Push Press Standards (lb)

Push press strength standards help you to compare your one-rep max lift with other lifters at your bodyweight.

Our push press standards are based on 37,000 lifts by Strength Level users.

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Male Push Press Standards (lb)

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
120 43 x0.36 78 x0.65 125 x1.05 184 x1.54 251 x2.09
130 50 x0.38 87 x0.67 137 x1.05 198 x1.52 267 x2.06
140 57 x0.4 96 x0.68 148 x1.06 211 x1.51 283 x2.02
150 63 x0.42 104 x0.7 159 x1.06 224 x1.49 297 x1.98
160 70 x0.44 113 x0.71 169 x1.06 236 x1.48 311 x1.95
170 76 x0.45 121 x0.71 179 x1.05 248 x1.46 325 x1.91
180 83 x0.46 129 x0.72 189 x1.05 260 x1.44 338 x1.88
190 89 x0.47 137 x0.72 198 x1.04 271 x1.42 350 x1.84
200 95 x0.48 144 x0.72 207 x1.04 281 x1.41 363 x1.81
210 101 x0.48 152 x0.72 216 x1.03 292 x1.39 374 x1.78
220 107 x0.49 159 x0.72 225 x1.02 302 x1.37 386 x1.75
230 113 x0.49 166 x0.72 233 x1.01 311 x1.35 397 x1.72
240 119 x0.49 173 x0.72 241 x1.01 321 x1.34 407 x1.7
250 124 x0.5 180 x0.72 249 x1 330 x1.32 418 x1.67
260 130 x0.5 187 x0.72 257 x0.99 339 x1.3 428 x1.65
270 135 x0.5 193 x0.72 265 x0.98 348 x1.29 438 x1.62
280 141 x0.5 199 x0.71 272 x0.97 356 x1.27 447 x1.6
290 146 x0.5 206 x0.71 280 x0.96 365 x1.26 457 x1.57
300 151 x0.5 212 x0.71 287 x0.96 373 x1.24 466 x1.55
310 156 x0.5 218 x0.7 294 x0.95 381 x1.23 475 x1.53
All 76 125 189 267 353

These male standards were last updated August and are based on 14,000 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 31 x0.31 55 x0.55 86 x0.86 125 x1.25 169 x1.69
110 34 x0.31 58 x0.53 90 x0.82 130 x1.18 175 x1.59
120 36 x0.3 61 x0.51 94 x0.79 135 x1.12 180 x1.5
130 39 x0.3 64 x0.49 98 x0.76 139 x1.07 185 x1.43
140 41 x0.29 67 x0.48 102 x0.73 144 x1.03 190 x1.36
150 43 x0.29 70 x0.47 105 x0.7 148 x0.98 195 x1.3
160 45 x0.28 73 x0.45 108 x0.68 152 x0.95 199 x1.25
170 47 x0.28 75 x0.44 111 x0.66 155 x0.91 203 x1.2
180 49 x0.27 77 x0.43 114 x0.64 159 x0.88 207 x1.15
190 51 x0.27 80 x0.42 117 x0.62 162 x0.85 211 x1.11
200 52 x0.26 82 x0.41 120 x0.6 165 x0.83 215 x1.07
210 54 x0.26 84 x0.4 122 x0.58 168 x0.8 218 x1.04
220 56 x0.25 86 x0.39 125 x0.57 171 x0.78 222 x1.01
230 57 x0.25 88 x0.38 127 x0.55 174 x0.76 225 x0.98
240 59 x0.25 90 x0.38 130 x0.54 176 x0.74 228 x0.95
250 61 x0.24 92 x0.37 132 x0.53 179 x0.72 231 x0.92
260 62 x0.24 94 x0.36 134 x0.52 182 x0.7 234 x0.9
All 41 68 104 147 195

These female standards were last updated August and are based on 3,000 filtered lifts.

Note: these barbell standards include the weight of the bar, normally 20 kg / 44 lb.

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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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Bench 3,724,000 lifts Deadlift 2,224,000 lifts Squat 2,136,000 lifts Shoulder Press 594,000 lifts Front Squat 208,000 lifts Barbell Curl 323,000 lifts Bent Over Row 203,000 lifts Incline Bench Press 8,000 lifts Romanian Deadlift 14,000 lifts Hex Bar Deadlift 15,000 lifts Barbell Shrug (experimental) Hip Thrust 8,000 lifts Upright Row 6,000 lifts Decline Bench Press (experimental) Good Morning (experimental)

Bodyweight

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Olympic

Snatch 52,000 lifts Power Clean 197,000 lifts Clean & Jerk 54,000 lifts Clean 38,000 lifts Push Press 37,000 lifts Clean & Press 76,000 lifts

Dumbbell

Dumbbell Bench Press 87,000 lifts Dumbbell Curl 83,000 lifts Dumbbell Shoulder Press 49,000 lifts Dumbbell Row 25,000 lifts Dumbbell Lateral Raise 12,000 lifts Dumbbell Shrug (experimental) Dumbbell Front Raise 5,000 lifts

Machine

Sled Leg Press 22,000 lifts Lat Pulldown 30,000 lifts Horizontal Leg Press 15,000 lifts Leg Extension (experimental) Seated Leg Curl (experimental) Lying Leg Curl (experimental) + More Exercises

Exercise Comparisons

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Snatch Power Clean Clean & Jerk Clean Clean & Press