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 73,000 lifts by Strength Level users.

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Select your weight unit: Kilograms (kg) Pounds (lb)

Male Chin Ups Standards (lb)

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
110 < 1 -8 lb 8 +22 lb 16 +58 lb 27 +98 lb 39 +141 lb
120 < 1 -7 lb 8 +25 lb 16 +63 lb 27 +105 lb 38 +149 lb
130 < 1 -5 lb 8 +28 lb 16 +67 lb 26 +111 lb 36 +156 lb
140 < 1 -5 lb 8 +30 lb 16 +71 lb 25 +116 lb 35 +162 lb
150 1 -4 lb 8 +32 lb 15 +74 lb 24 +120 lb 34 +168 lb
160 1 -4 lb 8 +33 lb 15 +76 lb 24 +124 lb 33 +173 lb
170 1 -4 lb 8 +34 lb 14 +78 lb 23 +127 lb 32 +177 lb
180 1 -4 lb 7 +35 lb 14 +80 lb 22 +130 lb 31 +181 lb
190 1 -5 lb 7 +35 lb 13 +81 lb 21 +132 lb 30 +184 lb
200 < 1 -6 lb 7 +35 lb 13 +82 lb 21 +134 lb 29 +187 lb
210 < 1 -7 lb 7 +35 lb 12 +83 lb 20 +136 lb 28 +190 lb
220 < 1 -9 lb 6 +34 lb 12 +83 lb 19 +137 lb 27 +192 lb
230 < 1 -10 lb 6 +34 lb 11 +83 lb 18 +138 lb 26 +193 lb
240 < 1 -12 lb 6 +32 lb 11 +83 lb 18 +138 lb 25 +195 lb
250 < 1 -14 lb 5 +31 lb 10 +83 lb 17 +138 lb 24 +196 lb
260 < 1 -16 lb 5 +30 lb 10 +82 lb 16 +138 lb 23 +196 lb
270 < 1 -19 lb 5 +28 lb 10 +81 lb 16 +138 lb 22 +197 lb
280 < 1 -21 lb 5 +26 lb 9 +80 lb 15 +138 lb 22 +197 lb
290 < 1 -24 lb 4 +24 lb 9 +78 lb 15 +137 lb 21 +197 lb
300 < 1 -27 lb 4 +22 lb 9 +77 lb 14 +136 lb 20 +196 lb
310 < 1 -30 lb 4 +19 lb 8 +75 lb 14 +135 lb 19 +196 lb
All < 1 6 14 25 36

These male standards were last updated a week ago and are based on 26,000 filtered lifts.

Female Chin Ups Standards (lb)

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
90 < 1 -22 lb < 1 -5 lb 7 +15 lb 13 +37 lb 20 +59 lb
100 < 1 -22 lb < 1 -4 lb 7 +17 lb 13 +40 lb 20 +64 lb
110 < 1 -22 lb 1 -3 lb 7 +19 lb 12 +43 lb 19 +68 lb
120 < 1 -23 lb 1 -3 lb 7 +20 lb 12 +45 lb 18 +71 lb
130 < 1 -24 lb 1 -3 lb 7 +21 lb 11 +47 lb 17 +74 lb
140 < 1 -25 lb 1 -3 lb 6 +21 lb 11 +48 lb 17 +76 lb
150 < 1 -27 lb < 1 -4 lb 6 +21 lb 10 +49 lb 16 +77 lb
160 < 1 -28 lb < 1 -5 lb 6 +21 lb 10 +49 lb 15 +78 lb
170 < 1 -31 lb < 1 -7 lb 5 +20 lb 9 +49 lb 14 +78 lb
180 < 1 -33 lb < 1 -9 lb 5 +19 lb 9 +48 lb 14 +78 lb
190 < 1 -36 lb < 1 -11 lb 5 +17 lb 9 +48 lb 13 +78 lb
200 < 1 -38 lb < 1 -13 lb 4 +16 lb 8 +46 lb 12 +78 lb
210 < 1 -42 lb < 1 -16 lb 4 +14 lb 8 +45 lb 11 +77 lb
220 < 1 -45 lb < 1 -18 lb 3 +12 lb 7 +43 lb 11 +76 lb
230 < 1 -48 lb < 1 -21 lb 3 +9 lb 7 +41 lb 10 +74 lb
240 < 1 -52 lb < 1 -24 lb 2 +7 lb 7 +39 lb 10 +72 lb
250 < 1 -55 lb < 1 -28 lb 2 +4 lb 6 +37 lb 9 +71 lb
260 < 1 -59 lb < 1 -31 lb 2 +1 lb 6 +34 lb 9 +68 lb
All < 1 < 1 6 13 21

These female standards were last updated a week ago and are based on 3,000 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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Bench 5,920,000 lifts Deadlift 3,556,000 lifts Squat 3,474,000 lifts Shoulder Press 944,000 lifts Barbell Curl 490,000 lifts Bent Over Row 305,000 lifts Front Squat 324,000 lifts Incline Bench Press 106,000 lifts Hex Bar Deadlift 73,000 lifts Romanian Deadlift 53,000 lifts Barbell Shrug 32,000 lifts Hip Thrust 40,000 lifts Upright Row 22,000 lifts Decline Bench Press 23,000 lifts Good Morning 10,000 lifts T-Bar Row 15,000 lifts Pendlay Row 11,000 lifts Lying Tricep Extension 11,000 lifts Tricep Extension 15,000 lifts

Bodyweight

Pull Ups 484,000 lifts Push Ups 194,000 lifts Dips 197,000 lifts Chin Ups 73,000 lifts Muscle Ups 16,000 lifts Sit Ups 16,000 lifts Crunches 9,000 lifts

Olympic

Power Clean 278,000 lifts Snatch 96,000 lifts Clean & Jerk 93,000 lifts Push Press 63,000 lifts Clean 72,000 lifts Clean & Press 89,000 lifts Thruster 6,000 lifts Push Jerk (experimental)

Dumbbell

Dumbbell Curl 243,000 lifts Dumbbell Bench Press 249,000 lifts Dumbbell Shoulder Press 139,000 lifts Dumbbell Lateral Raise 43,000 lifts Dumbbell Row 65,000 lifts Dumbbell Front Raise 17,000 lifts Dumbbell Shrug 20,000 lifts Dumbbell Lunge 11,000 lifts Dumbbell Concentration Curl 9,000 lifts Incline Dumbbell Press 36,000 lifts Incline Dumbbell Fly 5,000 lifts Lying Dumbbell Tricep Extension (experimental) Dumbbell Tricep Extension 9,000 lifts Dumbbell Fly 13,000 lifts

Machine

Sled Leg Press 99,000 lifts Horizontal Leg Press 61,000 lifts Leg Extension 38,000 lifts Seated Leg Curl 15,000 lifts Lying Leg Curl 11,000 lifts Calf Raise 18,000 lifts

Cable

Lat Pulldown 103,000 lifts Tricep Rope Pushdown 16,000 lifts Tricep Pushdown 19,000 lifts + More Exercises

Exercise Comparisons

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