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 26,000 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 x0.57 102 x0.85 146 x1.22 197 x1.64 253 x2.11
130 76 x0.58 112 x0.86 157 x1.21 210 x1.61 267 x2.06
140 83 x0.59 120 x0.86 167 x1.19 222 x1.58 281 x2.01
150 90 x0.6 129 x0.86 177 x1.18 233 x1.55 294 x1.96
160 97 x0.61 137 x0.86 187 x1.17 244 x1.53 306 x1.91
170 103 x0.61 145 x0.85 196 x1.15 255 x1.5 318 x1.87
180 110 x0.61 153 x0.85 205 x1.14 265 x1.47 329 x1.83
190 116 x0.61 160 x0.84 214 x1.12 275 x1.45 340 x1.79
200 123 x0.61 167 x0.84 222 x1.11 284 x1.42 351 x1.75
210 129 x0.61 174 x0.83 230 x1.1 293 x1.4 361 x1.72
220 134 x0.61 181 x0.82 238 x1.08 302 x1.37 371 x1.68
230 140 x0.61 188 x0.82 245 x1.07 311 x1.35 380 x1.65
240 146 x0.61 194 x0.81 253 x1.05 319 x1.33 389 x1.62
250 151 x0.61 201 x0.8 260 x1.04 327 x1.31 398 x1.59
260 157 x0.6 207 x0.8 267 x1.03 335 x1.29 407 x1.56
270 162 x0.6 213 x0.79 274 x1.01 343 x1.27 415 x1.54
280 167 x0.6 219 x0.78 281 x1 350 x1.25 424 x1.51
290 172 x0.59 225 x0.77 287 x0.99 357 x1.23 432 x1.49
300 177 x0.59 230 x0.77 293 x0.98 364 x1.21 439 x1.46
310 182 x0.59 236 x0.76 300 x0.97 371 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 x0.71 101 x1.01 135 x1.35 172 x1.72
110 51 x0.46 75 x0.68 105 x0.96 140 x1.27 178 x1.62
120 54 x0.45 79 x0.65 109 x0.91 145 x1.21 184 x1.53
130 57 x0.44 82 x0.63 113 x0.87 149 x1.15 189 x1.45
140 59 x0.42 85 x0.61 117 x0.83 154 x1.1 193 x1.38
150 62 x0.41 88 x0.59 120 x0.8 157 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 x0.53 130 x0.72 168 x0.93 210 x1.17
190 71 x0.37 98 x0.52 132 x0.7 171 x0.9 213 x1.12
200 73 x0.36 101 x0.5 135 x0.68 174 x0.87 217 x1.08
210 75 x0.35 103 x0.49 138 x0.66 177 x0.85 220 x1.05
220 76 x0.35 105 x0.48 140 x0.64 180 x0.82 223 x1.01
230 78 x0.34 107 x0.47 143 x0.62 183 x0.8 226 x0.98
240 80 x0.33 109 x0.46 145 x0.6 186 x0.77 229 x0.96
250 82 x0.33 111 x0.45 147 x0.59 188 x0.75 232 x0.93
260 83 x0.32 113 x0.44 149 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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