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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 152,000 lifts by Strength Level users.

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

Male Chin Ups Standards (lb/reps)

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
110 < 1 -9 lb 7 +20 lb 16 +56 lb 27 +95 lb 38 +137 lb
120 < 1 -8 lb 7 +24 lb 16 +61 lb 26 +102 lb 37 +145 lb
130 < 1 -7 lb 8 +26 lb 15 +65 lb 25 +108 lb 36 +152 lb
140 < 1 -6 lb 8 +29 lb 15 +69 lb 25 +113 lb 35 +159 lb
150 < 1 -5 lb 8 +30 lb 15 +72 lb 24 +117 lb 33 +164 lb
160 < 1 -5 lb 7 +32 lb 14 +74 lb 23 +121 lb 32 +169 lb
170 < 1 -5 lb 7 +33 lb 14 +76 lb 22 +124 lb 31 +174 lb
180 < 1 -5 lb 7 +34 lb 14 +78 lb 22 +127 lb 30 +178 lb
190 < 1 -6 lb 7 +34 lb 13 +80 lb 21 +130 lb 29 +181 lb
200 < 1 -7 lb 7 +34 lb 13 +81 lb 20 +132 lb 28 +184 lb
210 < 1 -8 lb 6 +34 lb 12 +81 lb 20 +133 lb 27 +187 lb
220 < 1 -9 lb 6 +33 lb 12 +82 lb 19 +134 lb 26 +189 lb
230 < 1 -11 lb 6 +32 lb 11 +82 lb 18 +135 lb 25 +190 lb
240 < 1 -12 lb 6 +31 lb 11 +82 lb 17 +136 lb 24 +192 lb
250 < 1 -14 lb 5 +30 lb 10 +81 lb 17 +136 lb 24 +193 lb
260 < 1 -17 lb 5 +29 lb 10 +80 lb 16 +136 lb 23 +194 lb
270 < 1 -19 lb 5 +27 lb 10 +80 lb 16 +136 lb 22 +194 lb
280 < 1 -21 lb 4 +25 lb 9 +78 lb 15 +136 lb 21 +194 lb
290 < 1 -24 lb 4 +23 lb 9 +77 lb 14 +135 lb 21 +194 lb
300 < 1 -27 lb 4 +21 lb 9 +76 lb 14 +134 lb 20 +194 lb
310 < 1 -30 lb 4 +19 lb 8 +74 lb 13 +133 lb 19 +193 lb
All < 1 6 14 24 35

These male standards were last updated 2 days ago and are based on 51,000 filtered lifts.

Female Chin Ups Standards (lb/reps)

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
90 < 1 -22 lb < 1 -6 lb 6 +14 lb 12 +36 lb 20 +59 lb
100 < 1 -22 lb < 1 -4 lb 7 +17 lb 12 +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 -23 lb 1 -3 lb 7 +21 lb 11 +47 lb 18 +74 lb
140 < 1 -25 lb 1 -3 lb 6 +22 lb 11 +49 lb 17 +76 lb
150 < 1 -26 lb 1 -4 lb 6 +22 lb 10 +50 lb 16 +78 lb
160 < 1 -28 lb < 1 -4 lb 6 +22 lb 10 +50 lb 15 +79 lb
170 < 1 -30 lb < 1 -6 lb 6 +21 lb 10 +50 lb 15 +80 lb
180 < 1 -32 lb < 1 -7 lb 5 +20 lb 9 +50 lb 14 +80 lb
190 < 1 -34 lb < 1 -9 lb 5 +19 lb 9 +50 lb 13 +80 lb
200 < 1 -37 lb < 1 -11 lb 4 +18 lb 9 +49 lb 13 +80 lb
210 < 1 -40 lb < 1 -13 lb 4 +16 lb 8 +48 lb 12 +80 lb
220 < 1 -43 lb < 1 -16 lb 4 +14 lb 8 +46 lb 11 +79 lb
230 < 1 -46 lb < 1 -19 lb 3 +12 lb 7 +44 lb 11 +77 lb
240 < 1 -49 lb < 1 -22 lb 3 +10 lb 7 +43 lb 10 +76 lb
250 < 1 -53 lb < 1 -25 lb 2 +7 lb 7 +40 lb 10 +74 lb
260 < 1 -56 lb < 1 -28 lb 2 +4 lb 6 +38 lb 9 +72 lb
All < 1 < 1 7 13 21

These female standards were last updated 2 days ago and are based on 6,000 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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Bodyweight

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Olympic

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Dumbbell

Dumbbell Bench Press 528,000 lifts Dumbbell Curl 462,000 lifts Dumbbell Shoulder Press 269,000 lifts Incline Dumbbell Bench Press 121,000 lifts Dumbbell Row 117,000 lifts Dumbbell Lateral Raise 78,000 lifts Dumbbell Hammer Curl 18,000 lifts Arnold Press 5,000 lifts Dumbbell Fly 35,000 lifts Dumbbell Shrug 39,000 lifts Goblet Squat 8,000 lifts Dumbbell Bulgarian Split Squat 7,000 lifts Dumbbell Lunge 29,000 lifts Dumbbell Tricep Extension 26,000 lifts Dumbbell Front Raise 30,000 lifts Dumbbell Concentration Curl 22,000 lifts Incline Dumbbell Curl 3,000 lifts Lying Dumbbell Tricep Extension 12,000 lifts Incline Dumbbell Fly 13,000 lifts Dumbbell Pullover 3,000 lifts Dumbbell Reverse Fly 2,000 lifts Decline Dumbbell Bench Press 2,000 lifts

Machine

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Cable

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