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 39,000 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 x1.2 222 x1.59 282 x2.01
150 90 x0.6 129 x0.86 177 x1.18 234 x1.56 295 x1.97
160 96 x0.6 137 x0.86 187 x1.17 245 x1.53 307 x1.92
170 103 x0.61 145 x0.85 196 x1.15 256 x1.5 319 x1.88
180 110 x0.61 153 x0.85 205 x1.14 266 x1.48 331 x1.84
190 116 x0.61 160 x0.84 214 x1.13 276 x1.45 342 x1.8
200 122 x0.61 167 x0.84 222 x1.11 285 x1.43 352 x1.76
210 128 x0.61 175 x0.83 231 x1.1 294 x1.4 362 x1.73
220 134 x0.61 181 x0.82 238 x1.08 303 x1.38 372 x1.69
230 140 x0.61 188 x0.82 246 x1.07 312 x1.36 382 x1.66
240 146 x0.61 195 x0.81 254 x1.06 320 x1.33 391 x1.63
250 151 x0.6 201 x0.8 261 x1.04 328 x1.31 400 x1.6
260 157 x0.6 207 x0.8 268 x1.03 336 x1.29 409 x1.57
270 162 x0.6 213 x0.79 275 x1.02 344 x1.27 417 x1.55
280 167 x0.6 219 x0.78 281 x1.01 352 x1.26 426 x1.52
290 172 x0.59 225 x0.78 288 x0.99 359 x1.24 434 x1.5
300 177 x0.59 231 x0.77 294 x0.98 366 x1.22 442 x1.47
310 182 x0.59 236 x0.76 301 x0.97 373 x1.2 449 x1.45

These male standards are based on 15,000 filtered lifts.

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 72 x0.72 101 x1.01 135 x1.35 172 x1.72
110 51 x0.47 75 x0.68 105 x0.96 140 x1.27 178 x1.62
120 54 x0.45 79 x0.66 109 x0.91 145 x1.21 183 x1.53
130 57 x0.44 82 x0.63 113 x0.87 149 x1.15 188 x1.45
140 59 x0.42 85 x0.61 117 x0.83 153 x1.1 193 x1.38
150 62 x0.41 88 x0.59 120 x0.8 157 x1.05 197 x1.32
160 64 x0.4 91 x0.57 123 x0.77 161 x1.01 201 x1.26
170 66 x0.39 93 x0.55 126 x0.74 164 x0.97 205 x1.21
180 69 x0.38 96 x0.53 129 x0.72 168 x0.93 209 x1.16
190 71 x0.37 98 x0.52 132 x0.7 171 x0.9 213 x1.12
200 73 x0.36 101 x0.5 135 x0.67 174 x0.87 216 x1.08
210 74 x0.35 103 x0.49 137 x0.65 177 x0.84 219 x1.04
220 76 x0.35 105 x0.48 140 x0.64 180 x0.82 222 x1.01
230 78 x0.34 107 x0.47 142 x0.62 182 x0.79 225 x0.98
240 80 x0.33 109 x0.45 145 x0.6 185 x0.77 228 x0.95
250 81 x0.33 111 x0.44 147 x0.59 188 x0.75 231 x0.92
260 83 x0.32 113 x0.43 149 x0.57 190 x0.73 234 x0.9

These female standards are based on 5,000 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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