Power Clean Standards (lb)

These power clean 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 power clean standards are based on 153,000 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 Power Clean Standards (lb)

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
120 76 x0.63 106 x0.89 144 x1.2 187 x1.55 233 x1.94
130 84 x0.65 116 x0.89 155 x1.19 199 x1.53 246 x1.9
140 92 x0.66 125 x0.89 165 x1.18 211 x1.51 260 x1.85
150 99 x0.66 134 x0.89 175 x1.17 222 x1.48 272 x1.81
160 107 x0.67 142 x0.89 185 x1.16 233 x1.46 284 x1.78
170 114 x0.67 150 x0.88 194 x1.14 243 x1.43 296 x1.74
180 121 x0.67 158 x0.88 203 x1.13 254 x1.41 307 x1.7
190 128 x0.67 166 x0.87 212 x1.12 263 x1.39 318 x1.67
200 134 x0.67 174 x0.87 220 x1.1 273 x1.36 328 x1.64
210 140 x0.67 181 x0.86 228 x1.09 282 x1.34 338 x1.61
220 147 x0.67 188 x0.85 236 x1.07 291 x1.32 347 x1.58
230 153 x0.66 195 x0.85 244 x1.06 299 x1.3 357 x1.55
240 159 x0.66 201 x0.84 252 x1.05 307 x1.28 366 x1.52
250 165 x0.66 208 x0.83 259 x1.04 315 x1.26 375 x1.5
260 170 x0.65 214 x0.82 266 x1.02 323 x1.24 383 x1.47
270 176 x0.65 221 x0.82 273 x1.01 331 x1.23 391 x1.45
280 181 x0.65 227 x0.81 280 x1 338 x1.21 399 x1.43
290 186 x0.64 233 x0.8 286 x0.99 346 x1.19 407 x1.4
300 192 x0.64 238 x0.79 293 x0.98 353 x1.18 415 x1.38
310 197 x0.63 244 x0.79 299 x0.96 360 x1.16 423 x1.36

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

Female Power Clean Standards (lb)

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
100 46 x0.46 67 x0.67 93 x0.93 124 x1.24 158 x1.58
110 50 x0.45 72 x0.65 99 x0.9 131 x1.19 165 x1.5
120 53 x0.45 76 x0.63 104 x0.87 137 x1.14 172 x1.43
130 57 x0.44 80 x0.62 109 x0.84 142 x1.09 178 x1.37
140 60 x0.43 84 x0.6 114 x0.81 148 x1.05 184 x1.31
150 64 x0.42 88 x0.59 118 x0.79 153 x1.02 190 x1.26
160 67 x0.42 92 x0.57 123 x0.77 158 x0.99 195 x1.22
170 70 x0.41 96 x0.56 127 x0.75 162 x0.95 200 x1.18
180 73 x0.4 99 x0.55 131 x0.73 167 x0.93 205 x1.14
190 76 x0.4 102 x0.54 134 x0.71 171 x0.9 210 x1.1
200 78 x0.39 105 x0.53 138 x0.69 175 x0.87 214 x1.07
210 81 x0.39 108 x0.52 141 x0.67 179 x0.85 219 x1.04
220 83 x0.38 111 x0.51 145 x0.66 183 x0.83 223 x1.01
230 86 x0.37 114 x0.5 148 x0.64 186 x0.81 227 x0.99
240 88 x0.37 117 x0.49 151 x0.63 190 x0.79 231 x0.96
250 91 x0.36 120 x0.48 154 x0.62 193 x0.77 234 x0.94
260 93 x0.36 122 x0.47 157 x0.6 196 x0.76 238 x0.92

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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Olympic

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