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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 116,000 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 x0.7 131 x1.19 199 x1.81 276 x2.51
120 46 x0.38 87 x0.72 143 x1.19 214 x1.78 294 x2.45
130 53 x0.41 96 x0.74 155 x1.19 228 x1.75 311 x2.39
140 59 x0.42 105 x0.75 166 x1.19 241 x1.72 326 x2.33
150 66 x0.44 113 x0.76 177 x1.18 255 x1.7 342 x2.28
160 72 x0.45 122 x0.76 187 x1.17 267 x1.67 356 x2.23
170 79 x0.46 130 x0.76 197 x1.16 279 x1.64 370 x2.18
180 85 x0.47 138 x0.77 207 x1.15 291 x1.61 383 x2.13
190 91 x0.48 146 x0.77 217 x1.14 302 x1.59 396 x2.08
200 97 x0.48 153 x0.77 226 x1.13 312 x1.56 408 x2.04
210 103 x0.49 161 x0.76 235 x1.12 323 x1.54 420 x2
220 109 x0.49 168 x0.76 243 x1.11 333 x1.51 432 x1.96
230 114 x0.5 175 x0.76 252 x1.09 343 x1.49 443 x1.93
240 120 x0.5 181 x0.76 260 x1.08 352 x1.47 454 x1.89
250 125 x0.5 188 x0.75 268 x1.07 362 x1.45 464 x1.86
260 130 x0.5 195 x0.75 276 x1.06 371 x1.43 474 x1.82
270 136 x0.5 201 x0.74 283 x1.05 379 x1.4 484 x1.79
280 141 x0.5 207 x0.74 290 x1.04 388 x1.39 494 x1.76
290 146 x0.5 213 x0.74 298 x1.03 396 x1.37 503 x1.74
300 151 x0.5 219 x0.73 305 x1.02 404 x1.35 512 x1.71
310 156 x0.5 225 x0.73 312 x1.01 412 x1.33 521 x1.68
All 73 127 200 289 389

These male standards were last updated 2 weeks ago and are based on 26,000 filtered lifts.

Female Chest Press Standards (lb)

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
90 12 x0.14 33 x0.36 64 x0.71 106 x1.18 156 x1.74
100 14 x0.14 36 x0.36 68 x0.68 111 x1.11 162 x1.62
110 16 x0.14 38 x0.35 72 x0.65 116 x1.05 168 x1.53
120 18 x0.15 41 x0.34 75 x0.63 120 x1 173 x1.44
130 19 x0.15 43 x0.33 78 x0.6 124 x0.96 178 x1.37
140 21 x0.15 45 x0.32 81 x0.58 128 x0.92 183 x1.3
150 22 x0.15 47 x0.32 84 x0.56 132 x0.88 187 x1.25
160 23 x0.15 49 x0.31 87 x0.54 135 x0.84 191 x1.19
170 25 x0.15 51 x0.3 90 x0.53 138 x0.81 195 x1.15
180 26 x0.14 53 x0.3 92 x0.51 141 x0.79 198 x1.1
190 27 x0.14 55 x0.29 94 x0.5 144 x0.76 202 x1.06
200 29 x0.14 57 x0.28 97 x0.48 147 x0.74 205 x1.03
210 30 x0.14 59 x0.28 99 x0.47 150 x0.71 208 x0.99
220 31 x0.14 60 x0.27 101 x0.46 153 x0.69 211 x0.96
230 32 x0.14 62 x0.27 103 x0.45 155 x0.67 214 x0.93
240 33 x0.14 63 x0.26 105 x0.44 157 x0.66 217 x0.91
250 34 x0.14 65 x0.26 107 x0.43 160 x0.64 220 x0.88
260 35 x0.14 66 x0.25 109 x0.42 162 x0.62 223 x0.86
All 21 46 84 132 188

These female standards were last updated 2 weeks ago and are based on 3,000 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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