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 9,000 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 43 x0.36 79 x0.66 130 x1.08 192 x1.6 263 x2.19
130 49 x0.38 88 x0.68 141 x1.08 206 x1.58 279 x2.14
140 56 x0.4 97 x0.69 152 x1.08 219 x1.56 294 x2.1
150 62 x0.41 105 x0.7 162 x1.08 231 x1.54 308 x2.05
160 69 x0.43 113 x0.71 172 x1.07 243 x1.52 322 x2.01
170 75 x0.44 121 x0.71 182 x1.07 254 x1.5 335 x1.97
180 81 x0.45 129 x0.71 191 x1.06 265 x1.47 348 x1.93
190 87 x0.46 136 x0.72 200 x1.05 276 x1.45 360 x1.9
200 92 x0.46 143 x0.72 209 x1.04 286 x1.43 372 x1.86
210 98 x0.47 151 x0.72 217 x1.04 296 x1.41 383 x1.82
220 104 x0.47 157 x0.72 226 x1.03 306 x1.39 394 x1.79
230 109 x0.48 164 x0.71 234 x1.02 316 x1.37 405 x1.76
240 115 x0.48 171 x0.71 242 x1.01 325 x1.35 415 x1.73
250 120 x0.48 177 x0.71 249 x1 334 x1.33 425 x1.7
260 125 x0.48 184 x0.71 257 x0.99 342 x1.32 435 x1.67
270 130 x0.48 190 x0.7 264 x0.98 351 x1.3 445 x1.65
280 135 x0.48 196 x0.7 271 x0.97 359 x1.28 454 x1.62
290 140 x0.48 202 x0.7 278 x0.96 367 x1.27 463 x1.6
300 145 x0.48 208 x0.69 285 x0.95 375 x1.25 472 x1.57
310 150 x0.48 213 x0.69 292 x0.94 382 x1.23 480 x1.55

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 24 x0.24 48 x0.48 82 x0.82 124 x1.24 173 x1.73
110 28 x0.25 53 x0.48 88 x0.8 132 x1.2 182 x1.66
120 31 x0.26 57 x0.48 94 x0.78 139 x1.16 191 x1.59
130 34 x0.26 62 x0.48 99 x0.76 146 x1.12 199 x1.53
140 37 x0.27 66 x0.47 105 x0.75 152 x1.09 206 x1.47
150 40 x0.27 70 x0.47 110 x0.73 159 x1.06 213 x1.42
160 43 x0.27 74 x0.46 115 x0.72 164 x1.03 220 x1.38
170 46 x0.27 78 x0.46 119 x0.7 170 x1 227 x1.33
180 49 x0.27 81 x0.45 124 x0.69 175 x0.97 233 x1.29
190 52 x0.27 85 x0.45 128 x0.68 181 x0.95 239 x1.26
200 55 x0.27 88 x0.44 133 x0.66 186 x0.93 244 x1.22
210 57 x0.27 92 x0.44 137 x0.65 190 x0.91 250 x1.19
220 60 x0.27 95 x0.43 140 x0.64 195 x0.89 255 x1.16
230 62 x0.27 98 x0.43 144 x0.63 199 x0.87 260 x1.13
240 65 x0.27 101 x0.42 148 x0.62 204 x0.85 265 x1.11
250 67 x0.27 104 x0.42 152 x0.61 208 x0.83 270 x1.08
260 69 x0.27 107 x0.41 155 x0.6 212 x0.82 275 x1.06

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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