Behind The Neck Press

Behind The Neck Press Standards

Measured in lb

Behind The Neck Press strength standards help you to compare your one-rep max lift with other lifters at your bodyweight.

Our community Behind The Neck Press standards are based on 29,000 lifts by Strength Level users
Behind The Neck Press

Male Behind The Neck Press Standards (lb)

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Strength Level Weight
Beginner 51 lb
Novice 90 lb
Intermediate 143 lb
Advanced 209 lb
Elite 283 lb
Strength Level Bodyweight Ratio
Beginner 0.25x
Novice 0.50x
Intermediate 0.75x
Advanced 1.25x
Elite 1.50x

How much should I be able to Behind The Neck Press? (lb)

What is the average Behind The Neck Press? The average Behind The Neck Press weight for a male lifter is 143 lb (1RM). This makes you Intermediate on Strength Level and is a very impressive lift.

What is a good Behind The Neck Press? Male beginners should aim to lift 51 lb (1RM) which is still impressive compared to the general population.

Barbell weights include the weight of the bar, normally 20 kg / 44 lb.

By Weight and Age

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
110 18 40 73 115 164
120 23 48 83 128 180
130 29 56 94 141 195
140 35 64 104 153 209
150 41 72 114 165 223
160 47 80 123 177 237
170 52 87 133 188 250
180 58 95 142 199 263
190 64 102 151 210 275
200 70 109 160 220 287
210 76 117 169 231 298
220 82 124 177 240 310
230 87 131 185 250 321
240 93 137 194 259 331
250 98 144 202 269 342
260 104 151 209 278 352
270 109 157 217 286 361
280 114 164 224 295 371
290 120 170 232 303 381
300 125 176 239 311 390
310 130 182 246 320 399
Age Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
15 43 77 122 178 241
20 50 88 140 204 275
25 51 90 143 209 283
30 51 90 143 209 283
35 51 90 143 209 283
40 51 90 143 209 283
45 48 86 136 198 268
50 45 80 128 186 252
55 42 74 118 172 233
60 38 68 108 157 212
65 35 61 97 142 192
70 31 55 87 127 172
75 28 49 78 114 154
80 25 44 70 102 138
85 22 39 63 91 123
90 20 36 56 82 111

How many sets and reps of Behind The Neck Press should I do?

These are the most popular Behind The Neck Press workouts done by male lifters:

3x10 10%
3x8 8%
2x10 8%
4x12 6%
3x3 5%

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Female Behind The Neck Press Standards (lb)

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Strength Level Weight
Beginner 30 lb
Novice 49 lb
Intermediate 75 lb
Advanced 106 lb
Elite 140 lb
Strength Level Bodyweight Ratio
Beginner 0.20x
Novice 0.35x
Intermediate 0.50x
Advanced 0.75x
Elite 0.95x

How much should I be able to Behind The Neck Press? (lb)

What is the average Behind The Neck Press? The average Behind The Neck Press weight for a female lifter is 75 lb (1RM). This makes you Intermediate on Strength Level and is a very impressive lift.

What is a good Behind The Neck Press? Female beginners should aim to lift 30 lb (1RM) which is still impressive compared to the general population.

Barbell weights include the weight of the bar, normally 20 kg / 44 lb.

By Weight and Age

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
90 17 31 51 75 103
100 20 35 56 81 110
110 23 39 61 87 117
120 26 43 65 92 123
130 28 46 69 97 129
140 31 49 73 102 134
150 33 52 77 107 139
160 36 56 81 111 144
170 38 58 84 115 149
180 40 61 88 119 153
190 43 64 91 123 158
200 45 67 94 127 162
210 47 69 97 130 166
220 49 72 100 134 170
230 51 74 103 137 174
240 53 77 106 140 177
250 55 79 109 143 181
260 57 81 111 146 184
Age Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
15 25 42 64 90 120
20 29 48 73 103 137
25 30 49 75 106 140
30 30 49 75 106 140
35 30 49 75 106 140
40 30 49 75 106 140
45 28 47 71 100 133
50 27 44 67 94 125
55 25 41 62 87 116
60 22 37 56 80 105
65 20 33 51 72 95
70 18 30 46 65 86
75 16 27 41 58 76
80 15 24 37 52 68
85 13 22 33 46 61
90 12 19 29 42 55

How many sets and reps of Behind The Neck Press should I do?

These are the most popular Behind The Neck Press workouts done by female lifters:

3x8 16%
3x10 16%
3x12 10%
4x12 10%
3x5 6%

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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.