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 14,000 lifts collected from users of Strength Level.

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Male Push Press Standards (lb)

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
120 41 x0.34 78 x0.65 129 x1.08 194 x1.62 267 x2.23
130 48 x0.37 87 x0.67 141 x1.08 208 x1.6 284 x2.18
140 54 x0.39 96 x0.68 152 x1.09 221 x1.58 299 x2.14
150 61 x0.4 104 x0.69 163 x1.08 234 x1.56 314 x2.09
160 67 x0.42 113 x0.7 173 x1.08 246 x1.54 328 x2.05
170 73 x0.43 121 x0.71 183 x1.08 258 x1.52 342 x2.01
180 79 x0.44 128 x0.71 193 x1.07 270 x1.5 355 x1.97
190 85 x0.45 136 x0.72 202 x1.06 281 x1.48 368 x1.94
200 91 x0.46 144 x0.72 211 x1.05 291 x1.46 380 x1.9
210 97 x0.46 151 x0.72 220 x1.05 302 x1.44 392 x1.87
220 103 x0.47 158 x0.72 228 x1.04 312 x1.42 403 x1.83
230 108 x0.47 165 x0.72 237 x1.03 321 x1.4 414 x1.8
240 114 x0.47 172 x0.72 245 x1.02 331 x1.38 425 x1.77
250 119 x0.48 178 x0.71 253 x1.01 340 x1.36 435 x1.74
260 125 x0.48 185 x0.71 260 x1 349 x1.34 446 x1.71
270 130 x0.48 191 x0.71 268 x0.99 358 x1.33 455 x1.69
280 135 x0.48 197 x0.71 275 x0.98 366 x1.31 465 x1.66
290 140 x0.48 204 x0.7 283 x0.97 375 x1.29 474 x1.64
300 145 x0.48 210 x0.7 290 x0.97 383 x1.28 484 x1.61
310 150 x0.48 215 x0.7 297 x0.96 391 x1.26 493 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 26 x0.26 50 x0.5 85 x0.85 129 x1.29 179 x1.79
110 29 x0.26 54 x0.49 90 x0.82 135 x1.23 186 x1.69
120 31 x0.26 58 x0.49 95 x0.79 141 x1.18 194 x1.61
130 34 x0.26 62 x0.48 100 x0.77 147 x1.13 200 x1.54
140 37 x0.26 66 x0.47 105 x0.75 152 x1.09 207 x1.48
150 39 x0.26 69 x0.46 109 x0.73 158 x1.05 213 x1.42
160 42 x0.26 72 x0.45 113 x0.71 163 x1.02 218 x1.36
170 44 x0.26 75 x0.44 117 x0.69 167 x0.98 224 x1.32
180 47 x0.26 78 x0.44 120 x0.67 172 x0.95 229 x1.27
190 49 x0.26 81 x0.43 124 x0.65 176 x0.93 234 x1.23
200 51 x0.25 84 x0.42 128 x0.64 180 x0.9 239 x1.19
210 53 x0.25 87 x0.41 131 x0.62 184 x0.88 243 x1.16
220 55 x0.25 89 x0.41 134 x0.61 188 x0.85 247 x1.12
230 57 x0.25 92 x0.4 137 x0.6 191 x0.83 252 x1.09
240 59 x0.25 94 x0.39 140 x0.58 195 x0.81 256 x1.07
250 61 x0.24 97 x0.39 143 x0.57 198 x0.79 260 x1.04
260 63 x0.24 99 x0.38 146 x0.56 202 x0.78 263 x1.01

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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