Chest Press

Chest Press Standards

Measured in kg

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

Our community Chest Press standards are based on 315,000 lifts by Strength Level users
Chest Press

Male Chest Press Standards (kg)

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Strength Level Weight
Beginner 32 kg
Novice 57 kg
Intermediate 90 kg
Advanced 131 kg
Elite 177 kg
Strength Level Bodyweight Ratio
Beginner 0.50x
Novice 0.75x
Intermediate 1.25x
Advanced 1.75x
Elite 2.25x

How much should I be able to Chest Press? (kg)

What is the average Chest Press? The average Chest Press weight for a male lifter is 90 kg (1RM). This makes you Intermediate on Strength Level and is a very impressive lift.

What is a good Chest Press? Male beginners should aim to lift 32 kg (1RM) which is still impressive compared to the general population.

By Weight and Age

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
50 17 35 59 90 126
55 21 39 65 98 135
60 24 44 71 105 143
65 27 48 77 112 151
70 31 53 82 118 159
75 34 57 87 124 166
80 37 61 92 130 173
85 40 65 97 136 179
90 43 68 102 142 186
95 46 72 106 147 192
100 49 76 111 152 198
105 51 79 115 157 203
110 54 83 119 162 209
115 57 86 123 166 214
120 60 89 127 171 219
125 62 92 130 175 224
130 65 95 134 179 229
135 67 98 138 184 233
140 70 101 141 188 238
Age Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
15 28 48 77 111 150
20 31 55 88 127 172
25 32 57 90 131 177
30 32 57 90 131 177
35 32 57 90 131 177
40 32 57 90 131 177
45 31 54 85 124 168
50 29 51 80 116 157
55 27 47 74 108 145
60 24 43 68 98 133
65 22 39 61 89 120
70 20 35 55 80 108
75 18 31 49 71 96
80 16 28 44 64 86
85 14 25 39 57 77
90 13 22 35 51 69

How many sets and reps of Chest Press should I do?

These are the most popular Chest Press workouts done by male lifters:

3x10 24%
3x12 10%
3x8 9%
4x10 8%
4x12 4%

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Female Chest Press Standards (kg)

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Strength Level Weight
Beginner 10 kg
Novice 21 kg
Intermediate 38 kg
Advanced 59 kg
Elite 84 kg
Strength Level Bodyweight Ratio
Beginner 0.15x
Novice 0.30x
Intermediate 0.55x
Advanced 0.90x
Elite 1.25x

How much should I be able to Chest Press? (kg)

What is the average Chest Press? The average Chest Press weight for a female lifter is 38 kg (1RM). This makes you Intermediate on Strength Level and is a very impressive lift.

What is a good Chest Press? Female beginners should aim to lift 10 kg (1RM) which is still impressive compared to the general population.

By Weight and Age

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
40 5 14 28 46 68
45 6 16 30 49 71
50 7 17 32 52 74
55 8 18 34 54 77
60 9 20 36 56 80
65 10 21 37 58 82
70 11 22 39 60 85
75 11 23 40 62 87
80 12 24 42 64 89
85 13 25 43 65 91
90 14 26 44 67 93
95 14 27 45 68 94
100 15 28 47 70 96
105 16 29 48 71 98
110 16 30 49 72 99
115 17 31 50 74 101
120 17 32 51 75 102
Age Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
15 8 18 32 51 72
20 9 20 37 58 82
25 10 21 38 59 84
30 10 21 38 59 84
35 10 21 38 59 84
40 10 21 38 59 84
45 9 20 36 56 80
50 9 19 34 53 75
55 8 17 31 49 70
60 7 16 28 45 63
65 7 14 26 40 57
70 6 13 23 36 51
75 5 11 21 32 46
80 5 10 18 29 41
85 4 9 16 26 37
90 4 8 15 23 33

How many sets and reps of Chest Press should I do?

These are the most popular Chest Press workouts done by female lifters:

3x10 17%
3x15 15%
3x12 11%
3x8 10%
4x10 5%

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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.