Close Grip Bench Press

Close Grip Bench Press Standards

Measured in lb

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 287,299 lifts by Strength Level users

Male Close Grip Bench Press Standards (lb)

Entire Community

Strength LevelWeight
Beginner104 lb
Novice149 lb
Intermediate206 lb
Advanced271 lb
Elite342 lb
Strength LevelBodyweight Ratio
Beginner0.50x
Novice0.75x
Intermediate1.25x
Advanced1.50x
Elite2.00x

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 104 lb (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
1104976110150194
1205988124167213
13070101139184232
14080113153200250
15090125167216268
160100136180231285
170110148194246301
180119159206260317
190129170219274332
200138180231288347
210147191243301362
220156201254314376
230165211266326390
240174221277339403
250183231288350416
260191240298362429
270199250309374441
280208259319385454
290216268329396466
300224277339407477
310231286348417489
AgeBeg.Nov.Int.Adv.Elite
1588127175231291
20101145200264333
25104149206271342
30104149206271342
35104149206271342
40104149206271342
4598142195257324
5092133183241304
5585123169223282
6078112155204257
6570101140184232
706391125165208
755781112148186
805173100132167
85456590118149
90415981107135

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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lb
years old

Female Close Grip Bench Press Standards (lb)

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Strength LevelWeight
Beginner45 lb
Novice72 lb
Intermediate109 lb
Advanced153 lb
Elite202 lb
Strength LevelBodyweight Ratio
Beginner0.30x
Novice0.50x
Intermediate0.75x
Advanced1.05x
Elite1.35x

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 109 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 45 lb (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
9022406596131
100274774106143
110325482116154
120376090125165
130426697134175
1404772104142184
1505177111150193
1605683117158202
1706088124165210
1806494130172218
1906999136179226
20073104142186233
21077108147192241
22081113153198248
23084118158204254
24088122163210261
25092126168216267
26096131173221273
AgeBeg.Nov.Int.Adv.Elite
15386293130172
204371106149196
254572109153202
304572109153202
354572109153202
404572109153202
454269103145191
50406497136179
55376090126166
60335482115151
65304974104137
7027446693123
7524395983110
802235537498
851932486788
901829436079

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 female lifters:

3x10 18%
3x8 10%
3x6 7%
4x8 7%
3x5 7%

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lb
lb
years old

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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.