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 25,000 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 41 x0.34 77 x0.64 127 x1.06 188 x1.57 258 x2.15
130 48 x0.37 86 x0.66 138 x1.06 202 x1.56 275 x2.11
140 55 x0.39 95 x0.68 149 x1.07 216 x1.54 291 x2.08
150 61 x0.41 104 x0.69 160 x1.07 229 x1.52 306 x2.04
160 68 x0.42 112 x0.7 171 x1.07 241 x1.51 320 x2
170 74 x0.44 120 x0.71 181 x1.06 253 x1.49 334 x1.96
180 81 x0.45 128 x0.71 190 x1.06 265 x1.47 347 x1.93
190 87 x0.46 136 x0.72 200 x1.05 276 x1.45 360 x1.89
200 93 x0.46 144 x0.72 209 x1.05 287 x1.43 372 x1.86
210 99 x0.47 151 x0.72 218 x1.04 297 x1.41 384 x1.83
220 105 x0.48 159 x0.72 227 x1.03 307 x1.4 395 x1.8
230 111 x0.48 166 x0.72 235 x1.02 317 x1.38 407 x1.77
240 116 x0.48 173 x0.72 244 x1.02 327 x1.36 418 x1.74
250 122 x0.49 179 x0.72 252 x1.01 336 x1.34 428 x1.71
260 127 x0.49 186 x0.72 260 x1 345 x1.33 438 x1.69
270 133 x0.49 193 x0.71 267 x0.99 354 x1.31 448 x1.66
280 138 x0.49 199 x0.71 275 x0.98 363 x1.3 458 x1.64
290 143 x0.49 205 x0.71 282 x0.97 371 x1.28 468 x1.61
300 149 x0.49 211 x0.7 289 x0.96 379 x1.26 477 x1.59
310 154 x0.5 218 x0.7 296 x0.96 388 x1.25 486 x1.57

These male standards are based on 11,000 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 x1.26 173 x1.73
110 31 x0.29 56 x0.51 90 x0.82 132 x1.2 179 x1.63
120 34 x0.28 60 x0.5 94 x0.79 137 x1.14 185 x1.54
130 36 x0.28 63 x0.48 98 x0.76 142 x1.09 191 x1.47
140 39 x0.28 66 x0.47 102 x0.73 147 x1.05 196 x1.4
150 41 x0.27 69 x0.46 106 x0.71 151 x1.01 201 x1.34
160 43 x0.27 72 x0.45 109 x0.68 155 x0.97 206 x1.29
170 45 x0.26 74 x0.44 113 x0.66 159 x0.93 210 x1.24
180 47 x0.26 77 x0.43 116 x0.64 162 x0.9 215 x1.19
190 49 x0.26 79 x0.42 119 x0.62 166 x0.87 219 x1.15
200 51 x0.25 82 x0.41 121 x0.61 169 x0.85 223 x1.11
210 53 x0.25 84 x0.4 124 x0.59 173 x0.82 226 x1.08
220 54 x0.25 86 x0.39 127 x0.58 176 x0.8 230 x1.04
230 56 x0.24 88 x0.38 129 x0.56 179 x0.78 233 x1.01
240 58 x0.24 90 x0.38 132 x0.55 182 x0.76 237 x0.99
250 59 x0.24 92 x0.37 134 x0.54 185 x0.74 240 x0.96
260 61 x0.23 94 x0.36 137 x0.53 187 x0.72 243 x0.93

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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