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 3,000 lifts by Strength Level users.

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Male Chest Press Standards (lb)

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
110 37 x0.33 75 x0.68 129 x1.17 198 x1.8 278 x2.52
120 44 x0.36 84 x0.7 141 x1.18 213 x1.78 296 x2.46
130 50 x0.39 94 x0.72 153 x1.18 228 x1.75 313 x2.4
140 57 x0.41 102 x0.73 165 x1.18 242 x1.73 329 x2.35
150 63 x0.42 111 x0.74 176 x1.17 255 x1.7 344 x2.29
160 70 x0.44 120 x0.75 186 x1.16 268 x1.67 359 x2.24
170 76 x0.45 128 x0.75 196 x1.16 280 x1.65 373 x2.19
180 82 x0.46 136 x0.75 206 x1.15 292 x1.62 387 x2.15
190 88 x0.46 144 x0.76 216 x1.14 303 x1.59 400 x2.1
200 94 x0.47 151 x0.76 225 x1.13 314 x1.57 412 x2.06
210 100 x0.48 159 x0.76 234 x1.12 325 x1.55 424 x2.02
220 106 x0.48 166 x0.75 243 x1.1 335 x1.52 436 x1.98
230 111 x0.48 173 x0.75 251 x1.09 345 x1.5 448 x1.95
240 117 x0.49 180 x0.75 260 x1.08 354 x1.48 459 x1.91
250 122 x0.49 186 x0.75 268 x1.07 364 x1.46 469 x1.88
260 128 x0.49 193 x0.74 276 x1.06 373 x1.43 480 x1.85
270 133 x0.49 199 x0.74 283 x1.05 382 x1.41 490 x1.81
280 138 x0.49 206 x0.73 291 x1.04 391 x1.4 500 x1.78
290 143 x0.49 212 x0.73 298 x1.03 399 x1.38 509 x1.76
300 148 x0.49 218 x0.73 305 x1.02 408 x1.36 519 x1.73
310 153 x0.49 224 x0.72 312 x1.01 416 x1.34 528 x1.7
All 71 126 201 294 398

These male standards were last updated 6 days ago and are based on 998 filtered lifts.

Female Chest Press Standards (lb)

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
90 16 x0.17 36 x0.41 68 x0.75 108 x1.2 156 x1.74
100 18 x0.18 40 x0.4 73 x0.73 115 x1.15 164 x1.64
110 21 x0.19 44 x0.4 78 x0.7 121 x1.1 171 x1.55
120 23 x0.19 47 x0.39 82 x0.68 126 x1.05 178 x1.48
130 25 x0.19 50 x0.39 86 x0.66 132 x1.01 184 x1.41
140 27 x0.2 53 x0.38 90 x0.64 136 x0.97 190 x1.35
150 29 x0.2 56 x0.38 94 x0.63 141 x0.94 195 x1.3
160 31 x0.2 59 x0.37 98 x0.61 146 x0.91 200 x1.25
170 33 x0.2 62 x0.36 101 x0.59 150 x0.88 205 x1.21
180 35 x0.2 65 x0.36 104 x0.58 154 x0.85 210 x1.17
190 37 x0.2 67 x0.35 108 x0.57 158 x0.83 215 x1.13
200 39 x0.2 70 x0.35 111 x0.55 162 x0.81 219 x1.09
210 41 x0.19 72 x0.34 114 x0.54 165 x0.79 223 x1.06
220 43 x0.19 74 x0.34 117 x0.53 169 x0.77 227 x1.03
230 44 x0.19 76 x0.33 119 x0.52 172 x0.75 231 x1
240 46 x0.19 79 x0.33 122 x0.51 175 x0.73 235 x0.98
250 48 x0.19 81 x0.32 125 x0.5 178 x0.71 238 x0.95
260 49 x0.19 83 x0.32 127 x0.49 181 x0.7 242 x0.93
All 28 56 96 146 204

These female standards were last updated 6 days ago and are based on 143 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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