Clean

Clean Standards

Measured in kg

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 268,110 lifts by Strength Level users

Male Clean Standards (kg)

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Strength LevelWeight
Beginner50 kg
Novice70 kg
Intermediate94 kg
Advanced121 kg
Elite150 kg

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

What is the average Clean? The average Clean weight for a male lifter is 94 kg (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 50 kg (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
5031456282103
5535506889111
6039557495118
65446079101125
70476484107132
75516989113138
80557394119144
85597799124150
906281104129156
956685108134161
1006989112138166
1057292116143171
1107596120147176
1157899124152181
12081103128156185
12584106132160190
13087109135164194
13590112139168198
14093115142171202

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.