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 182,000 lifts by Strength Level users

Male Clean and Press Standards (lb)

Entire Community

Strength Level Weight
Beginner 77 lb
Novice 119 lb
Intermediate 173 lb
Advanced 237 lb
Elite 307 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 173 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 77 lb (1RM) which is still impressive compared to the general population.

By Weight and Age

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
110 41 70 109 157 210
120 48 79 119 169 224
130 54 87 129 181 237
140 60 94 139 192 250
150 66 102 148 202 262
160 72 109 157 213 274
170 78 117 165 223 285
180 84 123 174 232 296
190 89 130 182 241 306
200 95 137 189 250 316
210 100 143 197 259 326
220 105 149 204 267 335
230 110 155 211 275 345
240 115 161 218 283 353
250 120 167 225 291 362
260 125 173 231 298 370
270 130 178 238 306 378
280 134 184 244 313 386
290 139 189 250 320 394
300 143 194 256 326 401
310 148 199 262 333 409
Age Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
15 65 101 147 202 262
20 75 116 168 231 299
25 77 119 173 237 307
30 77 119 173 237 307
35 77 119 173 237 307
40 77 119 173 237 307
45 73 113 164 225 292
50 68 106 154 211 274
55 63 98 142 195 253
60 58 89 130 178 231
65 52 81 117 161 209
70 47 72 105 144 187
75 42 65 94 129 167
80 37 58 84 115 150
85 33 52 75 103 134
90 30 47 68 93 121

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Female Clean and Press Standards (lb)

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Strength Level Weight
Beginner 35 lb
Novice 60 lb
Intermediate 93 lb
Advanced 133 lb
Elite 177 lb
Strength Level Bodyweight Ratio
Beginner 0.25x
Novice 0.40x
Intermediate 0.65x
Advanced 0.90x
Elite 1.25x

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 93 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.

By Weight and Age

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
90 24 45 73 108 147
100 27 48 77 113 153
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 94 134 177
160 39 64 97 137 181
170 41 67 100 140 185
180 43 69 103 143 189
190 44 71 105 146 192
200 46 73 108 149 195
210 47 75 110 152 198
220 49 77 112 155 201
230 50 78 114 157 204
240 52 80 116 160 207
250 53 82 118 162 210
260 54 83 120 164 212
Age Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
15 30 51 79 113 151
20 34 58 90 129 173
25 35 60 93 133 177
30 35 60 93 133 177
35 35 60 93 133 177
40 35 60 93 133 177
45 34 57 88 126 168
50 31 53 83 118 158
55 29 49 76 109 146
60 27 45 70 100 133
65 24 41 63 90 120
70 22 37 57 81 108
75 19 33 51 72 97
80 17 29 45 65 86
85 15 26 41 58 77
90 14 24 36 52 70

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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.