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 509,474 lifts by Strength Level users
Chest Press

Male Chest Press Standards (kg)

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Strength LevelWeight
Beginner32 kg
Novice57 kg
Intermediate90 kg
Advanced131 kg
Elite177 kg

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

BWBeg.Nov.Int.Adv.Elite
5017355990126
5521396598135
60244471105143
65274877112151
70315382118159
75345787124166
80376192130173
85406597136179
904368102142186
954672106147192
1004976111152198
1055179115157203
1105483119162209
1155786123166214
1206089127171219
1256292130175224
1306595134179229
1356798138184233
14070101141188238

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

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

3x10 23%
3x12 11%
3x8 9%
4x10 8%
4x12 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.