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 130,000 lifts collected from users of Strength Level.

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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 x1.53 247 x1.9
140 92 x0.66 125 x0.89 165 x1.18 211 x1.51 260 x1.86
150 100 x0.66 134 x0.89 175 x1.17 222 x1.48 272 x1.82
160 107 x0.67 143 x0.89 185 x1.16 233 x1.46 285 x1.78
170 114 x0.67 151 x0.89 195 x1.14 244 x1.43 296 x1.74
180 121 x0.67 159 x0.88 204 x1.13 254 x1.41 307 x1.71
190 128 x0.67 167 x0.88 212 x1.12 264 x1.39 318 x1.67
200 135 x0.67 174 x0.87 221 x1.1 273 x1.37 329 x1.64
210 141 x0.67 181 x0.86 229 x1.09 282 x1.34 339 x1.61
220 147 x0.67 189 x0.86 237 x1.08 291 x1.32 348 x1.58
230 153 x0.67 195 x0.85 245 x1.06 300 x1.3 358 x1.55
240 159 x0.66 202 x0.84 252 x1.05 308 x1.28 367 x1.53
250 165 x0.66 209 x0.84 260 x1.04 316 x1.27 376 x1.5
260 171 x0.66 215 x0.83 267 x1.03 324 x1.25 384 x1.48
270 177 x0.65 221 x0.82 274 x1.01 332 x1.23 393 x1.45
280 182 x0.65 228 x0.81 281 x1 339 x1.21 401 x1.43
290 187 x0.65 234 x0.81 287 x0.99 347 x1.2 409 x1.41
300 193 x0.64 239 x0.8 294 x0.98 354 x1.18 416 x1.39
310 198 x0.64 245 x0.79 300 x0.97 361 x1.16 424 x1.37

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 45 x0.45 66 x0.66 93 x0.93 123 x1.23 157 x1.57
110 49 x0.45 71 x0.65 98 x0.89 130 x1.18 165 x1.5
120 53 x0.44 76 x0.63 104 x0.87 136 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 x1.06 184 x1.32
150 64 x0.42 88 x0.59 118 x0.79 153 x1.02 190 x1.27
160 67 x0.42 92 x0.58 123 x0.77 158 x0.99 196 x1.22
170 70 x0.41 96 x0.56 127 x0.75 163 x0.96 201 x1.18
180 73 x0.41 99 x0.55 131 x0.73 167 x0.93 206 x1.14
190 76 x0.4 103 x0.54 135 x0.71 172 x0.9 211 x1.11
200 79 x0.39 106 x0.53 139 x0.69 176 x0.88 215 x1.08
210 81 x0.39 109 x0.52 142 x0.68 180 x0.86 220 x1.05
220 84 x0.38 112 x0.51 146 x0.66 184 x0.84 224 x1.02
230 86 x0.38 115 x0.5 149 x0.65 187 x0.82 228 x0.99
240 89 x0.37 118 x0.49 152 x0.63 191 x0.8 232 x0.97
250 91 x0.37 120 x0.48 155 x0.62 195 x0.78 236 x0.94
260 94 x0.36 123 x0.47 158 x0.61 198 x0.76 240 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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