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 71,000 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 53 x0.44 85 x0.71 127 x1.06 177 x1.47 233 x1.94
130 59 x0.46 93 x0.72 137 x1.05 189 x1.45 246 x1.89
140 66 x0.47 101 x0.72 146 x1.04 200 x1.43 259 x1.85
150 72 x0.48 109 x0.72 155 x1.04 211 x1.4 271 x1.81
160 78 x0.49 116 x0.73 164 x1.03 221 x1.38 283 x1.77
170 84 x0.49 123 x0.73 173 x1.02 231 x1.36 294 x1.73
180 90 x0.5 130 x0.72 181 x1.01 240 x1.34 305 x1.69
190 95 x0.5 137 x0.72 189 x1 250 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 x0.72 204 x0.97 267 x1.27 335 x1.59
220 111 x0.51 156 x0.71 212 x0.96 275 x1.25 344 x1.56
230 117 x0.51 163 x0.71 219 x0.95 283 x1.23 353 x1.53
240 122 x0.51 169 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 x1.16 386 x1.43
280 141 x0.5 191 x0.68 252 x0.9 321 x1.14 394 x1.41
290 145 x0.5 196 x0.68 258 x0.89 327 x1.13 402 x1.39
300 150 x0.5 201 x0.67 264 x0.88 334 x1.11 409 x1.36
310 154 x0.5 207 x0.67 269 x0.87 341 x1.1 417 x1.34

These male standards are based on 26,000 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 x0.73 127 x1.05 170 x1.42
130 35 x0.27 59 x0.45 91 x0.7 131 x1.01 175 x1.35
140 37 x0.26 62 x0.44 95 x0.68 135 x0.96 180 x1.28
150 39 x0.26 64 x0.43 98 x0.65 139 x0.92 184 x1.23
160 41 x0.25 67 x0.42 101 x0.63 142 x0.89 188 x1.18
170 43 x0.25 69 x0.41 104 x0.61 146 x0.86 192 x1.13
180 44 x0.25 71 x0.4 107 x0.59 149 x0.83 196 x1.09
190 46 x0.24 73 x0.39 109 x0.57 152 x0.8 199 x1.05
200 48 x0.24 76 x0.38 112 x0.56 155 x0.77 203 x1.01
210 49 x0.23 78 x0.37 114 x0.54 158 x0.75 206 x0.98
220 51 x0.23 79 x0.36 116 x0.53 160 x0.73 209 x0.95
230 52 x0.23 81 x0.35 119 x0.52 163 x0.71 212 x0.92
240 54 x0.22 83 x0.35 121 x0.5 166 x0.69 215 x0.9
250 55 x0.22 85 x0.34 123 x0.49 168 x0.67 218 x0.87
260 56 x0.22 87 x0.33 125 x0.48 170 x0.66 220 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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