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 14,444,423 lifts by Strength Level users

Male Deadlift Standards (kg)

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Strength Level Weight
Beginner 78 kg
Novice 112 kg
Intermediate 152 kg
Advanced 200 kg
Elite 250 kg
Strength Level Bodyweight Ratio
Beginner 1.00x
Novice 1.50x
Intermediate 2.00x
Advanced 2.50x
Elite 3.00x

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

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
50 44 65 93 125 160
55 51 74 103 137 174
60 58 83 114 149 187
65 66 92 124 160 200
70 73 100 133 171 212
75 79 108 142 182 224
80 86 116 151 192 235
85 93 123 160 201 245
90 99 131 168 211 256
95 105 138 176 220 266
100 111 145 184 228 275
105 117 151 192 237 284
110 123 158 199 245 293
115 129 164 206 253 302
120 134 171 213 261 311
125 140 177 220 268 319
130 145 183 227 276 327
135 150 188 233 283 335
140 155 194 240 290 342
Age Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
15 67 95 130 170 213
20 76 109 148 194 244
25 78 112 152 200 250
30 78 112 152 200 250
35 78 112 152 200 250
40 78 112 152 200 250
45 74 106 145 189 238
50 70 99 136 178 223
55 65 92 125 164 206
60 59 84 115 150 188
65 53 76 103 135 170
70 48 68 93 122 153
75 43 61 83 109 136
80 38 54 74 97 122
85 34 49 67 87 109
90 31 44 60 79 99

How many sets and reps of Deadlift should I do?

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

3x5 14%
5x5 13%
2x5 6%
4x5 6%
3x10 6%

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Female Deadlift Standards (kg)

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Strength Level Weight
Beginner 38 kg
Novice 60 kg
Intermediate 87 kg
Advanced 120 kg
Elite 157 kg
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? (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

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
40 24 40 62 89 118
45 27 45 68 95 126
50 31 49 73 102 133
55 34 53 78 107 140
60 37 57 83 113 146
65 40 61 87 118 152
70 43 64 91 123 157
75 45 67 95 127 163
80 48 71 99 132 168
85 51 74 102 136 172
90 53 77 106 140 177
95 55 79 109 144 181
100 58 82 112 147 185
105 60 85 116 151 189
110 62 87 119 154 193
115 64 90 121 158 197
120 66 92 124 161 200
Age Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
15 32 51 74 102 133
20 37 58 85 117 153
25 38 60 87 120 157
30 38 60 87 120 157
35 38 60 87 120 157
40 38 60 87 120 157
45 36 57 83 114 149
50 34 53 78 107 139
55 31 49 72 99 129
60 29 45 66 90 118
65 26 41 59 82 106
70 23 36 53 73 95
75 21 33 48 66 85
80 19 29 43 59 76
85 17 26 38 53 68
90 15 23 34 47 62

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%
2x1 5%
4x5 5%

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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.