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 22,000 lifts collected from users of Strength Level.

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Male Clean and Jerk Standards (lb)

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
120 68 x0.57 103 x0.86 147 x1.22 199 x1.66 256 x2.13
130 75 x0.58 112 x0.86 158 x1.21 211 x1.62 270 x2.07
140 82 x0.59 120 x0.86 168 x1.2 223 x1.59 283 x2.02
150 89 x0.6 129 x0.86 178 x1.18 234 x1.56 296 x1.97
160 96 x0.6 137 x0.85 187 x1.17 245 x1.53 308 x1.92
170 103 x0.6 145 x0.85 196 x1.15 256 x1.5 320 x1.88
180 109 x0.61 152 x0.85 205 x1.14 266 x1.48 331 x1.84
190 115 x0.61 159 x0.84 213 x1.12 275 x1.45 341 x1.8
200 121 x0.61 167 x0.83 222 x1.11 284 x1.42 352 x1.76
210 127 x0.61 173 x0.83 230 x1.09 293 x1.4 362 x1.72
220 133 x0.6 180 x0.82 237 x1.08 302 x1.37 371 x1.69
230 139 x0.6 187 x0.81 245 x1.06 311 x1.35 381 x1.66
240 144 x0.6 193 x0.8 252 x1.05 319 x1.33 390 x1.62
250 149 x0.6 199 x0.8 259 x1.04 327 x1.31 399 x1.59
260 155 x0.6 205 x0.79 266 x1.02 334 x1.29 407 x1.57
270 160 x0.59 211 x0.78 273 x1.01 342 x1.27 415 x1.54
280 165 x0.59 217 x0.77 279 x1 349 x1.25 424 x1.51
290 170 x0.59 223 x0.77 286 x0.98 356 x1.23 431 x1.49
300 175 x0.58 228 x0.76 292 x0.97 363 x1.21 439 x1.46
310 179 x0.58 234 x0.75 298 x0.96 370 x1.19 447 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 72 x0.72 101 x1.01 135 x1.35 173 x1.73
110 51 x0.47 75 x0.68 105 x0.96 140 x1.28 179 x1.62
120 54 x0.45 79 x0.66 109 x0.91 145 x1.21 184 x1.53
130 57 x0.44 82 x0.63 113 x0.87 150 x1.15 189 x1.45
140 59 x0.42 85 x0.61 117 x0.83 154 x1.1 194 x1.38
150 62 x0.41 88 x0.59 120 x0.8 158 x1.05 198 x1.32
160 64 x0.4 91 x0.57 123 x0.77 161 x1.01 202 x1.26
170 66 x0.39 93 x0.55 127 x0.74 165 x0.97 206 x1.21
180 69 x0.38 96 x0.53 129 x0.72 168 x0.93 210 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 x0.87 217 x1.08
210 74 x0.35 103 x0.49 138 x0.65 177 x0.84 220 x1.05
220 76 x0.35 105 x0.48 140 x0.64 180 x0.82 223 x1.01
230 78 x0.34 107 x0.47 142 x0.62 183 x0.79 226 x0.98
240 80 x0.33 109 x0.45 145 x0.6 185 x0.77 229 x0.95
250 81 x0.33 111 x0.44 147 x0.59 188 x0.75 232 x0.93
260 83 x0.32 113 x0.43 149 x0.57 190 x0.73 234 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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