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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 20,000 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 x0.7 130 x1.18 197 x1.79 274 x2.49
120 47 x0.39 87 x0.73 143 x1.19 213 x1.77 292 x2.43
130 54 x0.41 97 x0.74 155 x1.19 228 x1.75 309 x2.38
140 61 x0.43 106 x0.76 167 x1.19 242 x1.73 326 x2.33
150 68 x0.45 115 x0.77 179 x1.19 256 x1.7 342 x2.28
160 75 x0.47 124 x0.78 190 x1.18 269 x1.68 357 x2.23
170 81 x0.48 133 x0.78 200 x1.18 281 x1.65 372 x2.19
180 88 x0.49 141 x0.78 210 x1.17 294 x1.63 386 x2.14
190 94 x0.5 149 x0.79 220 x1.16 305 x1.61 399 x2.1
200 101 x0.5 157 x0.79 230 x1.15 317 x1.58 412 x2.06
210 107 x0.51 165 x0.79 240 x1.14 328 x1.56 425 x2.02
220 113 x0.51 173 x0.79 249 x1.13 338 x1.54 437 x1.99
230 119 x0.52 180 x0.78 258 x1.12 349 x1.52 448 x1.95
240 125 x0.52 187 x0.78 266 x1.11 359 x1.49 460 x1.92
250 131 x0.52 195 x0.78 275 x1.1 369 x1.47 471 x1.88
260 137 x0.53 201 x0.77 283 x1.09 378 x1.45 482 x1.85
270 142 x0.53 208 x0.77 291 x1.08 387 x1.43 492 x1.82
280 148 x0.53 215 x0.77 299 x1.07 396 x1.42 502 x1.79
290 153 x0.53 221 x0.76 306 x1.06 405 x1.4 512 x1.77
300 159 x0.53 228 x0.76 314 x1.05 414 x1.38 522 x1.74
310 164 x0.53 234 x0.76 321 x1.04 422 x1.36 531 x1.71
All 76 130 203 293 393

These male standards were last updated 1 hours ago and are based on 8,000 filtered lifts.

Female Chest Press Standards (lb)

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
90 14 x0.15 33 x0.37 63 x0.7 102 x1.13 148 x1.65
100 16 x0.16 37 x0.37 68 x0.68 108 x1.08 155 x1.55
110 18 x0.17 40 x0.36 72 x0.65 113 x1.03 162 x1.47
120 20 x0.17 43 x0.36 76 x0.63 119 x0.99 168 x1.4
130 22 x0.17 46 x0.35 80 x0.62 123 x0.95 173 x1.33
140 24 x0.17 49 x0.35 84 x0.6 128 x0.91 179 x1.28
150 26 x0.17 51 x0.34 87 x0.58 132 x0.88 184 x1.23
160 28 x0.17 54 x0.34 90 x0.56 136 x0.85 189 x1.18
170 30 x0.17 56 x0.33 94 x0.55 140 x0.82 193 x1.14
180 31 x0.17 59 x0.33 97 x0.54 144 x0.8 198 x1.1
190 33 x0.17 61 x0.32 100 x0.52 147 x0.78 202 x1.06
200 35 x0.17 63 x0.32 102 x0.51 151 x0.75 206 x1.03
210 36 x0.17 65 x0.31 105 x0.5 154 x0.73 210 x1
220 38 x0.17 67 x0.31 108 x0.49 157 x0.71 213 x0.97
230 39 x0.17 69 x0.3 110 x0.48 160 x0.7 217 x0.94
240 41 x0.17 71 x0.3 113 x0.47 163 x0.68 220 x0.92
250 42 x0.17 73 x0.29 115 x0.46 166 x0.66 223 x0.89
260 44 x0.17 75 x0.29 117 x0.45 169 x0.65 227 x0.87
All 24 50 86 132 186

These female standards were last updated 1 hours ago and are based on 1,000 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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