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 302,806 lifts by Strength Level users

Male Close Grip Bench Press Standards (lb)

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Strength LevelWeight
Beginner104 lb
Novice149 lb
Intermediate206 lb
Advanced271 lb
Elite342 lb

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

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.