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 66,000 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 54 x0.45 86 x0.72 128 x1.07 178 x1.48 234 x1.95
130 60 x0.46 94 x0.72 138 x1.06 190 x1.46 247 x1.9
140 67 x0.48 102 x0.73 147 x1.05 201 x1.44 260 x1.86
150 73 x0.49 110 x0.73 157 x1.04 212 x1.41 272 x1.81
160 79 x0.49 117 x0.73 165 x1.03 222 x1.39 284 x1.77
170 85 x0.5 124 x0.73 174 x1.02 232 x1.36 295 x1.73
180 91 x0.5 131 x0.73 182 x1.01 241 x1.34 306 x1.7
190 96 x0.51 138 x0.73 190 x1 251 x1.32 316 x1.66
200 102 x0.51 145 x0.72 198 x0.99 259 x1.3 326 x1.63
210 107 x0.51 151 x0.72 205 x0.98 268 x1.28 335 x1.6
220 112 x0.51 157 x0.72 213 x0.97 276 x1.26 345 x1.57
230 117 x0.51 163 x0.71 220 x0.96 284 x1.24 354 x1.54
240 123 x0.51 169 x0.71 227 x0.94 292 x1.22 362 x1.51
250 127 x0.51 175 x0.7 233 x0.93 300 x1.2 371 x1.48
260 132 x0.51 181 x0.7 240 x0.92 307 x1.18 379 x1.46
270 137 x0.51 186 x0.69 246 x0.91 314 x1.16 387 x1.43
280 142 x0.51 192 x0.68 252 x0.9 321 x1.15 395 x1.41
290 146 x0.5 197 x0.68 258 x0.89 328 x1.13 402 x1.39
300 151 x0.5 202 x0.67 264 x0.88 335 x1.12 410 x1.37
310 155 x0.5 207 x0.67 270 x0.87 341 x1.1 417 x1.34

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 51 x0.51 81 x0.81 118 x1.18 160 x1.6
110 31 x0.28 54 x0.49 85 x0.77 123 x1.12 166 x1.51
120 33 x0.28 57 x0.47 89 x0.74 128 x1.06 171 x1.43
130 35 x0.27 60 x0.46 92 x0.71 132 x1.01 176 x1.36
140 37 x0.27 63 x0.45 96 x0.68 136 x0.97 181 x1.29
150 39 x0.26 65 x0.43 99 x0.66 140 x0.93 185 x1.24
160 41 x0.26 68 x0.42 102 x0.64 143 x0.9 190 x1.18
170 43 x0.25 70 x0.41 105 x0.62 147 x0.86 194 x1.14
180 45 x0.25 72 x0.4 108 x0.6 150 x0.83 197 x1.1
190 47 x0.25 75 x0.39 110 x0.58 153 x0.81 201 x1.06
200 48 x0.24 77 x0.38 113 x0.56 156 x0.78 204 x1.02
210 50 x0.24 79 x0.37 115 x0.55 159 x0.76 208 x0.99
220 52 x0.23 81 x0.37 118 x0.54 162 x0.74 211 x0.96
230 53 x0.23 83 x0.36 120 x0.52 165 x0.72 214 x0.93
240 55 x0.23 84 x0.35 122 x0.51 167 x0.7 217 x0.9
250 56 x0.22 86 x0.34 124 x0.5 170 x0.68 220 x0.88
260 58 x0.22 88 x0.34 127 x0.49 172 x0.66 222 x0.86

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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