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Barbell Curl Standards (lb)

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

Our barbell curl standards are based on 848,000 lifts by Strength Level users.

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Male Barbell Curl Standards (lb)

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
110 20 x0.18 39 x0.36 67 x0.61 102 x0.92 142 x1.29
120 23 x0.19 44 x0.37 73 x0.61 110 x0.91 151 x1.26
130 27 x0.21 49 x0.38 79 x0.61 117 x0.9 160 x1.23
140 30 x0.22 54 x0.38 85 x0.61 124 x0.89 169 x1.2
150 34 x0.23 58 x0.39 91 x0.61 131 x0.88 177 x1.18
160 37 x0.23 63 x0.39 97 x0.61 138 x0.86 184 x1.15
170 41 x0.24 67 x0.4 102 x0.6 145 x0.85 192 x1.13
180 44 x0.24 72 x0.4 108 x0.6 151 x0.84 199 x1.11
190 47 x0.25 76 x0.4 113 x0.59 157 x0.83 206 x1.08
200 50 x0.25 80 x0.4 118 x0.59 163 x0.81 213 x1.06
210 54 x0.26 84 x0.4 122 x0.58 168 x0.8 219 x1.04
220 57 x0.26 88 x0.4 127 x0.58 174 x0.79 225 x1.02
230 60 x0.26 91 x0.4 132 x0.57 179 x0.78 231 x1.01
240 63 x0.26 95 x0.4 136 x0.57 184 x0.77 237 x0.99
250 66 x0.26 99 x0.39 140 x0.56 189 x0.76 243 x0.97
260 69 x0.26 102 x0.39 144 x0.56 194 x0.75 248 x0.95
270 71 x0.26 106 x0.39 149 x0.55 199 x0.74 254 x0.94
280 74 x0.26 109 x0.39 153 x0.54 203 x0.73 259 x0.92
290 77 x0.27 112 x0.39 156 x0.54 208 x0.72 264 x0.91
300 80 x0.27 116 x0.38 160 x0.53 212 x0.71 269 x0.9
310 82 x0.27 119 x0.38 164 x0.53 217 x0.7 274 x0.88
All 38 66 103 149 201

These male standards were last updated yesterday and are based on 285,000 filtered lifts.

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

Female Barbell Curl Standards (lb)

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
90 7 x0.08 19 x0.21 37 x0.42 62 x0.69 92 x1.02
100 9 x0.09 21 x0.21 41 x0.41 67 x0.67 98 x0.98
110 10 x0.09 24 x0.22 44 x0.4 71 x0.65 103 x0.94
120 12 x0.1 26 x0.22 48 x0.4 75 x0.63 108 x0.9
130 13 x0.1 29 x0.22 51 x0.39 79 x0.61 112 x0.86
140 15 x0.11 31 x0.22 54 x0.38 83 x0.59 117 x0.83
150 16 x0.11 33 x0.22 56 x0.38 86 x0.58 121 x0.81
160 18 x0.11 35 x0.22 59 x0.37 90 x0.56 125 x0.78
170 19 x0.11 37 x0.22 62 x0.36 93 x0.55 128 x0.76
180 20 x0.11 39 x0.22 64 x0.36 96 x0.53 132 x0.73
190 22 x0.11 41 x0.21 66 x0.35 99 x0.52 135 x0.71
200 23 x0.12 42 x0.21 69 x0.34 101 x0.51 139 x0.69
210 24 x0.12 44 x0.21 71 x0.34 104 x0.5 142 x0.67
220 26 x0.12 46 x0.21 73 x0.33 107 x0.49 145 x0.66
230 27 x0.12 48 x0.21 75 x0.33 109 x0.48 148 x0.64
240 28 x0.12 49 x0.2 77 x0.32 112 x0.47 151 x0.63
250 29 x0.12 51 x0.2 79 x0.32 114 x0.46 153 x0.61
260 31 x0.12 52 x0.2 81 x0.31 116 x0.45 156 x0.6
All 14 31 54 85 120

These female standards were last updated yesterday and are based on 30,000 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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