Deadlift Standards (lb)

These deadlift 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 deadlift standards are based on 1,795,000 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 Deadlift Standards (lb)

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
120 115 x0.96 165 x1.37 227 x1.89 300 x2.5 378 x3.15
130 129 x0.99 182 x1.4 247 x1.9 322 x2.48 403 x3.1
140 142 x1.02 198 x1.41 266 x1.9 344 x2.45 427 x3.05
150 156 x1.04 214 x1.42 284 x1.89 364 x2.43 450 x3
160 169 x1.06 229 x1.43 302 x1.88 384 x2.4 472 x2.95
170 182 x1.07 244 x1.43 319 x1.87 403 x2.37 493 x2.9
180 194 x1.08 258 x1.43 335 x1.86 422 x2.34 514 x2.85
190 206 x1.09 272 x1.43 351 x1.85 440 x2.31 534 x2.81
200 218 x1.09 286 x1.43 366 x1.83 457 x2.28 553 x2.76
210 230 x1.1 299 x1.42 382 x1.82 474 x2.26 571 x2.72
220 241 x1.1 312 x1.42 396 x1.8 490 x2.23 589 x2.68
230 253 x1.1 325 x1.41 410 x1.78 506 x2.2 606 x2.64
240 263 x1.1 337 x1.4 424 x1.77 521 x2.17 623 x2.6
250 274 x1.1 349 x1.4 438 x1.75 536 x2.14 639 x2.56
260 285 x1.09 361 x1.39 451 x1.73 551 x2.12 655 x2.52
270 295 x1.09 373 x1.38 464 x1.72 565 x2.09 671 x2.48
280 305 x1.09 384 x1.37 476 x1.7 579 x2.07 686 x2.45
290 315 x1.09 395 x1.36 489 x1.68 592 x2.04 701 x2.42
300 324 x1.08 406 x1.35 501 x1.67 606 x2.02 715 x2.38
310 334 x1.08 416 x1.34 512 x1.65 618 x2 729 x2.35

These male standards are based on 421,000 filtered lifts.

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

Female Deadlift Standards (lb)

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
100 58 x0.58 96 x0.96 145 x1.45 206 x2.06 273 x2.73
110 64 x0.58 104 x0.94 155 x1.41 217 x1.98 286 x2.6
120 70 x0.58 111 x0.93 165 x1.37 228 x1.9 299 x2.49
130 76 x0.58 119 x0.91 173 x1.33 239 x1.84 311 x2.39
140 81 x0.58 125 x0.9 182 x1.3 248 x1.77 322 x2.3
150 87 x0.58 132 x0.88 190 x1.26 258 x1.72 332 x2.22
160 92 x0.57 138 x0.86 197 x1.23 267 x1.67 342 x2.14
170 97 x0.57 144 x0.85 204 x1.2 275 x1.62 352 x2.07
180 102 x0.56 150 x0.83 211 x1.17 283 x1.57 361 x2.01
190 106 x0.56 156 x0.82 218 x1.15 291 x1.53 370 x1.95
200 111 x0.55 161 x0.81 225 x1.12 298 x1.49 378 x1.89
210 115 x0.55 167 x0.79 231 x1.1 305 x1.45 386 x1.84
220 119 x0.54 172 x0.78 237 x1.08 312 x1.42 394 x1.79
230 124 x0.54 177 x0.77 243 x1.05 319 x1.39 401 x1.75
240 128 x0.53 181 x0.76 248 x1.03 325 x1.36 409 x1.7
250 131 x0.53 186 x0.74 254 x1.01 332 x1.33 416 x1.66
260 135 x0.52 191 x0.73 259 x1 338 x1.3 422 x1.62

These female standards are based on 105,000 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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