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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 45,000 lifts by Strength Level users.

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Male Close Grip Bench Press Standards (lb)

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
110 50 x0.45 77 x0.7 112 x1.01 153 x1.39 198 x1.8
120 60 x0.5 89 x0.74 126 x1.05 170 x1.41 217 x1.81
130 70 x0.54 101 x0.78 140 x1.08 186 x1.43 236 x1.81
140 80 x0.57 113 x0.81 154 x1.1 202 x1.44 254 x1.81
150 89 x0.6 125 x0.83 168 x1.12 218 x1.45 271 x1.81
160 99 x0.62 136 x0.85 181 x1.13 232 x1.45 287 x1.8
170 109 x0.64 147 x0.87 194 x1.14 247 x1.45 304 x1.79
180 118 x0.66 158 x0.88 206 x1.15 261 x1.45 319 x1.77
190 127 x0.67 169 x0.89 218 x1.15 275 x1.45 334 x1.76
200 136 x0.68 179 x0.9 230 x1.15 288 x1.44 349 x1.74
210 145 x0.69 189 x0.9 242 x1.15 301 x1.43 363 x1.73
220 154 x0.7 199 x0.91 253 x1.15 313 x1.42 377 x1.71
230 163 x0.71 209 x0.91 264 x1.15 326 x1.42 390 x1.7
240 171 x0.71 219 x0.91 275 x1.15 338 x1.41 403 x1.68
250 180 x0.72 228 x0.91 286 x1.14 349 x1.4 416 x1.66
260 188 x0.72 238 x0.91 296 x1.14 361 x1.39 429 x1.65
270 196 x0.73 247 x0.91 306 x1.13 372 x1.38 441 x1.63
280 204 x0.73 255 x0.91 316 x1.13 383 x1.37 453 x1.62
290 212 x0.73 264 x0.91 326 x1.12 393 x1.36 464 x1.6
300 219 x0.73 273 x0.91 335 x1.12 404 x1.35 476 x1.59
310 227 x0.73 281 x0.91 344 x1.11 414 x1.34 487 x1.57
All 104 150 207 273 344

These male standards were last updated 4 days ago and are based on 19,000 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 x0.24 40 x0.44 64 x0.72 95 x1.06 130 x1.45
100 26 x0.26 46 x0.46 72 x0.72 105 x1.05 141 x1.41
110 31 x0.28 52 x0.47 80 x0.73 114 x1.04 152 x1.38
120 36 x0.3 58 x0.48 87 x0.73 123 x1.02 162 x1.35
130 40 x0.31 64 x0.49 94 x0.73 131 x1.01 171 x1.32
140 44 x0.32 69 x0.49 101 x0.72 139 x0.99 180 x1.29
150 49 x0.32 75 x0.5 107 x0.72 146 x0.97 189 x1.26
160 53 x0.33 80 x0.5 114 x0.71 153 x0.96 197 x1.23
170 57 x0.34 85 x0.5 120 x0.7 160 x0.94 205 x1.21
180 61 x0.34 90 x0.5 125 x0.7 167 x0.93 212 x1.18
190 65 x0.34 94 x0.5 131 x0.69 173 x0.91 220 x1.16
200 69 x0.34 99 x0.49 136 x0.68 180 x0.9 227 x1.13
210 73 x0.35 103 x0.49 142 x0.67 186 x0.88 233 x1.11
220 76 x0.35 108 x0.49 147 x0.67 192 x0.87 240 x1.09
230 80 x0.35 112 x0.49 152 x0.66 197 x0.86 246 x1.07
240 83 x0.35 116 x0.48 156 x0.65 203 x0.84 252 x1.05
250 87 x0.35 120 x0.48 161 x0.64 208 x0.83 258 x1.03
260 90 x0.35 124 x0.48 166 x0.64 213 x0.82 264 x1.02
All 42 69 105 149 197

These female standards were last updated 4 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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