Crunches Standards (lb)

Crunches strength standards help you to compare your one-rep max lift with other lifters at your bodyweight.

Our crunches standards are new and we will be refining them over the next six months as we collect more data from lifters using Strength Level.

Go to gender: ♂ Male ♀ Female
Select your weight unit: Kilograms (kg) Pounds (lb)

Male Crunches Standards (lb)

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
120 9 +34 lb 33 +130 lb 64 +255 lb 102 +405 lb 144 +572 lb
130 10 +41 lb 33 +142 lb 63 +271 lb 99 +426 lb 138 +598 lb
140 11 +48 lb 33 +152 lb 62 +286 lb 96 +446 lb 134 +621 lb
150 11 +54 lb 33 +162 lb 61 +300 lb 93 +464 lb 129 +643 lb
160 12 +60 lb 33 +172 lb 59 +314 lb 91 +481 lb 125 +664 lb
170 12 +65 lb 32 +180 lb 58 +326 lb 88 +497 lb 121 +683 lb
180 12 +70 lb 32 +188 lb 57 +337 lb 86 +511 lb 117 +701 lb
190 12 +74 lb 31 +196 lb 55 +348 lb 83 +525 lb 114 +718 lb
200 12 +78 lb 31 +203 lb 54 +358 lb 81 +538 lb 111 +734 lb
210 12 +82 lb 30 +209 lb 53 +367 lb 79 +551 lb 108 +749 lb
220 12 +85 lb 30 +215 lb 52 +376 lb 77 +562 lb 105 +763 lb
230 12 +88 lb 29 +221 lb 51 +384 lb 75 +573 lb 102 +777 lb
240 12 +91 lb 29 +226 lb 49 +392 lb 73 +583 lb 99 +789 lb
250 12 +94 lb 28 +231 lb 48 +399 lb 72 +593 lb 97 +801 lb
260 12 +96 lb 28 +235 lb 47 +406 lb 70 +602 lb 94 +813 lb
270 11 +98 lb 27 +239 lb 46 +412 lb 68 +611 lb 92 +823 lb
280 11 +100 lb 27 +243 lb 45 +418 lb 67 +619 lb 90 +833 lb
290 11 +101 lb 26 +247 lb 44 +424 lb 65 +626 lb 88 +843 lb
300 11 +102 lb 25 +250 lb 43 +429 lb 64 +633 lb 86 +852 lb
310 10 +103 lb 25 +253 lb 42 +434 lb 62 +640 lb 84 +861 lb
All 10 31 59 93 130

These male standards were last updated a month ago and are based on 306 filtered lifts.

Female Crunches Standards (lb)

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
100 5 +10 lb 29 +97 lb 65 +214 lb 108 +360 lb 158 +525 lb
110 5 +11 lb 28 +101 lb 61 +223 lb 102 +372 lb 148 +541 lb
120 5 +11 lb 27 +105 lb 58 +230 lb 96 +383 lb 139 +555 lb
130 4 +12 lb 26 +108 lb 55 +237 lb 91 +393 lb 131 +568 lb
140 4 +11 lb 24 +111 lb 52 +242 lb 87 +401 lb 125 +579 lb
150 4 +11 lb 23 +113 lb 50 +247 lb 82 +409 lb 118 +589 lb
160 4 +10 lb 22 +114 lb 48 +251 lb 78 +416 lb 113 +598 lb
170 3 +8 lb 21 +115 lb 45 +255 lb 75 +421 lb 108 +606 lb
180 3 +7 lb 20 +116 lb 43 +258 lb 72 +427 lb 103 +614 lb
190 2 +5 lb 19 +116 lb 42 +260 lb 69 +431 lb 98 +620 lb
200 2 +3 lb 18 +116 lb 40 +262 lb 66 +435 lb 94 +626 lb
210 2 +0 lb 17 +115 lb 38 +263 lb 63 +438 lb 91 +631 lb
220 1 -3 lb 16 +115 lb 37 +264 lb 61 +441 lb 87 +636 lb
230 1 -5 lb 15 +113 lb 35 +265 lb 58 +444 lb 84 +640 lb
240 < 1 -9 lb 14 +112 lb 34 +265 lb 56 +446 lb 81 +644 lb
250 < 1 -12 lb 14 +110 lb 32 +265 lb 54 +447 lb 78 +647 lb
260 < 1 -15 lb 13 +108 lb 31 +265 lb 52 +449 lb 75 +650 lb
All 3 24 53 88 128

These female standards were last updated a month ago and are based on 38 filtered lifts.

What is my exact level?

The Strength Level Calculator can show your exact level of strength at any bodyweight.

Strength Level Calculator

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.

More Exercises

Barbell

Bench 4,132,000 lifts Deadlift 2,485,000 lifts Squat 2,388,000 lifts Shoulder Press 663,000 lifts Barbell Curl 357,000 lifts Bent Over Row 224,000 lifts Front Squat 235,000 lifts Incline Bench Press 26,000 lifts Hex Bar Deadlift 25,000 lifts Romanian Deadlift 22,000 lifts Barbell Shrug 9,000 lifts Hip Thrust 14,000 lifts Upright Row 10,000 lifts Decline Bench Press 6,000 lifts Good Morning 5,000 lifts T-Bar Row (experimental) Pendlay Row (experimental) Lying Tricep Extension (experimental) Tricep Extension (experimental)

Bodyweight

Pull Ups 313,000 lifts Push Ups 86,000 lifts Dips 126,000 lifts Chin Ups 19,000 lifts Muscle Ups (experimental) Sit Ups (experimental) Crunches (experimental)

Olympic

Power Clean 214,000 lifts Snatch 66,000 lifts Clean & Jerk 66,000 lifts Push Press 44,000 lifts Clean 47,000 lifts Clean & Press 79,000 lifts Thruster (experimental) Push Jerk (experimental)

Dumbbell

Dumbbell Curl 111,000 lifts Dumbbell Bench Press 119,000 lifts Dumbbell Shoulder Press 66,000 lifts Dumbbell Lateral Raise 18,000 lifts Dumbbell Row 33,000 lifts Dumbbell Front Raise 8,000 lifts Dumbbell Shrug 6,000 lifts Dumbbell Lunge (experimental) Dumbbell Concentration Curl (experimental) Incline Dumbbell Press (experimental) Incline Dumbbell Fly (experimental) Lying Dumbbell Tricep Extension (experimental) Dumbbell Tricep Extension (experimental) Dumbbell Fly (experimental)

Machine

Sled Leg Press 37,000 lifts Horizontal Leg Press 23,000 lifts Leg Extension 10,000 lifts Seated Leg Curl (experimental) Lying Leg Curl (experimental) Calf Raise (experimental)

Cable

Lat Pulldown 44,000 lifts Tricep Rope Pushdown (experimental) Tricep Pushdown (experimental) + More Exercises

Exercise Comparisons

Compare crunches versus one of the following exercises:

Pull Ups Push Ups Dips Chin Ups Muscle Ups Sit Ups