Clean and Press Standards (lb)

These clean and press 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 press standards are based on 73,000 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 Press Standards (lb)

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
120 52 x0.44 85 x0.7 126 x1.05 176 x1.47 232 x1.93
130 59 x0.45 93 x0.71 136 x1.05 188 x1.45 246 x1.89
140 65 x0.47 101 x0.72 146 x1.04 200 x1.42 258 x1.85
150 72 x0.48 108 x0.72 155 x1.03 210 x1.4 271 x1.8
160 78 x0.49 116 x0.72 164 x1.03 221 x1.38 282 x1.76
170 84 x0.49 123 x0.72 173 x1.02 231 x1.36 294 x1.73
180 89 x0.5 130 x0.72 181 x1.01 240 x1.33 304 x1.69
190 95 x0.5 137 x0.72 189 x0.99 249 x1.31 315 x1.66
200 101 x0.5 144 x0.72 197 x0.98 258 x1.29 325 x1.62
210 106 x0.51 150 x0.71 204 x0.97 267 x1.27 334 x1.59
220 111 x0.51 156 x0.71 212 x0.96 275 x1.25 344 x1.56
230 117 x0.51 162 x0.71 219 x0.95 283 x1.23 353 x1.53
240 122 x0.51 168 x0.7 226 x0.94 291 x1.21 362 x1.51
250 127 x0.51 174 x0.7 232 x0.93 299 x1.2 370 x1.48
260 131 x0.51 180 x0.69 239 x0.92 306 x1.18 378 x1.46
270 136 x0.5 186 x0.69 245 x0.91 314 x1.16 387 x1.43
280 141 x0.5 191 x0.68 252 x0.9 321 x1.15 394 x1.41
290 145 x0.5 196 x0.68 258 x0.89 328 x1.13 402 x1.39
300 150 x0.5 202 x0.67 264 x0.88 334 x1.11 410 x1.36
310 154 x0.5 207 x0.67 270 x0.87 341 x1.1 417 x1.34

These male standards are based on 27,000 filtered lifts.

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

Female Clean and Press Standards (lb)

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
100 28 x0.28 50 x0.5 80 x0.8 117 x1.17 159 x1.59
110 30 x0.28 53 x0.48 84 x0.76 122 x1.11 165 x1.5
120 33 x0.27 56 x0.47 88 x0.73 126 x1.05 170 x1.41
130 35 x0.27 59 x0.45 91 x0.7 131 x1 175 x1.34
140 37 x0.26 62 x0.44 95 x0.68 135 x0.96 179 x1.28
150 39 x0.26 64 x0.43 98 x0.65 138 x0.92 184 x1.22
160 41 x0.25 67 x0.42 101 x0.63 142 x0.89 188 x1.17
170 42 x0.25 69 x0.41 104 x0.61 145 x0.85 191 x1.13
180 44 x0.25 71 x0.4 106 x0.59 148 x0.82 195 x1.08
190 46 x0.24 73 x0.39 109 x0.57 152 x0.8 199 x1.05
200 48 x0.24 75 x0.38 111 x0.56 154 x0.77 202 x1.01
210 49 x0.23 77 x0.37 114 x0.54 157 x0.75 205 x0.98
220 51 x0.23 79 x0.36 116 x0.53 160 x0.73 208 x0.95
230 52 x0.23 81 x0.35 118 x0.51 163 x0.71 211 x0.92
240 54 x0.22 83 x0.35 121 x0.5 165 x0.69 214 x0.89
250 55 x0.22 85 x0.34 123 x0.49 168 x0.67 217 x0.87
260 56 x0.22 86 x0.33 125 x0.48 170 x0.65 220 x0.85

These female standards are based on 6,000 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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