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Close Grip Bench Press Standards (lb)

Close grip bench press strength standards help you to compare your one-rep max lift with other lifters at your bodyweight.

Our close grip bench press standards are based on 14,000 lifts by Strength Level users.

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Male Close Grip Bench Press Standards (lb)

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
110 50 x0.46 78 x0.71 113 x1.03 154 x1.4 200 x1.82
120 60 x0.5 90 x0.75 127 x1.06 171 x1.43 219 x1.83
130 70 x0.54 102 x0.78 141 x1.09 187 x1.44 237 x1.83
140 80 x0.57 113 x0.81 155 x1.11 203 x1.45 255 x1.82
150 89 x0.59 125 x0.83 168 x1.12 218 x1.45 272 x1.81
160 99 x0.62 136 x0.85 181 x1.13 233 x1.45 288 x1.8
170 108 x0.63 147 x0.86 193 x1.14 247 x1.45 304 x1.79
180 117 x0.65 157 x0.87 206 x1.14 261 x1.45 319 x1.77
190 126 x0.66 168 x0.88 218 x1.14 274 x1.44 334 x1.76
200 135 x0.67 178 x0.89 229 x1.15 287 x1.43 348 x1.74
210 144 x0.68 188 x0.89 240 x1.14 300 x1.43 362 x1.72
220 152 x0.69 197 x0.9 251 x1.14 312 x1.42 376 x1.71
230 160 x0.7 207 x0.9 262 x1.14 324 x1.41 389 x1.69
240 169 x0.7 216 x0.9 273 x1.14 335 x1.4 401 x1.67
250 177 x0.71 226 x0.9 283 x1.13 347 x1.39 414 x1.66
260 185 x0.71 235 x0.9 293 x1.13 358 x1.38 426 x1.64
270 193 x0.71 243 x0.9 303 x1.12 369 x1.37 438 x1.62
280 200 x0.72 252 x0.9 312 x1.12 379 x1.36 450 x1.61
290 208 x0.72 260 x0.9 322 x1.11 390 x1.34 461 x1.59
300 215 x0.72 269 x0.9 331 x1.1 400 x1.33 472 x1.57
310 223 x0.72 277 x0.89 340 x1.1 410 x1.32 483 x1.56
All 104 149 206 272 343

These male standards were last updated 2 days ago and are based on 7,000 filtered lifts.

Note: these barbell standards include the weight of the bar, normally 20 kg / 44 lb.

Female Close Grip Bench Press Standards (lb)

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
90 19 x0.21 36 x0.4 60 x0.67 90 x1 123 x1.37
100 24 x0.24 43 x0.43 68 x0.68 100 x1 135 x1.35
110 29 x0.26 49 x0.45 77 x0.7 110 x1 147 x1.33
120 34 x0.28 56 x0.46 84 x0.7 119 x0.99 157 x1.31
130 39 x0.3 62 x0.48 92 x0.71 128 x0.98 168 x1.29
140 44 x0.31 68 x0.48 99 x0.71 136 x0.97 177 x1.27
150 48 x0.32 74 x0.49 106 x0.71 145 x0.96 187 x1.24
160 53 x0.33 79 x0.5 113 x0.71 152 x0.95 196 x1.22
170 57 x0.34 85 x0.5 119 x0.7 160 x0.94 204 x1.2
180 62 x0.34 90 x0.5 126 x0.7 167 x0.93 212 x1.18
190 66 x0.35 95 x0.5 132 x0.69 174 x0.92 220 x1.16
200 70 x0.35 100 x0.5 138 x0.69 181 x0.91 228 x1.14
210 74 x0.35 105 x0.5 144 x0.68 188 x0.89 236 x1.12
220 79 x0.36 110 x0.5 149 x0.68 194 x0.88 243 x1.1
230 82 x0.36 115 x0.5 155 x0.67 201 x0.87 250 x1.09
240 86 x0.36 120 x0.5 160 x0.67 207 x0.86 256 x1.07
250 90 x0.36 124 x0.5 165 x0.66 213 x0.85 263 x1.05
260 94 x0.36 129 x0.49 170 x0.66 218 x0.84 269 x1.04
All 40 68 104 148 198

These female standards were last updated 2 days ago and are based on 419 filtered lifts.

Note: these barbell standards include the weight of the bar, normally 20 kg / 44 lb.

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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.

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