Powerlifting Standards

Measured in lb

Powerlifting strength standards help you compare your one-rep max lifts in bench press, squat and deadlift (conventional or sumo) with other lifters at your bodyweight.

Male Powerlifting Standards (lb)

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
110 292 394 518 658 808
120 334 443 573 721 877
130 375 490 627 781 943
140 415 535 678 838 1006
150 454 580 728 894 1067
160 492 623 777 947 1125
170 530 665 823 999 1182
180 566 706 869 1049 1236
190 602 746 913 1097 1288
200 637 784 956 1144 1339
210 671 822 997 1189 1388
220 704 859 1038 1233 1436
230 737 895 1077 1276 1482
240 769 930 1116 1318 1527
250 800 964 1153 1359 1571
260 830 998 1190 1399 1614
270 860 1031 1226 1438 1655
280 890 1063 1261 1475 1696
290 918 1094 1295 1512 1736
300 947 1125 1328 1549 1775
310 974 1155 1361 1584 1812
All 507 669 863 1081 1313

Female Powerlifting Standards (lb)

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
90 188 265 361 472 591
100 208 289 389 503 626
110 226 311 414 532 658
120 244 332 438 559 688
130 261 352 461 585 717
140 278 371 482 609 744
150 293 389 503 632 769
160 308 406 523 654 793
170 323 422 541 675 816
180 337 438 559 695 838
190 350 454 577 714 859
200 363 468 593 733 880
210 375 483 609 750 899
220 388 496 625 768 918
230 399 510 640 784 936
240 411 523 654 800 953
250 422 535 668 816 970
260 433 547 682 831 987
All 271 371 492 630 778

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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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