Chin Ups

Chin Ups Standards

Measured in lb

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

Our community Chin Ups standards are based on 707,552 lifts by Strength Level users

Male Chin Ups Standards

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Strength LevelReps
Beginner< 1
Novice6
Intermediate14
Advanced24
Elite35

How many reps of Chin Ups should I be able to do?

How many reps of Chin Ups can the average lifter do? The average male lifter can do 14 reps of Chin Ups. This makes you Intermediate on Strength Level and is a very impressive achievement.

Reps By Weight and Age

BWBeg.Nov.Int.Adv.Elite
110< 16152637
120< 17152536
130< 17152535
140< 17152434
150< 17152433
160< 17142332
170< 17142231
180< 17132230
190< 17132129
200< 17132028
210< 16122027
220< 16121926
230< 16111826
240< 16111825
250< 15101724
260< 15101623
270< 15101622
280< 1591522
290< 1491521
300< 1491420
310< 1491420

1RM Weight (lb)

If the standard is negative, you have assistance weight. If positive, you add on weight using a weight belt.

BWBeg.Nov.Int.Adv.Elite
110-12 lb+18 lb+53 lb+93 lb+135 lb
120-10 lb+21 lb+58 lb+100 lb+144 lb
130-9 lb+24 lb+63 lb+106 lb+151 lb
140-8 lb+26 lb+67 lb+111 lb+158 lb
150-7 lb+28 lb+70 lb+116 lb+164 lb
160-7 lb+30 lb+73 lb+120 lb+169 lb
170-7 lb+31 lb+75 lb+124 lb+174 lb
180-7 lb+32 lb+77 lb+127 lb+178 lb
190-7 lb+33 lb+79 lb+130 lb+182 lb
200-8 lb+33 lb+80 lb+132 lb+185 lb
210-9 lb+33 lb+81 lb+134 lb+188 lb
220-10 lb+33 lb+82 lb+136 lb+191 lb
230-11 lb+32 lb+82 lb+137 lb+193 lb
240-13 lb+32 lb+83 lb+138 lb+194 lb
250-15 lb+31 lb+82 lb+138 lb+196 lb
260-16 lb+30 lb+82 lb+139 lb+197 lb
270-19 lb+28 lb+81 lb+139 lb+198 lb
280-21 lb+27 lb+80 lb+139 lb+198 lb
290-23 lb+25 lb+79 lb+138 lb+198 lb
300-26 lb+23 lb+78 lb+138 lb+198 lb
310-29 lb+21 lb+77 lb+137 lb+198 lb

How many sets and reps of Chin Ups should I do?

These are the most popular Chin Ups workouts done by male lifters:

3x5 15%
3x10 8%
3x8 7%
3x6 6%
5x5 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.