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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 39,000 lifts by Strength Level users.

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Male Chest Press Standards (lb)

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
110 39 x0.36 77 x0.7 130 x1.18 196 x1.78 273 x2.48
120 47 x0.39 87 x0.72 142 x1.19 212 x1.76 291 x2.42
130 54 x0.41 96 x0.74 155 x1.19 227 x1.74 308 x2.37
140 61 x0.43 106 x0.75 166 x1.19 241 x1.72 324 x2.32
150 67 x0.45 115 x0.76 178 x1.18 254 x1.7 340 x2.27
160 74 x0.46 124 x0.77 189 x1.18 267 x1.67 355 x2.22
170 81 x0.48 132 x0.78 199 x1.17 280 x1.65 370 x2.17
180 87 x0.49 140 x0.78 209 x1.16 292 x1.62 383 x2.13
190 94 x0.49 149 x0.78 219 x1.15 303 x1.6 397 x2.09
200 100 x0.5 156 x0.78 229 x1.14 315 x1.57 410 x2.05
210 106 x0.51 164 x0.78 238 x1.13 326 x1.55 422 x2.01
220 112 x0.51 172 x0.78 247 x1.12 336 x1.53 434 x1.97
230 118 x0.51 179 x0.78 256 x1.11 346 x1.51 446 x1.94
240 124 x0.52 186 x0.78 264 x1.1 356 x1.48 457 x1.9
250 130 x0.52 193 x0.77 273 x1.09 366 x1.46 468 x1.87
260 136 x0.52 200 x0.77 281 x1.08 375 x1.44 479 x1.84
270 141 x0.52 207 x0.77 289 x1.07 385 x1.42 489 x1.81
280 147 x0.52 213 x0.76 297 x1.06 394 x1.41 499 x1.78
290 152 x0.52 220 x0.76 304 x1.05 402 x1.39 509 x1.75
300 157 x0.52 226 x0.75 312 x1.04 411 x1.37 518 x1.73
310 162 x0.52 232 x0.75 319 x1.03 419 x1.35 528 x1.7
All 75 129 201 290 390

These male standards were last updated 3 days ago and are based on 14,000 filtered lifts.

Female Chest Press Standards (lb)

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
90 13 x0.14 32 x0.36 62 x0.69 102 x1.13 149 x1.65
100 15 x0.15 35 x0.35 67 x0.67 108 x1.08 156 x1.56
110 17 x0.15 38 x0.35 71 x0.64 113 x1.03 162 x1.47
120 19 x0.16 41 x0.35 75 x0.62 118 x0.98 168 x1.4
130 21 x0.16 44 x0.34 79 x0.6 123 x0.94 174 x1.34
140 22 x0.16 47 x0.33 82 x0.59 127 x0.91 179 x1.28
150 24 x0.16 49 x0.33 85 x0.57 131 x0.88 184 x1.23
160 26 x0.16 52 x0.32 89 x0.55 135 x0.85 189 x1.18
170 28 x0.16 54 x0.32 92 x0.54 139 x0.82 193 x1.14
180 29 x0.16 57 x0.31 95 x0.53 143 x0.79 198 x1.1
190 31 x0.16 59 x0.31 98 x0.51 146 x0.77 202 x1.06
200 32 x0.16 61 x0.3 100 x0.5 150 x0.75 206 x1.03
210 34 x0.16 63 x0.3 103 x0.49 153 x0.73 209 x1
220 35 x0.16 65 x0.3 105 x0.48 156 x0.71 213 x0.97
230 37 x0.16 67 x0.29 108 x0.47 159 x0.69 216 x0.94
240 38 x0.16 69 x0.29 110 x0.46 162 x0.67 220 x0.92
250 40 x0.16 71 x0.28 113 x0.45 164 x0.66 223 x0.89
260 41 x0.16 72 x0.28 115 x0.44 167 x0.64 226 x0.87
All 23 48 85 132 186

These female standards were last updated 3 days ago and are based on 1,000 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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