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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 32,000 lifts by Strength Level users.

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Male Chest Press Standards (lb)

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
110 40 x0.36 78 x0.71 131 x1.19 198 x1.8 274 x2.49
120 47 x0.39 88 x0.73 144 x1.2 213 x1.78 292 x2.44
130 54 x0.42 97 x0.75 156 x1.2 228 x1.75 310 x2.38
140 61 x0.44 107 x0.76 168 x1.2 242 x1.73 326 x2.33
150 68 x0.46 116 x0.77 179 x1.19 256 x1.71 342 x2.28
160 75 x0.47 125 x0.78 190 x1.19 269 x1.68 357 x2.23
170 82 x0.48 133 x0.78 200 x1.18 281 x1.65 371 x2.18
180 88 x0.49 142 x0.79 211 x1.17 293 x1.63 385 x2.14
190 95 x0.5 150 x0.79 221 x1.16 305 x1.61 399 x2.1
200 101 x0.51 158 x0.79 230 x1.15 316 x1.58 411 x2.06
210 107 x0.51 165 x0.79 239 x1.14 327 x1.56 424 x2.02
220 113 x0.52 173 x0.79 248 x1.13 338 x1.54 436 x1.98
230 119 x0.52 180 x0.78 257 x1.12 348 x1.51 447 x1.95
240 125 x0.52 187 x0.78 266 x1.11 358 x1.49 459 x1.91
250 131 x0.52 194 x0.78 274 x1.1 368 x1.47 470 x1.88
260 137 x0.53 201 x0.77 282 x1.09 377 x1.45 480 x1.85
270 142 x0.53 208 x0.77 290 x1.08 386 x1.43 491 x1.82
280 148 x0.53 215 x0.77 298 x1.06 395 x1.41 501 x1.79
290 153 x0.53 221 x0.76 306 x1.05 404 x1.39 511 x1.76
300 158 x0.53 227 x0.76 313 x1.04 413 x1.38 520 x1.73
310 164 x0.53 234 x0.75 320 x1.03 421 x1.36 530 x1.71
All 76 131 203 292 392

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

Female Chest Press Standards (lb)

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
90 12 x0.14 32 x0.35 62 x0.68 102 x1.13 149 x1.65
100 14 x0.14 35 x0.35 67 x0.67 108 x1.08 157 x1.57
110 17 x0.15 39 x0.35 71 x0.65 114 x1.03 164 x1.49
120 19 x0.16 42 x0.35 76 x0.63 119 x1 170 x1.42
130 21 x0.16 45 x0.35 80 x0.61 125 x0.96 177 x1.36
140 23 x0.16 48 x0.34 84 x0.6 130 x0.93 183 x1.3
150 25 x0.17 51 x0.34 88 x0.58 134 x0.9 188 x1.25
160 27 x0.17 54 x0.33 91 x0.57 139 x0.87 193 x1.21
170 29 x0.17 56 x0.33 95 x0.56 143 x0.84 198 x1.17
180 31 x0.17 59 x0.33 98 x0.54 147 x0.82 203 x1.13
190 32 x0.17 61 x0.32 101 x0.53 151 x0.79 208 x1.09
200 34 x0.17 64 x0.32 104 x0.52 155 x0.77 212 x1.06
210 36 x0.17 66 x0.31 107 x0.51 158 x0.75 216 x1.03
220 38 x0.17 68 x0.31 110 x0.5 162 x0.74 220 x1
230 39 x0.17 70 x0.31 113 x0.49 165 x0.72 224 x0.98
240 41 x0.17 73 x0.3 116 x0.48 168 x0.7 228 x0.95
250 42 x0.17 75 x0.3 118 x0.47 172 x0.69 232 x0.93
260 44 x0.17 77 x0.29 121 x0.46 175 x0.67 235 x0.91
All 23 49 86 135 190

These female standards were last updated a month 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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