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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 21,000 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 x1.02 154 x1.4 200 x1.82
120 60 x0.5 90 x0.75 127 x1.06 171 x1.43 219 x1.82
130 70 x0.54 101 x0.78 141 x1.09 187 x1.44 237 x1.83
140 79 x0.57 113 x0.81 155 x1.1 203 x1.45 255 x1.82
150 89 x0.59 124 x0.83 168 x1.12 218 x1.45 272 x1.81
160 98 x0.62 136 x0.85 181 x1.13 233 x1.45 288 x1.8
170 108 x0.63 146 x0.86 193 x1.14 247 x1.45 304 x1.79
180 117 x0.65 157 x0.87 206 x1.14 260 x1.45 319 x1.77
190 126 x0.66 167 x0.88 217 x1.14 274 x1.44 334 x1.76
200 135 x0.67 178 x0.89 229 x1.14 287 x1.43 348 x1.74
210 143 x0.68 188 x0.89 240 x1.14 299 x1.43 362 x1.72
220 152 x0.69 197 x0.9 251 x1.14 312 x1.42 375 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 x0.71 225 x0.9 283 x1.13 347 x1.39 414 x1.66
260 185 x0.71 234 x0.9 293 x1.13 358 x1.38 426 x1.64
270 192 x0.71 243 x0.9 303 x1.12 369 x1.37 438 x1.62
280 200 x0.71 252 x0.9 312 x1.12 379 x1.35 449 x1.6
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 a month 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 x0.22 37 x0.41 61 x0.67 91 x1.01 125 x1.39
100 24 x0.24 43 x0.43 69 x0.69 101 x1.01 137 x1.37
110 29 x0.26 50 x0.45 77 x0.7 111 x1.01 148 x1.35
120 34 x0.28 56 x0.47 85 x0.71 120 x1 159 x1.32
130 39 x0.3 62 x0.48 92 x0.71 129 x0.99 169 x1.3
140 43 x0.31 68 x0.48 99 x0.71 137 x0.98 179 x1.28
150 48 x0.32 74 x0.49 106 x0.71 145 x0.97 188 x1.25
160 52 x0.33 79 x0.49 113 x0.71 153 x0.96 197 x1.23
170 57 x0.33 84 x0.5 119 x0.7 160 x0.94 205 x1.21
180 61 x0.34 90 x0.5 126 x0.7 168 x0.93 213 x1.18
190 65 x0.34 95 x0.5 132 x0.69 175 x0.92 221 x1.16
200 69 x0.35 100 x0.5 138 x0.69 181 x0.91 229 x1.14
210 74 x0.35 105 x0.5 143 x0.68 188 x0.89 236 x1.12
220 78 x0.35 109 x0.5 149 x0.68 194 x0.88 243 x1.11
230 81 x0.35 114 x0.5 154 x0.67 200 x0.87 250 x1.09
240 85 x0.36 119 x0.49 159 x0.66 206 x0.86 257 x1.07
250 89 x0.36 123 x0.49 165 x0.66 212 x0.85 263 x1.05
260 93 x0.36 127 x0.49 170 x0.65 218 x0.84 269 x1.04
All 40 68 104 148 198

These female standards were last updated a month ago and are based on 448 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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