Push Press Standards (lb)

These push press 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 push press standards are based on 29,000 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 Push Press Standards (lb)

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
120 42 x0.35 78 x0.65 127 x1.06 188 x1.56 257 x2.14
130 49 x0.37 87 x0.67 138 x1.06 201 x1.55 273 x2.1
140 55 x0.4 95 x0.68 149 x1.07 215 x1.53 289 x2.06
150 62 x0.41 104 x0.69 160 x1.07 228 x1.52 303 x2.02
160 68 x0.43 112 x0.7 170 x1.06 240 x1.5 317 x1.98
170 75 x0.44 121 x0.71 180 x1.06 252 x1.48 331 x1.95
180 81 x0.45 129 x0.71 190 x1.05 263 x1.46 344 x1.91
190 87 x0.46 136 x0.72 199 x1.05 274 x1.44 357 x1.88
200 93 x0.47 144 x0.72 208 x1.04 285 x1.42 369 x1.84
210 99 x0.47 151 x0.72 217 x1.03 295 x1.41 381 x1.81
220 105 x0.48 158 x0.72 226 x1.03 305 x1.39 392 x1.78
230 111 x0.48 166 x0.72 234 x1.02 315 x1.37 403 x1.75
240 117 x0.49 172 x0.72 242 x1.01 325 x1.35 414 x1.72
250 122 x0.49 179 x0.72 250 x1 334 x1.33 424 x1.7
260 128 x0.49 186 x0.71 258 x0.99 343 x1.32 434 x1.67
270 133 x0.49 192 x0.71 266 x0.98 351 x1.3 444 x1.65
280 138 x0.49 199 x0.71 273 x0.98 360 x1.29 454 x1.62
290 143 x0.49 205 x0.71 281 x0.97 368 x1.27 463 x1.6
300 149 x0.5 211 x0.7 288 x0.96 377 x1.26 472 x1.57
310 154 x0.5 217 x0.7 295 x0.95 384 x1.24 481 x1.55

These male standards are based on 12,000 filtered lifts.

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

Female Push Press Standards (lb)

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
100 29 x0.29 53 x0.53 86 x0.86 126 x1.26 171 x1.71
110 32 x0.29 57 x0.52 90 x0.82 131 x1.19 177 x1.61
120 35 x0.29 60 x0.5 94 x0.79 136 x1.13 183 x1.53
130 37 x0.29 63 x0.49 98 x0.76 141 x1.08 189 x1.45
140 39 x0.28 66 x0.47 102 x0.73 145 x1.04 194 x1.38
150 42 x0.28 69 x0.46 105 x0.7 149 x1 199 x1.32
160 44 x0.27 72 x0.45 109 x0.68 153 x0.96 203 x1.27
170 46 x0.27 74 x0.44 112 x0.66 157 x0.93 208 x1.22
180 48 x0.26 77 x0.43 115 x0.64 161 x0.89 212 x1.18
190 50 x0.26 79 x0.42 118 x0.62 164 x0.86 216 x1.14
200 51 x0.26 82 x0.41 121 x0.6 168 x0.84 219 x1.1
210 53 x0.25 84 x0.4 124 x0.59 171 x0.81 223 x1.06
220 55 x0.25 86 x0.39 126 x0.57 174 x0.79 227 x1.03
230 57 x0.25 88 x0.38 129 x0.56 177 x0.77 230 x1
240 58 x0.24 90 x0.38 131 x0.55 180 x0.75 233 x0.97
250 60 x0.24 92 x0.37 133 x0.53 182 x0.73 236 x0.95
260 61 x0.24 94 x0.36 136 x0.52 185 x0.71 239 x0.92

These female standards are based on 3,000 filtered lifts.

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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