Close Grip Bench Press

Close Grip Bench Press Standards

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Close Grip Bench Press strength standards help you to compare your one-rep max lift with other lifters at your bodyweight.

Our community Close Grip Bench Press standards are based on 190,000 lifts by Strength Level users
Close Grip Bench Press

Male Close Grip Bench Press Standards (lb)

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Strength Level Weight
Beginner 105 lb
Novice 150 lb
Intermediate 206 lb
Advanced 271 lb
Elite 341 lb
Strength Level Bodyweight Ratio
Beginner 0.50x
Novice 0.75x
Intermediate 1.25x
Advanced 1.50x
Elite 2.00x

How much should I be able to Close Grip Bench Press? (lb)

What is the average Close Grip Bench Press? The average Close Grip Bench Press weight for a male lifter is 206 lb (1RM). This makes you Intermediate on Strength Level and is a very impressive lift.

What is a good Close Grip Bench Press? Male beginners should aim to lift 105 lb (1RM) which is still impressive compared to the general population.

By Weight and Age

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
110 50 77 111 151 195
120 60 89 125 168 214
130 70 101 140 184 233
140 80 113 154 200 250
150 90 125 167 216 268
160 100 136 180 230 284
170 109 147 193 245 300
180 119 158 206 259 316
190 128 169 218 273 331
200 137 179 230 286 345
210 146 190 241 299 360
220 155 200 252 311 373
230 164 209 263 324 387
240 172 219 274 336 400
250 181 229 285 347 412
260 189 238 295 359 425
270 197 247 305 370 437
280 205 256 315 381 449
290 213 265 325 391 460
300 221 273 334 402 472
310 228 282 344 412 483
Age Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
15 89 128 175 231 291
20 102 146 201 264 333
25 105 150 206 271 341
30 105 150 206 271 341
35 105 150 206 271 341
40 105 150 206 271 341
45 99 142 195 257 324
50 93 133 183 241 304
55 86 123 170 223 281
60 79 113 155 204 256
65 71 102 140 184 232
70 64 91 126 165 208
75 57 82 112 148 186
80 51 73 100 132 166
85 46 65 90 118 149
90 41 59 81 107 134

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Female Close Grip Bench Press Standards (lb)

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Strength Level Weight
Beginner 44 lb
Novice 71 lb
Intermediate 106 lb
Advanced 148 lb
Elite 194 lb
Strength Level Bodyweight Ratio
Beginner 0.30x
Novice 0.50x
Intermediate 0.75x
Advanced 1.00x
Elite 1.35x

How much should I be able to Close Grip Bench Press? (lb)

What is the average Close Grip Bench Press? The average Close Grip Bench Press weight for a female lifter is 106 lb (1RM). This makes you Intermediate on Strength Level and is a very impressive lift.

What is a good Close Grip Bench Press? Female beginners should aim to lift 44 lb (1RM) which is still impressive compared to the general population.

By Weight and Age

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
90 23 42 66 97 131
100 28 48 74 106 142
110 33 54 82 115 152
120 38 60 89 123 162
130 42 65 96 131 171
140 46 71 102 139 180
150 51 76 108 146 188
160 55 81 114 153 196
170 59 86 120 160 203
180 63 91 126 167 211
190 67 96 131 173 218
200 70 100 137 179 225
210 74 104 142 185 231
220 78 109 147 190 237
230 81 113 152 196 243
240 85 117 156 201 249
250 88 121 161 206 255
260 91 125 165 211 261
Age Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
15 38 61 90 126 165
20 43 69 103 144 189
25 44 71 106 148 194
30 44 71 106 148 194
35 44 71 106 148 194
40 44 71 106 148 194
45 42 68 101 140 184
50 40 63 94 132 173
55 37 59 87 122 160
60 33 53 80 111 146
65 30 48 72 100 132
70 27 43 65 90 118
75 24 39 58 81 106
80 22 35 52 72 95
85 19 31 46 65 85
90 17 28 42 58 76

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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.