Close Grip Bench Press

Close Grip Bench Press Standards

Measured in kg

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 298,699 lifts by Strength Level users

Male Close Grip Bench Press Standards (kg)

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Strength LevelWeight
Beginner47 kg
Novice68 kg
Intermediate93 kg
Advanced123 kg
Elite155 kg

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

What is the average Close Grip Bench Press? The average Close Grip Bench Press weight for a male lifter is 93 kg (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 47 kg (1RM) which is still impressive compared to the general population.

Barbell weights include the weight of the bar, normally 20 kg / 44 lb.

By Weight and Age

BWBeg.Nov.Int.Adv.Elite
502235506888
552841577798
6033476585107
6538537293116
70435978101125
75486585108133
80527091116141
85577698123149
906281104129157
956786110136164
1007192116143171
1057697121149178
11080101127155184
11584106132161191
12088111137167197
12593116143172203
13097120148178209
135101125153183215
140105129157189221

How many sets and reps of Close Grip Bench Press should I do?

These are the most popular Close Grip Bench Press workouts done by male lifters:

3x10 14%
3x8 13%
3x5 8%
3x12 7%
3x6 7%

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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.