Clean

Clean Standards

Measured in lb

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

Our community Clean standards are based on 236,000 lifts by Strength Level users

Male Clean Standards (lb)

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Strength Level Weight
Beginner 111 lb
Novice 154 lb
Intermediate 206 lb
Advanced 266 lb
Elite 330 lb
Strength Level Bodyweight Ratio
Beginner 0.75x
Novice 1.00x
Intermediate 1.25x
Advanced 1.50x
Elite 2.00x

How much should I be able to Clean? (lb)

What is the average Clean? The average Clean weight for a male lifter is 206 lb (1RM). This makes you Intermediate on Strength Level and is a very impressive lift.

What is a good Clean? Male beginners should aim to lift 111 lb (1RM) which is still impressive compared to the general population.

Barbell weights include the weight of the bar, normally 20 kg / 44 lb.

By Weight and Age

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
110 68 98 136 180 227
120 77 109 148 194 243
130 85 119 160 207 257
140 93 128 171 219 272
150 101 138 182 232 285
160 109 147 192 243 298
170 117 155 202 254 310
180 124 164 211 265 322
190 131 172 221 276 334
200 138 180 230 286 345
210 145 188 239 295 355
220 151 195 247 305 366
230 158 203 255 314 376
240 164 210 263 323 386
250 170 217 271 332 395
260 177 224 279 340 404
270 182 230 286 348 413
280 188 237 293 356 422
290 194 243 301 364 430
300 199 249 307 372 439
310 205 255 314 379 447
Age Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
15 95 131 176 227 281
20 108 150 201 259 322
25 111 154 206 266 330
30 111 154 206 266 330
35 111 154 206 266 330
40 111 154 206 266 330
45 106 146 196 253 313
50 99 137 184 237 294
55 92 127 170 219 272
60 84 116 155 200 248
65 76 105 140 181 224
70 68 94 126 162 201
75 61 84 112 145 180
80 54 75 101 130 161
85 49 67 90 116 144
90 44 61 81 105 130

How many sets and reps of Clean should I do?

These are the most popular Clean workouts done by male lifters:

2x1 11%
5x3 8%
3x3 8%
3x5 8%
3x1 6%

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Female Clean Standards (lb)

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Strength Level Weight
Beginner 68 lb
Novice 94 lb
Intermediate 124 lb
Advanced 159 lb
Elite 196 lb
Strength Level Bodyweight Ratio
Beginner 0.50x
Novice 0.65x
Intermediate 0.90x
Advanced 1.10x
Elite 1.40x

How much should I be able to Clean? (lb)

What is the average Clean? The average Clean weight for a female lifter is 124 lb (1RM). This makes you Intermediate on Strength Level and is a very impressive lift.

What is a good Clean? Female beginners should aim to lift 68 lb (1RM) which is still impressive compared to the general population.

Barbell weights include the weight of the bar, normally 20 kg / 44 lb.

By Weight and Age

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
90 51 72 98 128 160
100 55 77 104 134 167
110 59 82 109 141 174
120 63 86 114 146 181
130 67 90 119 152 186
140 70 94 123 157 192
150 73 98 128 161 197
160 76 101 132 166 202
170 79 105 135 170 207
180 82 108 139 174 211
190 84 111 143 178 216
200 87 114 146 182 220
210 90 117 149 185 224
220 92 120 152 189 228
230 94 122 155 192 231
240 97 125 158 196 235
250 99 127 161 199 238
260 101 130 164 202 242
Age Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
15 58 80 106 135 167
20 67 91 121 155 191
25 68 94 124 159 196
30 68 94 124 159 196
35 68 94 124 159 196
40 68 94 124 159 196
45 65 89 118 151 186
50 61 83 110 141 174
55 56 77 102 131 161
60 51 70 93 119 147
65 47 64 84 108 133
70 42 57 76 97 119
75 37 51 68 87 107
80 33 46 60 77 95
85 30 41 54 69 86
90 27 37 49 63 77

How many sets and reps of Clean should I do?

These are the most popular Clean workouts done by female lifters:

2x1 11%
3x1 7%
3x3 6%
5x1 6%
5x5 6%

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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.