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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 64,000 lifts by Strength Level users.

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Male Chest Press Standards (lb)

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
110 40 x0.36 77 x0.7 130 x1.18 197 x1.79 274 x2.49
120 47 x0.39 87 x0.73 143 x1.19 212 x1.77 292 x2.43
130 54 x0.41 97 x0.74 155 x1.19 227 x1.75 309 x2.38
140 61 x0.43 106 x0.76 167 x1.19 241 x1.72 325 x2.32
150 68 x0.45 115 x0.77 178 x1.19 255 x1.7 341 x2.27
160 74 x0.46 124 x0.77 189 x1.18 268 x1.67 356 x2.22
170 81 x0.48 132 x0.78 199 x1.17 280 x1.65 370 x2.18
180 87 x0.49 141 x0.78 210 x1.16 292 x1.62 384 x2.13
190 94 x0.49 149 x0.78 219 x1.15 304 x1.6 397 x2.09
200 100 x0.5 156 x0.78 229 x1.14 315 x1.58 410 x2.05
210 106 x0.51 164 x0.78 238 x1.13 326 x1.55 423 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 x1.11 347 x1.51 446 x1.94
240 124 x0.52 186 x0.78 264 x1.1 357 x1.49 457 x1.91
250 130 x0.52 193 x0.77 273 x1.09 366 x1.46 468 x1.87
260 135 x0.52 200 x0.77 281 x1.08 376 x1.44 479 x1.84
270 141 x0.52 207 x0.77 289 x1.07 385 x1.42 489 x1.81
280 146 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 x1.76
300 157 x0.52 226 x0.75 311 x1.04 411 x1.37 519 x1.73
310 162 x0.52 232 x0.75 319 x1.03 419 x1.35 528 x1.7
All 75 129 202 291 391

These male standards were last updated 4 days ago and are based on 23,000 filtered lifts.

Female Chest Press Standards (lb)

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
90 13 x0.14 32 x0.36 63 x0.7 104 x1.16 153 x1.7
100 15 x0.15 36 x0.36 68 x0.68 110 x1.1 160 x1.6
110 17 x0.15 39 x0.35 72 x0.65 115 x1.05 166 x1.51
120 18 x0.15 42 x0.35 76 x0.63 120 x1 172 x1.43
130 20 x0.16 44 x0.34 79 x0.61 125 x0.96 177 x1.36
140 22 x0.16 47 x0.34 83 x0.59 129 x0.92 183 x1.3
150 24 x0.16 49 x0.33 86 x0.58 133 x0.89 188 x1.25
160 26 x0.16 52 x0.32 89 x0.56 137 x0.86 192 x1.2
170 27 x0.16 54 x0.32 92 x0.54 141 x0.83 197 x1.16
180 29 x0.16 56 x0.31 95 x0.53 145 x0.8 201 x1.12
190 30 x0.16 59 x0.31 98 x0.52 148 x0.78 205 x1.08
200 32 x0.16 61 x0.3 101 x0.5 151 x0.76 209 x1.04
210 33 x0.16 63 x0.3 103 x0.49 154 x0.74 212 x1.01
220 35 x0.16 65 x0.29 106 x0.48 157 x0.72 216 x0.98
230 36 x0.16 67 x0.29 108 x0.47 160 x0.7 219 x0.95
240 37 x0.16 68 x0.28 111 x0.46 163 x0.68 223 x0.93
250 39 x0.15 70 x0.28 113 x0.45 166 x0.66 226 x0.9
260 40 x0.15 72 x0.28 115 x0.44 169 x0.65 229 x0.88
All 22 48 85 134 189

These female standards were last updated 4 days 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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