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 56,000 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 3 +5 lb 20 +77 lb 43 +170 lb 71 +281 lb 101 +404 lb
130 5 +14 lb 21 +90 lb 44 +188 lb 71 +304 lb 100 +431 lb
140 6 +22 lb 23 +103 lb 45 +206 lb 70 +326 lb 99 +458 lb
150 8 +30 lb 24 +115 lb 45 +222 lb 70 +346 lb 97 +482 lb
160 8 +38 lb 24 +127 lb 45 +238 lb 69 +366 lb 95 +505 lb
170 9 +46 lb 25 +138 lb 45 +252 lb 68 +384 lb 94 +527 lb
180 10 +53 lb 25 +149 lb 45 +266 lb 67 +402 lb 92 +548 lb
190 10 +60 lb 26 +159 lb 45 +280 lb 67 +419 lb 90 +568 lb
200 11 +67 lb 26 +168 lb 44 +293 lb 66 +435 lb 89 +587 lb
210 11 +73 lb 26 +178 lb 44 +305 lb 65 +450 lb 87 +605 lb
220 11 +79 lb 26 +186 lb 44 +316 lb 64 +464 lb 85 +622 lb
230 12 +85 lb 26 +195 lb 43 +327 lb 63 +478 lb 84 +638 lb
240 12 +90 lb 26 +203 lb 43 +338 lb 62 +491 lb 82 +654 lb
250 12 +96 lb 26 +210 lb 42 +348 lb 61 +503 lb 81 +668 lb
260 12 +101 lb 26 +217 lb 42 +357 lb 60 +515 lb 79 +683 lb
270 12 +105 lb 25 +224 lb 41 +366 lb 59 +526 lb 78 +696 lb
280 12 +110 lb 25 +231 lb 41 +375 lb 58 +537 lb 76 +709 lb
290 12 +114 lb 25 +237 lb 40 +383 lb 57 +548 lb 75 +722 lb
300 12 +118 lb 25 +243 lb 40 +391 lb 56 +558 lb 74 +733 lb
310 12 +121 lb 25 +248 lb 39 +399 lb 55 +567 lb 73 +745 lb

These male standards are based on 16,000 filtered lifts.

Female Push Ups Standards (lb)

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
100 < 1 -24 lb 6 +15 lb 20 +65 lb 37 +123 lb 56 +187 lb
110 < 1 -21 lb 7 +20 lb 20 +72 lb 37 +133 lb 55 +200 lb
120 < 1 -20 lb 8 +25 lb 20 +79 lb 36 +143 lb 53 +212 lb
130 < 1 -18 lb 8 +29 lb 20 +86 lb 35 +151 lb 52 +223 lb
140 < 1 -17 lb 8 +32 lb 20 +91 lb 35 +159 lb 50 +232 lb
150 < 1 -16 lb 8 +35 lb 20 +96 lb 34 +166 lb 49 +241 lb
160 < 1 -15 lb 8 +37 lb 19 +101 lb 33 +173 lb 47 +249 lb
170 < 1 -14 lb 8 +40 lb 19 +105 lb 32 +178 lb 46 +257 lb
180 < 1 -14 lb 8 +41 lb 18 +108 lb 31 +184 lb 44 +264 lb
190 < 1 -14 lb 8 +43 lb 18 +111 lb 30 +188 lb 43 +270 lb
200 < 1 -15 lb 8 +44 lb 18 +114 lb 29 +192 lb 42 +275 lb
210 < 1 -15 lb 8 +45 lb 17 +116 lb 28 +196 lb 41 +281 lb
220 < 1 -16 lb 8 +45 lb 17 +118 lb 28 +199 lb 39 +285 lb
230 < 1 -17 lb 7 +46 lb 16 +120 lb 27 +202 lb 38 +289 lb
240 < 1 -18 lb 7 +46 lb 16 +121 lb 26 +205 lb 37 +293 lb
250 < 1 -19 lb 7 +45 lb 15 +122 lb 25 +207 lb 36 +296 lb
260 < 1 -21 lb 7 +45 lb 15 +122 lb 25 +209 lb 35 +299 lb

These female standards are based on 2,000 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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