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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 85,000 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 x0.7 111 x1.01 151 x1.37 195 x1.77
120 60 x0.5 89 x0.74 125 x1.05 168 x1.4 214 x1.78
130 70 x0.54 101 x0.78 140 x1.07 184 x1.42 233 x1.79
140 80 x0.57 113 x0.81 154 x1.1 200 x1.43 250 x1.79
150 90 x0.6 125 x0.83 167 x1.11 216 x1.44 268 x1.78
160 100 x0.62 136 x0.85 180 x1.13 230 x1.44 284 x1.78
170 109 x0.64 147 x0.87 193 x1.14 245 x1.44 300 x1.77
180 119 x0.66 158 x0.88 206 x1.14 259 x1.44 316 x1.75
190 128 x0.67 169 x0.89 218 x1.15 273 x1.43 331 x1.74
200 137 x0.69 179 x0.9 230 x1.15 286 x1.43 345 x1.73
210 146 x0.7 190 x0.9 241 x1.15 299 x1.42 360 x1.71
220 155 x0.7 200 x0.91 252 x1.15 311 x1.42 373 x1.7
230 164 x0.71 209 x0.91 263 x1.15 324 x1.41 387 x1.68
240 172 x0.72 219 x0.91 274 x1.14 336 x1.4 400 x1.67
250 181 x0.72 229 x0.91 285 x1.14 347 x1.39 412 x1.65
260 189 x0.73 238 x0.91 295 x1.13 359 x1.38 425 x1.63
270 197 x0.73 247 x0.91 305 x1.13 370 x1.37 437 x1.62
280 205 x0.73 256 x0.91 315 x1.13 381 x1.36 449 x1.6
290 213 x0.73 265 x0.91 325 x1.12 391 x1.35 460 x1.59
300 221 x0.74 273 x0.91 334 x1.11 402 x1.34 472 x1.57
310 228 x0.74 282 x0.91 344 x1.11 412 x1.33 483 x1.56
All 105 150 206 271 341

These male standards were last updated a week ago and are based on 20,000 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 23 x0.26 42 x0.46 66 x0.74 97 x1.07 131 x1.45
100 28 x0.28 48 x0.48 74 x0.74 106 x1.06 142 x1.42
110 33 x0.3 54 x0.49 82 x0.74 115 x1.04 152 x1.38
120 38 x0.31 60 x0.5 89 x0.74 123 x1.03 162 x1.35
130 42 x0.32 65 x0.5 96 x0.74 131 x1.01 171 x1.31
140 46 x0.33 71 x0.51 102 x0.73 139 x0.99 180 x1.28
150 51 x0.34 76 x0.51 108 x0.72 146 x0.98 188 x1.25
160 55 x0.34 81 x0.51 114 x0.72 153 x0.96 196 x1.22
170 59 x0.35 86 x0.51 120 x0.71 160 x0.94 203 x1.2
180 63 x0.35 91 x0.5 126 x0.7 167 x0.93 211 x1.17
190 67 x0.35 96 x0.5 131 x0.69 173 x0.91 218 x1.15
200 70 x0.35 100 x0.5 137 x0.68 179 x0.89 225 x1.12
210 74 x0.35 104 x0.5 142 x0.67 185 x0.88 231 x1.1
220 78 x0.35 109 x0.49 147 x0.67 190 x0.87 237 x1.08
230 81 x0.35 113 x0.49 152 x0.66 196 x0.85 243 x1.06
240 85 x0.35 117 x0.49 156 x0.65 201 x0.84 249 x1.04
250 88 x0.35 121 x0.48 161 x0.64 206 x0.83 255 x1.02
260 91 x0.35 125 x0.48 165 x0.64 211 x0.81 261 x1
All 44 71 106 148 194

These female standards were last updated a week 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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