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 22,000 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 40 x0.34 76 x0.64 127 x1.06 190 x1.58 262 x2.18
130 47 x0.36 86 x0.66 139 x1.07 204 x1.57 278 x2.14
140 54 x0.38 95 x0.68 150 x1.07 218 x1.56 294 x2.1
150 60 x0.4 103 x0.69 161 x1.07 231 x1.54 310 x2.06
160 67 x0.42 112 x0.7 171 x1.07 244 x1.52 324 x2.03
170 73 x0.43 120 x0.71 182 x1.07 256 x1.5 338 x1.99
180 80 x0.44 128 x0.71 192 x1.06 268 x1.49 352 x1.96
190 86 x0.45 136 x0.72 201 x1.06 279 x1.47 365 x1.92
200 92 x0.46 144 x0.72 211 x1.05 290 x1.45 378 x1.89
210 98 x0.47 151 x0.72 220 x1.05 301 x1.43 390 x1.86
220 104 x0.47 159 x0.72 229 x1.04 311 x1.41 402 x1.83
230 110 x0.48 166 x0.72 237 x1.03 321 x1.4 413 x1.8
240 116 x0.48 173 x0.72 246 x1.02 331 x1.38 424 x1.77
250 121 x0.49 180 x0.72 254 x1.02 340 x1.36 435 x1.74
260 127 x0.49 187 x0.72 262 x1.01 350 x1.35 445 x1.71
270 132 x0.49 193 x0.72 270 x1 359 x1.33 456 x1.69
280 138 x0.49 200 x0.71 277 x0.99 368 x1.31 465 x1.66
290 143 x0.49 206 x0.71 285 x0.98 376 x1.3 475 x1.64
300 148 x0.49 213 x0.71 292 x0.97 385 x1.28 485 x1.62
310 153 x0.49 219 x0.71 299 x0.97 393 x1.27 494 x1.59

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 28 x0.28 53 x0.53 86 x0.86 129 x1.29 177 x1.77
110 31 x0.28 56 x0.51 91 x0.83 134 x1.22 183 x1.66
120 33 x0.28 59 x0.49 95 x0.79 139 x1.16 189 x1.58
130 35 x0.27 63 x0.48 99 x0.76 144 x1.11 195 x1.5
140 38 x0.27 65 x0.47 103 x0.73 148 x1.06 200 x1.43
150 40 x0.27 68 x0.46 106 x0.71 153 x1.02 205 x1.37
160 42 x0.26 71 x0.44 110 x0.69 157 x0.98 209 x1.31
170 44 x0.26 74 x0.43 113 x0.66 161 x0.94 214 x1.26
180 46 x0.25 76 x0.42 116 x0.64 164 x0.91 218 x1.21
190 48 x0.25 78 x0.41 119 x0.63 168 x0.88 222 x1.17
200 50 x0.25 81 x0.4 122 x0.61 171 x0.86 226 x1.13
210 51 x0.24 83 x0.4 124 x0.59 174 x0.83 230 x1.09
220 53 x0.24 85 x0.39 127 x0.58 177 x0.81 233 x1.06
230 55 x0.24 87 x0.38 130 x0.56 180 x0.78 237 x1.03
240 56 x0.23 89 x0.37 132 x0.55 183 x0.76 240 x1
250 58 x0.23 91 x0.36 134 x0.54 186 x0.74 243 x0.97
260 59 x0.23 93 x0.36 137 x0.53 189 x0.73 246 x0.95

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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