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 1,224,000 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 x1.38 227 x1.89 299 x2.49 377 x3.14
130 130 x1 182 x1.4 247 x1.9 322 x2.47 402 x3.09
140 143 x1.02 198 x1.42 266 x1.9 343 x2.45 426 x3.04
150 157 x1.04 214 x1.43 284 x1.89 364 x2.42 449 x2.99
160 170 x1.06 230 x1.43 302 x1.89 384 x2.4 471 x2.94
170 183 x1.07 244 x1.44 319 x1.87 403 x2.37 492 x2.89
180 195 x1.08 259 x1.44 335 x1.86 421 x2.34 513 x2.85
190 207 x1.09 273 x1.44 351 x1.85 439 x2.31 532 x2.8
200 219 x1.1 286 x1.43 366 x1.83 456 x2.28 551 x2.76
210 231 x1.1 300 x1.43 381 x1.82 473 x2.25 570 x2.71
220 242 x1.1 313 x1.42 396 x1.8 489 x2.22 587 x2.67
230 253 x1.1 325 x1.41 410 x1.78 505 x2.2 605 x2.63
240 264 x1.1 338 x1.41 424 x1.77 520 x2.17 621 x2.59
250 275 x1.1 350 x1.4 438 x1.75 535 x2.14 638 x2.55
260 286 x1.1 362 x1.39 451 x1.73 550 x2.11 654 x2.51
270 296 x1.1 373 x1.38 464 x1.72 564 x2.09 669 x2.48
280 306 x1.09 384 x1.37 476 x1.7 578 x2.06 684 x2.44
290 316 x1.09 395 x1.36 488 x1.68 591 x2.04 699 x2.41
300 325 x1.08 406 x1.35 500 x1.67 605 x2.02 713 x2.38
310 335 x1.08 417 x1.34 512 x1.65 617 x1.99 727 x2.35

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 x1.45 205 x2.05 272 x2.72
110 64 x0.59 104 x0.94 155 x1.41 217 x1.97 285 x2.59
120 70 x0.59 111 x0.93 164 x1.37 228 x1.9 298 x2.48
130 76 x0.59 119 x0.91 173 x1.33 238 x1.83 309 x2.38
140 82 x0.58 125 x0.9 181 x1.3 248 x1.77 320 x2.29
150 87 x0.58 132 x0.88 189 x1.26 257 x1.71 331 x2.21
160 92 x0.58 138 x0.86 197 x1.23 265 x1.66 341 x2.13
170 97 x0.57 144 x0.85 204 x1.2 274 x1.61 350 x2.06
180 102 x0.57 150 x0.83 211 x1.17 282 x1.57 359 x2
190 106 x0.56 156 x0.82 217 x1.14 289 x1.52 368 x1.94
200 111 x0.55 161 x0.81 224 x1.12 297 x1.48 376 x1.88
210 115 x0.55 166 x0.79 230 x1.1 304 x1.45 384 x1.83
220 119 x0.54 171 x0.78 236 x1.07 311 x1.41 392 x1.78
230 124 x0.54 176 x0.77 242 x1.05 317 x1.38 399 x1.74
240 128 x0.53 181 x0.75 247 x1.03 324 x1.35 406 x1.69
250 131 x0.53 186 x0.74 253 x1.01 330 x1.32 413 x1.65
260 135 x0.52 190 x0.73 258 x0.99 336 x1.29 420 x1.62

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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