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 229,000 lifts by Strength Level users

Male Clean Standards (lb)

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Strength Level Weight
Beginner 110 lb
Novice 152 lb
Intermediate 203 lb
Advanced 262 lb
Elite 325 lb
Strength Level Bodyweight Ratio
Beginner 0.75x
Novice 0.75x
Intermediate 1.25x
Advanced 1.50x
Elite 1.75x

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

What is the average Clean? The average Clean weight for a male lifter is 203 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 110 lb (1RM) which is still impressive compared to the general population.

By Weight and Age

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
110 67 96 132 175 220
120 76 107 145 189 236
130 84 117 156 202 251
140 92 126 168 215 265
150 101 136 178 227 278
160 108 145 189 239 291
170 116 154 199 250 304
180 124 162 209 261 316
190 131 171 218 271 328
200 138 179 227 282 339
210 145 187 236 291 350
220 152 194 245 301 360
230 158 202 253 310 370
240 165 209 261 319 380
250 171 216 269 328 390
260 177 223 277 337 399
270 183 230 284 345 408
280 189 237 292 353 417
290 195 243 299 361 425
300 201 249 306 369 434
310 206 256 313 376 442
Age Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
15 94 130 173 223 276
20 108 148 198 255 316
25 110 152 203 262 325
30 110 152 203 262 325
35 110 152 203 262 325
40 110 152 203 262 325
45 105 144 193 248 308
50 98 136 181 233 289
55 91 125 167 216 267
60 83 114 153 197 244
65 75 103 138 178 220
70 67 93 124 160 198
75 60 83 111 143 177
80 54 74 99 128 158
85 48 66 89 114 142
90 43 60 80 103 128

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Female Clean Standards (lb)

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Strength Level Weight
Beginner 69 lb
Novice 93 lb
Intermediate 123 lb
Advanced 157 lb
Elite 193 lb
Strength Level Bodyweight Ratio
Beginner 0.50x
Novice 0.65x
Intermediate 0.85x
Advanced 1.10x
Elite 1.35x

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

What is the average Clean? The average Clean weight for a female lifter is 123 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 69 lb (1RM) which is still impressive compared to the general population.

By Weight and Age

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
90 51 72 97 126 158
100 56 77 103 133 165
110 60 82 108 139 172
120 63 86 113 145 178
130 67 90 118 150 184
140 70 94 123 155 190
150 73 98 127 160 195
160 77 101 131 164 200
170 80 105 135 169 205
180 82 108 139 173 209
190 85 111 142 177 214
200 88 114 145 181 218
210 90 117 149 184 222
220 93 120 152 188 226
230 95 122 155 191 229
240 97 125 158 194 233
250 100 128 161 198 236
260 102 130 163 201 240
Age Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
15 59 80 105 134 165
20 67 91 120 153 189
25 69 93 123 157 193
30 69 93 123 157 193
35 69 93 123 157 193
40 69 93 123 157 193
45 65 89 117 149 184
50 61 83 110 140 172
55 57 77 101 129 159
60 52 70 93 118 145
65 47 63 84 107 131
70 42 57 75 96 118
75 37 51 67 86 105
80 34 46 60 77 94
85 30 41 54 69 85
90 27 37 48 62 76

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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.