Push Ups Standards (lb)

These push ups 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 ups 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 Ups Standards (lb)

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
120 5 +12 lb 21 +84 lb 44 +175 lb 71 +284 lb 101 +403 lb
130 7 +21 lb 23 +97 lb 45 +193 lb 71 +306 lb 100 +430 lb
140 8 +30 lb 24 +110 lb 46 +210 lb 71 +328 lb 98 +455 lb
150 9 +38 lb 25 +122 lb 46 +226 lb 70 +348 lb 96 +479 lb
160 9 +46 lb 25 +133 lb 46 +241 lb 69 +366 lb 95 +502 lb
170 10 +54 lb 26 +144 lb 46 +256 lb 68 +384 lb 93 +523 lb
180 11 +61 lb 26 +155 lb 45 +270 lb 67 +401 lb 91 +543 lb
190 11 +68 lb 26 +165 lb 45 +283 lb 66 +418 lb 89 +562 lb
200 12 +74 lb 27 +174 lb 45 +295 lb 65 +433 lb 88 +580 lb
210 12 +81 lb 27 +183 lb 44 +307 lb 64 +447 lb 86 +597 lb
220 12 +86 lb 27 +191 lb 44 +318 lb 63 +461 lb 84 +614 lb
230 13 +92 lb 27 +199 lb 43 +328 lb 62 +474 lb 83 +629 lb
240 13 +97 lb 26 +207 lb 43 +339 lb 61 +487 lb 81 +644 lb
250 13 +102 lb 26 +214 lb 42 +348 lb 60 +499 lb 80 +659 lb
260 13 +107 lb 26 +221 lb 42 +357 lb 59 +510 lb 78 +672 lb
270 13 +112 lb 26 +228 lb 41 +366 lb 58 +521 lb 77 +685 lb
280 13 +116 lb 26 +234 lb 41 +374 lb 57 +532 lb 75 +698 lb
290 13 +120 lb 25 +240 lb 40 +382 lb 57 +542 lb 74 +709 lb
300 13 +123 lb 25 +245 lb 39 +390 lb 56 +551 lb 73 +721 lb
310 13 +127 lb 25 +251 lb 39 +397 lb 55 +560 lb 71 +732 lb

These male standards are based on 7,000 filtered lifts.

Female Push Ups Standards (lb)

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
100 < 1 -23 lb 7 +17 lb 21 +68 lb 39 +128 lb 58 +193 lb
110 < 1 -21 lb 7 +22 lb 21 +75 lb 38 +138 lb 57 +206 lb
120 < 1 -19 lb 8 +26 lb 21 +82 lb 37 +147 lb 55 +217 lb
130 < 1 -18 lb 8 +29 lb 21 +88 lb 36 +155 lb 53 +228 lb
140 < 1 -17 lb 8 +32 lb 20 +93 lb 35 +162 lb 51 +237 lb
150 < 1 -16 lb 8 +35 lb 20 +97 lb 34 +169 lb 50 +246 lb
160 < 1 -16 lb 8 +37 lb 19 +101 lb 33 +175 lb 48 +253 lb
170 < 1 -16 lb 8 +39 lb 19 +105 lb 32 +180 lb 46 +260 lb
180 < 1 -16 lb 8 +40 lb 18 +108 lb 31 +185 lb 45 +267 lb
190 < 1 -17 lb 8 +41 lb 18 +111 lb 30 +189 lb 44 +272 lb
200 < 1 -17 lb 8 +42 lb 17 +113 lb 29 +193 lb 42 +278 lb
210 < 1 -18 lb 8 +42 lb 17 +115 lb 29 +196 lb 41 +282 lb
220 < 1 -19 lb 7 +43 lb 16 +116 lb 28 +199 lb 40 +286 lb
230 < 1 -21 lb 7 +43 lb 16 +118 lb 27 +202 lb 38 +290 lb
240 < 1 -22 lb 7 +42 lb 15 +118 lb 26 +204 lb 37 +294 lb
250 < 1 -24 lb 7 +42 lb 15 +119 lb 25 +206 lb 36 +296 lb
260 < 1 -26 lb 6 +41 lb 14 +119 lb 24 +207 lb 35 +299 lb

These female standards are based on 1,000 filtered lifts.

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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