Clean and Press

Clean and Press Standards

Measured in lb

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

Our community Clean and Press standards are based on 185,000 lifts by Strength Level users

Male Clean and Press Standards (lb)

Entire Community

Strength Level Weight
Beginner 78 lb
Novice 121 lb
Intermediate 176 lb
Advanced 240 lb
Elite 312 lb
Strength Level Bodyweight Ratio
Beginner 0.50x
Novice 0.75x
Intermediate 1.00x
Advanced 1.25x
Elite 1.75x

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

What is the average Clean and Press? The average Clean and Press weight for a male lifter is 176 lb (1RM). This makes you Intermediate on Strength Level and is a very impressive lift.

What is a good Clean and Press? Male beginners should aim to lift 78 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 42 72 112 160 214
120 49 81 122 172 228
130 55 89 132 184 241
140 62 97 142 195 254
150 68 104 151 206 266
160 74 112 160 216 278
170 80 119 168 226 289
180 85 126 176 236 300
190 91 132 184 245 311
200 96 139 192 254 321
210 102 145 200 263 331
220 107 152 207 271 340
230 112 158 214 279 349
240 117 164 221 287 358
250 122 170 228 295 366
260 127 175 234 302 375
270 132 181 241 309 383
280 136 186 247 316 391
290 141 192 253 323 398
300 145 197 259 330 406
310 150 202 265 337 413
Age Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
15 67 103 149 205 265
20 76 118 171 234 304
25 78 121 176 240 312
30 78 121 176 240 312
35 78 121 176 240 312
40 78 121 176 240 312
45 74 115 167 228 296
50 70 108 156 214 277
55 64 100 145 198 257
60 59 91 132 181 234
65 53 82 119 163 212
70 48 74 107 146 190
75 43 66 96 131 170
80 38 59 86 117 152
85 34 53 77 105 136
90 31 48 69 95 123

How many sets and reps of Clean and Press should I do?

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

3x5 7%
2x1 7%
5x5 6%
3x1 6%
3x10 5%

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Female Clean and Press Standards (lb)

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Strength Level Weight
Beginner 35 lb
Novice 60 lb
Intermediate 92 lb
Advanced 132 lb
Elite 177 lb
Strength Level Bodyweight Ratio
Beginner 0.25x
Novice 0.40x
Intermediate 0.65x
Advanced 0.90x
Elite 1.20x

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

What is the average Clean and Press? The average Clean and Press weight for a female lifter is 92 lb (1RM). This makes you Intermediate on Strength Level and is a very impressive lift.

What is a good Clean and Press? Female beginners should aim to lift 35 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 25 45 74 109 148
100 27 48 78 113 154
110 29 51 81 118 159
120 31 54 85 122 164
130 33 57 88 126 169
140 35 59 91 130 173
150 37 62 94 133 177
160 39 64 97 136 181
170 40 66 99 140 184
180 42 68 102 143 188
190 44 70 104 145 191
200 45 72 107 148 194
210 46 74 109 151 197
220 48 75 111 153 200
230 49 77 113 156 203
240 51 79 115 158 205
250 52 80 117 160 208
260 53 82 119 162 211
Age Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
15 30 51 79 113 151
20 34 58 90 129 173
25 35 60 92 132 177
30 35 60 92 132 177
35 35 60 92 132 177
40 35 60 92 132 177
45 33 57 88 126 168
50 31 53 82 118 158
55 29 49 76 109 146
60 26 45 70 100 133
65 24 41 63 90 120
70 21 36 56 81 108
75 19 33 50 72 97
80 17 29 45 65 86
85 15 26 40 58 77
90 14 24 36 52 70

How many sets and reps of Clean and Press should I do?

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

3x10 8%
3x8 7%
4x10 6%
2x1 6%
5x5 4%

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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.