Deadlift

Deadlift Standards

Measured in kg

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 18,207,373 lifts by Strength Level users

Male Deadlift Standards (kg)

Entire Community

Strength LevelWeight
Beginner78 kg
Novice112 kg
Intermediate152 kg
Advanced200 kg
Elite250 kg
Strength LevelBodyweight Ratio
Beginner1.00x
Novice1.50x
Intermediate2.00x
Advanced2.50x
Elite3.00x

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

What is the average Deadlift? The average Deadlift weight for a male lifter is 152 kg (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 78 kg (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
50446593125160
555174103137174
605883114149187
656692124160200
7073100133171212
7579108142182224
8086116151192235
8593123160201245
9099131168211256
95105138176220266
100111145184228275
105117151192237284
110123158199245293
115129164206253302
120134171213261311
125140177220268319
130145183227276327
135150188233283335
140155194240290342
AgeBeg.Nov.Int.Adv.Elite
156795130170213
2076109148194244
2578112152200250
3078112152200250
3578112152200250
4078112152200250
4574106145189238
507099136178223
556592125164206
605984115150188
655376103135170
70486893122153
75436183109136
8038547497122
8534496787109
903144607999

How many sets and reps of Deadlift should I do?

These are the most popular Deadlift workouts done by male lifters:

3x5 14%
5x5 12%
2x5 6%
3x10 6%
4x5 6%

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kg
kg
years old

Female Deadlift Standards (kg)

Entire Community

Strength LevelWeight
Beginner38 kg
Novice60 kg
Intermediate87 kg
Advanced120 kg
Elite157 kg
Strength LevelBodyweight Ratio
Beginner0.50x
Novice1.00x
Intermediate1.25x
Advanced1.75x
Elite2.50x

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

What is the average Deadlift? The average Deadlift weight for a female lifter is 87 kg (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 38 kg (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
4024406289118
4527456895126
50314973102133
55345378107140
60375783113146
65406187118152
70436491123157
75456795127163
80487199132168
855174102136172
905377106140177
955579109144181
1005882112147185
1056085116151189
1106287119154193
1156490121158197
1206692124161200
AgeBeg.Nov.Int.Adv.Elite
15325174102133
20375885117153
25386087120157
30386087120157
35386087120157
40386087120157
45365783114149
50345378107139
5531497299129
6029456690118
6526415982106
702336537395
752133486685
801929435976
851726385368
901523344762

How many sets and reps of Deadlift should I do?

These are the most popular Deadlift workouts done by female lifters:

3x5 10%
5x5 10%
3x10 7%
3x8 5%
2x1 5%

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kg
kg
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.