87 149 x1.15 189 x1.45
140 59 x0.42 84 x0.6 116 x0.83 153 x1.09 193 x1.38
150 61 x0.41 87 x0.58 120 x0.8 157 x1.05 198 x1.32
160 64 x0.4 90 x0.56 123 x0.77 161 x1.01 202 x1.26
170 66 x0.39 93 x0.55 126 x0.74 165 x0.97 206 x1.21
180 68 x0.38 95 x0.53 129 x0.72 168 x0.93 210 x1.16
190 70 x0.37 98 x0.51 132 x0.69 171 x0.9 213 x1.12
200 72 x0.36 100 x0.5 135 x0.67 174 x0.87 217 x1.08
210 74 x0.35 102 x0.49 137 x0.65 177 x0.84 220 x1.05
220 76 x0.34 105 x0.48 140 x0.64 180 x0.82 223 x1.01
230 78 x0.34 107 x0.46 142 x0.62 183 x0.79 226 x0.98
240 79 x0.33 109 x0.45 145 x0.6 185 x0.77 229 x0.96
250 81 x0.32 111 x0.44 147 x0.59 188 x0.75 232 x0.93
260 83 x0.32 113 x0.43 149 x0.57 191 x0.73 235 x0.9

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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