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 19,000 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 39 x0.33 76 x0.63 128 x1.06 193 x1.61 267 x2.23
130 46 x0.35 85 x0.66 139 x1.07 207 x1.59 284 x2.18
140 52 x0.37 94 x0.67 151 x1.08 221 x1.58 300 x2.14
150 59 x0.39 103 x0.69 162 x1.08 234 x1.56 316 x2.1
160 65 x0.41 111 x0.7 172 x1.08 247 x1.54 330 x2.06
170 72 x0.42 120 x0.7 183 x1.07 259 x1.52 344 x2.03
180 78 x0.43 128 x0.71 193 x1.07 271 x1.51 358 x1.99
190 84 x0.44 136 x0.71 202 x1.07 282 x1.49 371 x1.95
200 90 x0.45 143 x0.72 212 x1.06 294 x1.47 384 x1.92
210 96 x0.46 151 x0.72 221 x1.05 304 x1.45 396 x1.89
220 102 x0.47 158 x0.72 230 x1.04 315 x1.43 408 x1.86
230 108 x0.47 165 x0.72 239 x1.04 325 x1.41 420 x1.82
240 114 x0.47 173 x0.72 247 x1.03 335 x1.39 431 x1.8
250 120 x0.48 179 x0.72 255 x1.02 344 x1.38 442 x1.77
260 125 x0.48 186 x0.72 263 x1.01 354 x1.36 452 x1.74
270 130 x0.48 193 x0.71 271 x1 363 x1.34 463 x1.71
280 136 x0.49 199 x0.71 279 x1 372 x1.33 473 x1.69
290 141 x0.49 206 x0.71 286 x0.99 380 x1.31 482 x1.66
300 146 x0.49 212 x0.71 294 x0.98 389 x1.3 492 x1.64
310 151 x0.49 218 x0.7 301 x0.97 397 x1.28 501 x1.62

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 27 x0.27 52 x0.52 87 x0.87 131 x1.31 181 x1.81
110 30 x0.27 56 x0.51 92 x0.83 137 x1.24 188 x1.71
120 32 x0.27 59 x0.49 96 x0.8 142 x1.18 194 x1.62
130 35 x0.27 62 x0.48 100 x0.77 147 x1.13 200 x1.54
140 37 x0.26 65 x0.47 104 x0.74 152 x1.08 205 x1.47
150 39 x0.26 68 x0.46 108 x0.72 156 x1.04 210 x1.4
160 41 x0.26 71 x0.44 111 x0.69 160 x1 215 x1.35
170 43 x0.25 74 x0.43 115 x0.67 164 x0.97 220 x1.29
180 45 x0.25 76 x0.42 118 x0.65 168 x0.93 224 x1.25
190 47 x0.25 79 x0.41 121 x0.64 172 x0.9 229 x1.2
200 49 x0.24 81 x0.41 124 x0.62 175 x0.88 233 x1.16
210 51 x0.24 83 x0.4 127 x0.6 179 x0.85 236 x1.13
220 52 x0.24 86 x0.39 129 x0.59 182 x0.83 240 x1.09
230 54 x0.24 88 x0.38 132 x0.57 185 x0.8 244 x1.06
240 56 x0.23 90 x0.37 134 x0.56 188 x0.78 247 x1.03
250 57 x0.23 92 x0.37 137 x0.55 191 x0.76 251 x1
260 59 x0.23 94 x0.36 139 x0.54 194 x0.74 254 x0.98

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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