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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 28,000 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 x1.02 154 x1.4 200 x1.82
120 59 x0.49 89 x0.74 127 x1.05 171 x1.42 219 x1.82
130 69 x0.53 101 x0.78 141 x1.08 187 x1.44 237 x1.83
140 79 x0.56 112 x0.8 154 x1.1 203 x1.45 255 x1.82
150 88 x0.59 124 x0.83 168 x1.12 218 x1.45 272 x1.81
160 98 x0.61 135 x0.84 180 x1.13 233 x1.45 288 x1.8
170 107 x0.63 146 x0.86 193 x1.14 247 x1.45 304 x1.79
180 116 x0.65 157 x0.87 205 x1.14 261 x1.45 320 x1.78
190 125 x0.66 167 x0.88 217 x1.14 274 x1.44 334 x1.76
200 134 x0.67 177 x0.89 229 x1.14 287 x1.44 349 x1.74
210 143 x0.68 187 x0.89 240 x1.14 300 x1.43 363 x1.73
220 151 x0.69 197 x0.9 251 x1.14 312 x1.42 376 x1.71
230 160 x0.7 207 x0.9 262 x1.14 324 x1.41 390 x1.69
240 168 x0.7 216 x0.9 273 x1.14 336 x1.4 402 x1.68
250 176 x0.71 225 x0.9 283 x1.13 347 x1.39 415 x1.66
260 184 x0.71 234 x0.9 293 x1.13 359 x1.38 427 x1.64
270 192 x0.71 243 x0.9 303 x1.12 370 x1.37 439 x1.63
280 200 x0.71 252 x0.9 313 x1.12 380 x1.36 451 x1.61
290 207 x0.72 260 x0.9 322 x1.11 391 x1.35 462 x1.59
300 215 x0.72 269 x0.9 332 x1.11 401 x1.34 473 x1.58
310 222 x0.72 277 x0.89 341 x1.1 411 x1.33 484 x1.56
All 103 149 206 272 344

These male standards were last updated 3 days ago and are based on 12,000 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 20 x0.23 38 x0.43 63 x0.71 95 x1.05 130 x1.45
100 25 x0.25 45 x0.45 71 x0.71 104 x1.04 142 x1.42
110 29 x0.27 51 x0.46 79 x0.72 113 x1.03 152 x1.38
120 34 x0.28 56 x0.47 86 x0.72 122 x1.02 162 x1.35
130 38 x0.29 62 x0.48 93 x0.72 130 x1 171 x1.32
140 43 x0.3 67 x0.48 100 x0.71 138 x0.99 180 x1.29
150 47 x0.31 73 x0.48 106 x0.71 145 x0.97 189 x1.26
160 51 x0.32 78 x0.49 112 x0.7 153 x0.95 197 x1.23
170 55 x0.32 83 x0.49 118 x0.69 160 x0.94 205 x1.21
180 59 x0.33 88 x0.49 124 x0.69 166 x0.92 213 x1.18
190 63 x0.33 92 x0.49 129 x0.68 173 x0.91 220 x1.16
200 66 x0.33 97 x0.48 135 x0.67 179 x0.89 227 x1.13
210 70 x0.33 101 x0.48 140 x0.67 185 x0.88 233 x1.11
220 74 x0.33 105 x0.48 145 x0.66 191 x0.87 240 x1.09
230 77 x0.34 110 x0.48 150 x0.65 196 x0.85 246 x1.07
240 81 x0.34 114 x0.47 155 x0.64 202 x0.84 252 x1.05
250 84 x0.34 118 x0.47 159 x0.64 207 x0.83 258 x1.03
260 87 x0.34 122 x0.47 164 x0.63 212 x0.82 264 x1.02
All 40 68 104 148 197

These female standards were last updated 3 days ago and are based on 778 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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