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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 78,000 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 77 x0.7 112 x1.02 153 x1.39 198 x1.8
120 60 x0.5 89 x0.75 126 x1.05 170 x1.41 217 x1.81
130 70 x0.54 101 x0.78 141 x1.08 186 x1.43 236 x1.81
140 80 x0.57 113 x0.81 155 x1.1 202 x1.44 253 x1.81
150 90 x0.6 125 x0.83 168 x1.12 218 x1.45 271 x1.8
160 99 x0.62 136 x0.85 181 x1.13 232 x1.45 287 x1.8
170 109 x0.64 148 x0.87 194 x1.14 247 x1.45 303 x1.78
180 118 x0.66 158 x0.88 207 x1.15 261 x1.45 319 x1.77
190 128 x0.67 169 x0.89 219 x1.15 275 x1.45 334 x1.76
200 137 x0.68 180 x0.9 231 x1.15 288 x1.44 349 x1.74
210 146 x0.69 190 x0.9 242 x1.15 301 x1.43 363 x1.73
220 155 x0.7 200 x0.91 253 x1.15 313 x1.42 377 x1.71
230 163 x0.71 210 x0.91 265 x1.15 326 x1.42 390 x1.7
240 172 x0.72 219 x0.91 275 x1.15 338 x1.41 403 x1.68
250 180 x0.72 229 x0.91 286 x1.14 349 x1.4 416 x1.66
260 188 x0.72 238 x0.92 296 x1.14 361 x1.39 428 x1.65
270 196 x0.73 247 x0.91 306 x1.13 372 x1.38 441 x1.63
280 204 x0.73 256 x0.91 316 x1.13 383 x1.37 452 x1.62
290 212 x0.73 265 x0.91 326 x1.12 394 x1.36 464 x1.6
300 220 x0.73 273 x0.91 335 x1.12 404 x1.35 475 x1.58
310 227 x0.73 282 x0.91 345 x1.11 414 x1.34 486 x1.57
All 104 150 207 273 344

These male standards were last updated 6 days ago and are based on 22,000 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 22 x0.25 41 x0.45 66 x0.73 97 x1.08 132 x1.47
100 27 x0.27 47 x0.47 74 x0.74 107 x1.07 143 x1.43
110 32 x0.29 53 x0.48 81 x0.74 116 x1.05 154 x1.4
120 36 x0.3 59 x0.49 88 x0.74 124 x1.03 164 x1.37
130 41 x0.31 64 x0.5 95 x0.73 132 x1.02 173 x1.33
140 45 x0.32 70 x0.5 102 x0.73 140 x1 182 x1.3
150 49 x0.33 75 x0.5 108 x0.72 148 x0.98 191 x1.27
160 53 x0.33 80 x0.5 114 x0.72 155 x0.97 199 x1.24
170 57 x0.34 85 x0.5 120 x0.71 162 x0.95 206 x1.21
180 61 x0.34 90 x0.5 126 x0.7 168 x0.93 214 x1.19
190 65 x0.34 95 x0.5 132 x0.69 174 x0.92 221 x1.16
200 69 x0.35 99 x0.5 137 x0.68 181 x0.9 228 x1.14
210 73 x0.35 104 x0.49 142 x0.68 187 x0.89 235 x1.12
220 76 x0.35 108 x0.49 147 x0.67 192 x0.87 241 x1.1
230 80 x0.35 112 x0.49 152 x0.66 198 x0.86 247 x1.08
240 83 x0.35 116 x0.48 157 x0.65 203 x0.85 253 x1.06
250 87 x0.35 120 x0.48 161 x0.65 209 x0.83 259 x1.04
260 90 x0.35 124 x0.48 166 x0.64 214 x0.82 265 x1.02
All 43 70 106 150 198

These female standards were last updated 6 days ago and are based on 1,000 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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Bodyweight

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Dumbbell

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Machine

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Cable

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Bench Press Squat Deadlift Shoulder Press Military Press Barbell Curl Incline Bench Press Front Squat Bent Over Row Sumo Deadlift Hex Bar Deadlift Romanian Deadlift EZ Bar Curl Hip Thrust Floor Press Seated Shoulder Press Stiff Legged Deadlift Barbell Shrug Wrist Curl Pendlay Row Box Squat Rack Pull Lying Tricep Extension Decline Bench Press Tricep Extension T-Bar Row Bulgarian Split Squat Zercher Squat Barbell Lunge Good Morning Upright Row Preacher Curl Reverse Barbell Curl Reverse Grip Bench Press Split Squat Landmine Squat Reverse Wrist Curl