Chin Ups Standards (lb)

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

Our chin ups standards are based on 19,000 lifts by Strength Level users.

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Male Chin Ups Standards (lb)

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
120 < 1 -9 lb 7 +24 lb 16 +63 lb 27 +107 lb 39 +154 lb
130 < 1 -8 lb 8 +27 lb 16 +68 lb 27 +113 lb 38 +161 lb
140 < 1 -7 lb 8 +29 lb 16 +71 lb 26 +119 lb 36 +168 lb
150 < 1 -7 lb 8 +31 lb 15 +75 lb 25 +123 lb 35 +174 lb
160 < 1 -6 lb 8 +33 lb 15 +78 lb 24 +127 lb 34 +179 lb
170 < 1 -6 lb 7 +34 lb 15 +80 lb 24 +131 lb 33 +184 lb
180 < 1 -6 lb 7 +35 lb 14 +82 lb 23 +134 lb 32 +189 lb
190 < 1 -7 lb 7 +35 lb 14 +84 lb 22 +137 lb 31 +192 lb
200 < 1 -8 lb 7 +35 lb 13 +85 lb 21 +139 lb 30 +195 lb
210 < 1 -9 lb 7 +35 lb 13 +86 lb 21 +141 lb 29 +198 lb
220 < 1 -10 lb 6 +35 lb 12 +86 lb 20 +143 lb 28 +201 lb
230 < 1 -12 lb 6 +34 lb 12 +87 lb 19 +144 lb 27 +203 lb
240 < 1 -13 lb 6 +33 lb 11 +87 lb 19 +145 lb 26 +204 lb
250 < 1 -15 lb 6 +32 lb 11 +86 lb 18 +145 lb 25 +206 lb
260 < 1 -17 lb 5 +31 lb 10 +86 lb 17 +145 lb 24 +207 lb
270 < 1 -19 lb 5 +29 lb 10 +85 lb 17 +145 lb 24 +208 lb
280 < 1 -22 lb 5 +28 lb 10 +84 lb 16 +145 lb 23 +208 lb
290 < 1 -24 lb 4 +26 lb 9 +83 lb 15 +145 lb 22 +208 lb
300 < 1 -27 lb 4 +24 lb 9 +82 lb 15 +144 lb 21 +208 lb
310 < 1 -30 lb 4 +22 lb 9 +80 lb 14 +143 lb 21 +208 lb
All < 1 6 15 26 37

These male standards were last updated November and are based on 7,000 filtered lifts.

Female Chin Ups Standards (lb)

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
100 < 1 -21 lb 1 -3 lb 7 +19 lb 13 +42 lb 20 +67 lb
110 < 1 -22 lb 1 -2 lb 7 +20 lb 13 +45 lb 20 +70 lb
120 < 1 -23 lb 1 -2 lb 7 +21 lb 12 +47 lb 19 +73 lb
130 < 1 -24 lb 1 -3 lb 7 +22 lb 12 +48 lb 18 +75 lb
140 < 1 -25 lb 1 -3 lb 6 +22 lb 11 +49 lb 17 +77 lb
150 < 1 -27 lb < 1 -5 lb 6 +21 lb 10 +49 lb 16 +78 lb
160 < 1 -30 lb < 1 -6 lb 6 +20 lb 10 +49 lb 15 +78 lb
170 < 1 -32 lb < 1 -8 lb 5 +19 lb 9 +49 lb 14 +79 lb
180 < 1 -35 lb < 1 -10 lb 5 +18 lb 9 +48 lb 14 +78 lb
190 < 1 -38 lb < 1 -12 lb 4 +16 lb 9 +47 lb 13 +78 lb
200 < 1 -41 lb < 1 -15 lb 4 +14 lb 8 +45 lb 12 +77 lb
210 < 1 -44 lb < 1 -18 lb 3 +12 lb 8 +44 lb 11 +76 lb
220 < 1 -47 lb < 1 -21 lb 3 +9 lb 7 +42 lb 11 +74 lb
230 < 1 -51 lb < 1 -24 lb 3 +7 lb 7 +39 lb 10 +72 lb
240 < 1 -55 lb < 1 -27 lb 2 +4 lb 6 +37 lb 10 +70 lb
250 < 1 -59 lb < 1 -31 lb 2 +1 lb 6 +34 lb 9 +68 lb
260 < 1 -63 lb < 1 -35 lb 1 -3 lb 5 +31 lb 9 +66 lb
All < 1 < 1 7 13 20

These female standards were last updated November and are based on 915 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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Bench 4,132,000 lifts Deadlift 2,485,000 lifts Squat 2,388,000 lifts Shoulder Press 663,000 lifts Barbell Curl 357,000 lifts Bent Over Row 224,000 lifts Front Squat 235,000 lifts Incline Bench Press 26,000 lifts Hex Bar Deadlift 25,000 lifts Romanian Deadlift 22,000 lifts Barbell Shrug 9,000 lifts Hip Thrust 14,000 lifts Upright Row 10,000 lifts Decline Bench Press 6,000 lifts Good Morning 5,000 lifts T-Bar Row (experimental) Pendlay Row (experimental) Lying Tricep Extension (experimental) Tricep Extension (experimental)

Bodyweight

Pull Ups 313,000 lifts Push Ups 86,000 lifts Dips 126,000 lifts Chin Ups 19,000 lifts Muscle Ups (experimental) Sit Ups (experimental) Crunches (experimental)

Olympic

Power Clean 214,000 lifts Snatch 66,000 lifts Clean & Jerk 66,000 lifts Push Press 44,000 lifts Clean 47,000 lifts Clean & Press 79,000 lifts Thruster (experimental) Push Jerk (experimental)

Dumbbell

Dumbbell Curl 111,000 lifts Dumbbell Bench Press 119,000 lifts Dumbbell Shoulder Press 66,000 lifts Dumbbell Lateral Raise 18,000 lifts Dumbbell Row 33,000 lifts Dumbbell Front Raise 8,000 lifts Dumbbell Shrug 6,000 lifts Dumbbell Lunge (experimental) Dumbbell Concentration Curl (experimental) Incline Dumbbell Press (experimental) Incline Dumbbell Fly (experimental) Lying Dumbbell Tricep Extension (experimental) Dumbbell Tricep Extension (experimental) Dumbbell Fly (experimental)

Machine

Sled Leg Press 37,000 lifts Horizontal Leg Press 23,000 lifts Leg Extension 10,000 lifts Seated Leg Curl (experimental) Lying Leg Curl (experimental) Calf Raise (experimental)

Cable

Lat Pulldown 44,000 lifts Tricep Rope Pushdown (experimental) Tricep Pushdown (experimental) + More Exercises

Exercise Comparisons

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Pull Ups Push Ups Dips Muscle Ups Sit Ups Crunches