Dumbbell Front Raise Standards (lb)

These dumbbell front raise 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 dumbbell front raise standards are new and we will be refining them over the next six months as we collect more data from lifters using Strength Level.

Dumbbell strength standards are based on the weight of each dumbbell, not the weight of two added together. For example, if you bicep curl 20 lb dumbbells in each arm that would count as 20 lb not the total 40 lb.

The Strength Level Calculator can show your exact level of strength at any bodyweight.

Go to gender: ♂ Male ♀ Female
Select your weight unit: Kilograms (kg) Pounds (lb)
Apply age bonus:

Male Dumbbell Front Raise Standards (lb)

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
120 1 x0 8 x0.07 25 x0.21 52 x0.43 87 x0.72
130 1 x0.01 10 x0.08 29 x0.23 58 x0.45 94 x0.73
140 2 x0.02 13 x0.09 34 x0.24 64 x0.46 102 x0.73
150 4 x0.02 16 x0.11 38 x0.25 70 x0.47 110 x0.73
160 5 x0.03 19 x0.12 42 x0.26 76 x0.47 117 x0.73
170 6 x0.04 21 x0.13 47 x0.27 81 x0.48 124 x0.73
180 8 x0.04 24 x0.13 51 x0.28 87 x0.48 130 x0.72
190 10 x0.05 27 x0.14 55 x0.29 92 x0.49 137 x0.72
200 11 x0.06 30 x0.15 59 x0.29 97 x0.49 143 x0.72
210 13 x0.06 33 x0.16 63 x0.3 103 x0.49 149 x0.71
220 15 x0.07 36 x0.16 67 x0.3 108 x0.49 155 x0.71
230 17 x0.07 39 x0.17 71 x0.31 112 x0.49 161 x0.7
240 19 x0.08 41 x0.17 74 x0.31 117 x0.49 167 x0.7
250 21 x0.08 44 x0.18 78 x0.31 122 x0.49 172 x0.69
260 23 x0.09 47 x0.18 82 x0.31 126 x0.49 178 x0.68
270 24 x0.09 50 x0.18 85 x0.32 131 x0.48 183 x0.68
280 26 x0.09 52 x0.19 89 x0.32 135 x0.48 188 x0.67
290 28 x0.1 55 x0.19 92 x0.32 139 x0.48 193 x0.67
300 30 x0.1 58 x0.19 96 x0.32 144 x0.48 198 x0.66
310 32 x0.1 60 x0.19 99 x0.32 148 x0.48 203 x0.66

These male standards are based on 244 filtered lifts.

Note: these dumbbell standards include the weight of the bar, normally 2 kg / 4.4 lb. Dumbbell strength standards are based on the weight of each dumbbell, not the weight of two added together.

Female Dumbbell Front Raise Standards (lb)

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
100 5 x0.05 13 x0.13 25 x0.25 41 x0.41 61 x0.61
110 5 x0.05 14 x0.13 27 x0.24 44 x0.4 64 x0.58
120 6 x0.05 15 x0.12 28 x0.23 46 x0.38 66 x0.55
130 7 x0.05 16 x0.12 30 x0.23 47 x0.37 68 x0.53
140 8 x0.05 17 x0.12 31 x0.22 49 x0.35 71 x0.5
150 8 x0.05 18 x0.12 32 x0.22 51 x0.34 73 x0.48
160 9 x0.06 19 x0.12 34 x0.21 53 x0.33 74 x0.47
170 9 x0.06 20 x0.12 35 x0.21 54 x0.32 76 x0.45
180 10 x0.06 21 x0.12 36 x0.2 56 x0.31 78 x0.43
190 11 x0.06 22 x0.11 37 x0.2 57 x0.3 80 x0.42
200 11 x0.06 22 x0.11 38 x0.19 58 x0.29 81 x0.41
210 12 x0.06 23 x0.11 39 x0.19 60 x0.28 83 x0.39
220 12 x0.06 24 x0.11 40 x0.18 61 x0.28 84 x0.38
230 13 x0.06 25 x0.11 41 x0.18 62 x0.27 86 x0.37
240 13 x0.06 26 x0.11 42 x0.18 63 x0.26 87 x0.36
250 14 x0.06 26 x0.1 43 x0.17 64 x0.26 88 x0.35
260 14 x0.06 27 x0.1 44 x0.17 65 x0.25 90 x0.34

These female standards are based on rough estimates. They will be refined over the next few weeks using lifts submitted by people using Strength Level.

Note: these dumbbell standards include the weight of the bar, normally 2 kg / 4.4 lb. Dumbbell strength standards are based on the weight of each dumbbell, not the weight of two added together.

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.

More Exercises

Barbell

Bench 2,992,000 lifts Deadlift 1,795,000 lifts Squat 1,696,000 lifts Shoulder Press 473,000 lifts Barbell Curl 258,000 lifts Bent Over Row 164,000 lifts Front Squat 164,000 lifts Romanian Deadlift (experimental) Hex Bar Deadlift (experimental) Upright Row (experimental) Hip Thrust (experimental) Good Morning (experimental)

Bodyweight

Pull Ups 175,000 lifts Push Ups (experimental) Dips 70,000 lifts

Olympic

Power Clean 169,000 lifts Clean & Jerk 39,000 lifts Clean 26,000 lifts Snatch 36,000 lifts Push Press 25,000 lifts Clean & Press 71,000 lifts

Dumbbell

Dumbbell Bench Press 34,000 lifts Dumbbell Curl 30,000 lifts Dumbbell Shoulder Press 19,000 lifts Dumbbell Row 10,000 lifts Dumbbell Lateral Raise (experimental) Dumbbell Front Raise (experimental)

Machine

Lat Pulldown (experimental) Sled Leg Press (experimental) Horizontal Leg Press (experimental) + More Exercises