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 270,239 lifts by Strength Level users

Male Clean Standards (lb)

Entire Community

Strength LevelWeight
Beginner111 lb
Novice154 lb
Intermediate206 lb
Advanced266 lb
Elite330 lb

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

BWBeg.Nov.Int.Adv.Elite
1106898136180227
12077109148194243
13085119160207257
14093128171219272
150101138182232285
160109147192243298
170117155202254310
180124164211265322
190131172221276334
200138180230286345
210145188239295355
220151195247305366
230158203255314376
240164210263323386
250170217271332395
260177224279340404
270182230286348413
280188237293356422
290194243301364430
300199249307372439
310205255314379447

How many sets and reps of Clean should I do?

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

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