Deadlift

Deadlift Standards

Measured in lb

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

Our community Deadlift standards are based on 12,883,000 lifts by Strength Level users

Male Deadlift Standards (lb)

Entire Community

Strength Level Weight
Beginner 171 lb
Novice 244 lb
Intermediate 334 lb
Advanced 439 lb
Elite 552 lb
Strength Level Bodyweight Ratio
Beginner 1.00x
Novice 1.25x
Intermediate 2.00x
Advanced 2.50x
Elite 3.00x

How much should I be able to Deadlift? (lb)

What is the average Deadlift? The average Deadlift weight for a male lifter is 334 lb (1RM). This makes you Intermediate on Strength Level and is a very impressive lift.

What is a good Deadlift? Male beginners should aim to lift 171 lb (1RM) which is still impressive compared to the general population.

By Weight and Age

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
110 93 141 201 271 349
120 108 159 223 297 377
130 123 177 243 321 404
140 138 194 264 344 430
150 152 211 283 366 455
160 166 228 302 388 479
170 180 244 321 409 502
180 193 259 339 429 525
190 206 274 356 448 546
200 219 289 373 467 567
210 232 303 389 485 587
220 244 318 405 503 607
230 256 331 421 520 626
240 268 345 436 537 644
250 280 358 451 554 662
260 291 371 465 570 680
270 302 383 479 585 697
280 313 396 493 600 713
290 324 408 506 615 729
300 334 420 519 630 745
310 345 431 532 644 761
Age Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
15 145 208 285 374 470
20 166 238 326 428 538
25 171 244 334 439 552
30 171 244 334 439 552
35 171 244 334 439 552
40 171 244 334 439 552
45 162 231 317 416 524
50 152 217 298 391 492
55 141 201 275 361 455
60 128 183 251 330 415
65 116 166 227 298 375
70 104 149 204 267 336
75 93 133 182 239 301
80 83 119 163 214 269
85 75 106 146 192 241
90 67 96 131 173 217

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Female Deadlift Standards (lb)

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Strength Level Weight
Beginner 85 lb
Novice 132 lb
Intermediate 194 lb
Advanced 267 lb
Elite 347 lb
Strength Level Bodyweight Ratio
Beginner 0.50x
Novice 1.00x
Intermediate 1.25x
Advanced 1.75x
Elite 2.50x

How much should I be able to Deadlift? (lb)

What is the average Deadlift? The average Deadlift weight for a female lifter is 194 lb (1RM). This makes you Intermediate on Strength Level and is a very impressive lift.

What is a good Deadlift? Female beginners should aim to lift 85 lb (1RM) which is still impressive compared to the general population.

By Weight and Age

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
90 54 91 139 199 265
100 61 100 151 212 280
110 68 109 161 225 295
120 74 117 171 237 308
130 81 125 181 248 321
140 87 132 190 258 333
150 93 139 199 268 344
160 98 146 207 278 355
170 104 153 215 287 366
180 109 159 222 296 375
190 114 166 230 304 385
200 119 172 237 312 394
210 124 177 243 320 403
220 129 183 250 327 411
230 133 188 256 335 419
240 138 194 262 342 427
250 142 199 268 348 435
260 146 204 274 355 442
Age Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
15 72 113 165 227 296
20 83 129 189 260 338
25 85 132 194 267 347
30 85 132 194 267 347
35 85 132 194 267 347
40 85 132 194 267 347
45 80 126 184 253 329
50 75 118 173 237 309
55 70 109 160 220 286
60 64 100 146 200 261
65 58 90 132 181 236
70 52 81 118 163 212
75 46 72 106 145 189
80 41 65 94 130 169
85 37 58 85 116 152
90 33 52 76 105 137

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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.