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 1,556,000 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 x2.5 378 x3.15
130 129 x0.99 182 x1.4 247 x1.9 322 x2.48 403 x3.1
140 143 x1.02 198 x1.41 266 x1.9 343 x2.45 427 x3.05
150 156 x1.04 214 x1.43 284 x1.89 364 x2.43 450 x3
160 169 x1.06 229 x1.43 301 x1.88 384 x2.4 472 x2.95
170 182 x1.07 244 x1.43 318 x1.87 403 x2.37 493 x2.9
180 194 x1.08 258 x1.43 335 x1.86 421 x2.34 513 x2.85
190 207 x1.09 272 x1.43 351 x1.85 439 x2.31 533 x2.8
200 218 x1.09 286 x1.43 366 x1.83 456 x2.28 552 x2.76
210 230 x1.1 299 x1.42 381 x1.81 473 x2.25 570 x2.71
220 241 x1.1 312 x1.42 396 x1.8 489 x2.22 588 x2.67
230 252 x1.1 325 x1.41 410 x1.78 505 x2.2 605 x2.63
240 263 x1.1 337 x1.4 424 x1.77 520 x2.17 622 x2.59
250 274 x1.1 349 x1.4 437 x1.75 535 x2.14 638 x2.55
260 284 x1.09 361 x1.39 450 x1.73 550 x2.11 654 x2.52
270 295 x1.09 372 x1.38 463 x1.71 564 x2.09 669 x2.48
280 305 x1.09 383 x1.37 476 x1.7 578 x2.06 684 x2.44
290 314 x1.08 394 x1.36 488 x1.68 591 x2.04 699 x2.41
300 324 x1.08 405 x1.35 500 x1.67 604 x2.01 713 x2.38
310 333 x1.08 416 x1.34 511 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 95 x0.95 145 x1.45 205 x2.05 272 x2.72
110 64 x0.58 103 x0.94 155 x1.41 217 x1.97 286 x2.6
120 70 x0.58 111 x0.92 164 x1.37 228 x1.9 298 x2.49
130 76 x0.58 118 x0.91 173 x1.33 238 x1.83 310 x2.39
140 81 x0.58 125 x0.89 181 x1.3 248 x1.77 321 x2.29
150 87 x0.58 132 x0.88 189 x1.26 257 x1.71 332 x2.21
160 92 x0.57 138 x0.86 197 x1.23 266 x1.66 342 x2.14
170 97 x0.57 144 x0.85 204 x1.2 274 x1.61 351 x2.07
180 101 x0.56 150 x0.83 211 x1.17 283 x1.57 360 x2
190 106 x0.56 156 x0.82 218 x1.15 290 x1.53 369 x1.94
200 111 x0.55 161 x0.81 224 x1.12 298 x1.49 378 x1.89
210 115 x0.55 166 x0.79 230 x1.1 305 x1.45 386 x1.84
220 119 x0.54 172 x0.78 236 x1.07 312 x1.42 393 x1.79
230 123 x0.54 177 x0.77 242 x1.05 318 x1.38 401 x1.74
240 127 x0.53 181 x0.76 248 x1.03 325 x1.35 408 x1.7
250 131 x0.53 186 x0.74 253 x1.01 331 x1.32 415 x1.66
260 135 x0.52 191 x0.73 259 x0.99 337 x1.3 422 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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