Close Grip Dumbbell Bench Press

Close Grip Dumbbell Bench Press Standards

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Close Grip Dumbbell Bench Press strength standards help you to compare your one-rep max lift with other lifters at your bodyweight.

Our community Close Grip Dumbbell Bench Press standards are based on 27,000 lifts by Strength Level users
Close Grip Dumbbell Bench Press

Male Close Grip Dumbbell Bench Press Standards (lb)

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Strength Level Weight
Beginner 25 lb
Novice 48 lb
Intermediate 81 lb
Advanced 123 lb
Elite 171 lb
Strength Level Bodyweight Ratio
Beginner 0.15x
Novice 0.30x
Intermediate 0.45x
Advanced 0.70x
Elite 1.00x

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

What is the average Close Grip Dumbbell Bench Press? The average Close Grip Dumbbell Bench Press weight for a male lifter is 81 lb (1RM). This makes you Intermediate on Strength Level and is a very impressive lift.

What is a good Close Grip Dumbbell Bench Press? Male beginners should aim to lift 25 lb (1RM) which is still impressive compared to the general population.

By Weight and Age

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
110 5 15 32 56 84
120 8 21 40 66 97
130 12 26 48 76 109
140 16 32 56 86 120
150 20 38 64 95 132
160 25 44 72 105 143
170 29 51 79 115 154
180 34 57 87 124 165
190 39 63 95 133 175
200 44 69 102 142 185
210 49 75 110 151 195
220 54 82 117 159 205
230 59 88 124 168 215
240 63 94 132 176 224
250 68 100 139 184 233
260 73 105 146 192 242
270 78 111 152 200 251
280 83 117 159 207 260
290 88 123 166 215 268
300 93 128 172 222 276
310 97 134 179 230 285
Age Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
15 21 41 69 105 146
20 24 47 79 120 167
25 25 48 81 123 171
30 25 48 81 123 171
35 25 48 81 123 171
40 25 48 81 123 171
45 23 46 77 117 163
50 22 43 73 110 153
55 20 40 67 102 141
60 19 36 61 93 129
65 17 33 55 84 116
70 15 29 50 75 104
75 13 26 44 67 93
80 12 24 40 60 84
85 11 21 36 54 75
90 10 19 32 49 67

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Female Close Grip Dumbbell Bench Press Standards (lb)

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Strength Level Weight
Beginner 9 lb
Novice 20 lb
Intermediate 35 lb
Advanced 56 lb
Elite 80 lb
Strength Level Bodyweight Ratio
Beginner 0.05x
Novice 0.15x
Intermediate 0.25x
Advanced 0.40x
Elite 0.55x

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

What is the average Close Grip Dumbbell Bench Press? The average Close Grip Dumbbell Bench Press weight for a female lifter is 35 lb (1RM). This makes you Intermediate on Strength Level and is a very impressive lift.

What is a good Close Grip Dumbbell Bench Press? Female beginners should aim to lift 9 lb (1RM) which is still impressive compared to the general population.

By Weight and Age

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
90 5 13 26 44 64
100 6 15 28 46 67
110 7 16 30 49 70
120 7 17 32 51 73
130 8 18 33 53 76
140 9 20 35 55 78
150 10 21 36 57 80
160 11 22 38 58 82
170 11 23 39 60 84
180 12 24 41 62 86
190 13 25 42 63 88
200 13 26 43 65 90
210 14 27 44 66 91
220 15 28 45 68 93
230 15 28 47 69 95
240 16 29 48 70 96
250 16 30 49 72 98
260 17 31 50 73 99
Age Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
15 8 17 30 48 68
20 9 19 35 54 78
25 9 20 35 56 80
30 9 20 35 56 80
35 9 20 35 56 80
40 9 20 35 56 80
45 8 19 34 53 76
50 8 17 32 50 71
55 7 16 29 46 66
60 7 15 27 42 60
65 6 13 24 38 54
70 5 12 22 34 49
75 5 11 19 30 43
80 4 10 17 27 39
85 4 9 15 24 35
90 3 8 14 22 31

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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.