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Chest Press Standards (lb)

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

Our chest press standards are based on 111,000 lifts by Strength Level users.

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Male Chest Press Standards (lb)

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
110 41 x0.37 79 x0.72 132 x1.2 199 x1.81 275 x2.5
120 48 x0.4 88 x0.74 144 x1.2 214 x1.78 293 x2.44
130 55 x0.42 98 x0.75 156 x1.2 228 x1.75 310 x2.38
140 61 x0.44 107 x0.76 167 x1.2 242 x1.73 326 x2.33
150 68 x0.45 115 x0.77 178 x1.19 255 x1.7 341 x2.27
160 75 x0.47 124 x0.77 189 x1.18 268 x1.67 355 x2.22
170 81 x0.48 132 x0.78 199 x1.17 280 x1.64 369 x2.17
180 87 x0.49 140 x0.78 209 x1.16 291 x1.62 383 x2.13
190 94 x0.49 148 x0.78 218 x1.15 303 x1.59 396 x2.08
200 100 x0.5 156 x0.78 228 x1.14 313 x1.57 408 x2.04
210 106 x0.5 163 x0.78 237 x1.13 324 x1.54 420 x2
220 111 x0.51 170 x0.77 245 x1.12 334 x1.52 432 x1.96
230 117 x0.51 177 x0.77 254 x1.1 344 x1.5 443 x1.92
240 123 x0.51 184 x0.77 262 x1.09 354 x1.47 454 x1.89
250 128 x0.51 191 x0.76 270 x1.08 363 x1.45 464 x1.86
260 134 x0.51 198 x0.76 278 x1.07 372 x1.43 474 x1.82
270 139 x0.51 204 x0.76 286 x1.06 381 x1.41 484 x1.79
280 144 x0.52 210 x0.75 293 x1.05 389 x1.39 494 x1.76
290 149 x0.52 217 x0.75 300 x1.04 398 x1.37 504 x1.74
300 154 x0.51 223 x0.74 308 x1.02 406 x1.35 513 x1.71
310 159 x0.51 229 x0.74 314 x1.01 414 x1.34 522 x1.68
All 75 129 201 290 389

These male standards were last updated a week ago and are based on 31,000 filtered lifts.

Female Chest Press Standards (lb)

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
90 13 x0.14 33 x0.37 64 x0.71 106 x1.17 155 x1.72
100 15 x0.15 36 x0.36 68 x0.68 111 x1.11 161 x1.61
110 17 x0.15 39 x0.35 72 x0.66 116 x1.05 167 x1.52
120 19 x0.15 42 x0.35 76 x0.63 121 x1.01 173 x1.44
130 20 x0.16 44 x0.34 80 x0.61 125 x0.96 178 x1.37
140 22 x0.16 47 x0.33 83 x0.59 129 x0.92 183 x1.31
150 24 x0.16 49 x0.33 86 x0.57 133 x0.89 187 x1.25
160 25 x0.16 51 x0.32 89 x0.56 137 x0.85 192 x1.2
170 27 x0.16 54 x0.31 92 x0.54 140 x0.82 196 x1.15
180 28 x0.16 56 x0.31 94 x0.52 143 x0.8 200 x1.11
190 30 x0.16 58 x0.3 97 x0.51 147 x0.77 204 x1.07
200 31 x0.15 60 x0.3 100 x0.5 150 x0.75 207 x1.04
210 32 x0.15 61 x0.29 102 x0.49 153 x0.73 211 x1
220 34 x0.15 63 x0.29 104 x0.47 156 x0.71 214 x0.97
230 35 x0.15 65 x0.28 107 x0.46 158 x0.69 217 x0.94
240 36 x0.15 67 x0.28 109 x0.45 161 x0.67 220 x0.92
250 37 x0.15 68 x0.27 111 x0.44 163 x0.65 223 x0.89
260 38 x0.15 70 x0.27 113 x0.43 166 x0.64 226 x0.87
All 22 48 85 133 189

These female standards were last updated a week ago and are based on 4,000 filtered lifts.

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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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