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 18,207,373 lifts by Strength Level users

Male Deadlift Standards (lb)

Entire Community

Strength LevelWeight
Beginner173 lb
Novice246 lb
Intermediate336 lb
Advanced440 lb
Elite552 lb
Strength LevelBodyweight Ratio
Beginner1.00x
Novice1.50x
Intermediate2.00x
Advanced2.50x
Elite3.00x

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

What is the average Deadlift? The average Deadlift weight for a male lifter is 336 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 173 lb (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
11096144204275352
120111162225300380
130126179246323407
140140197266346433
150154213286368457
160168229304389481
170181245322410503
180195261340430525
190208275357449546
200220290373467567
210233304389485587
220245318405503606
230257332420520624
240268345435536642
250280358450552660
260291370464568677
270302383478583694
280313395491598710
290323407504613726
300333418517627741
310344430530641756
AgeBeg.Nov.Int.Adv.Elite
15147209286375470
20169240327429538
25173246336440552
30173246336440552
35173246336440552
40173246336440552
45164233319417524
50154219299392492
55142202277362455
60130185252331415
65118167228299375
70105150205268336
7594134183240301
8084120164214269
8576107147192241
906897132173217

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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lb
lb
years old

Female Deadlift Standards (lb)

Entire Community

Strength LevelWeight
Beginner84 lb
Novice132 lb
Intermediate193 lb
Advanced265 lb
Elite345 lb
Strength LevelBodyweight Ratio
Beginner0.50x
Novice1.00x
Intermediate1.25x
Advanced1.75x
Elite2.50x

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

What is the average Deadlift? The average Deadlift weight for a female lifter is 193 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 84 lb (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
905490139198264
1006199150211279
11067108161224294
12074116171235307
13080124180246319
14086131189257331
15092138197267343
16097145205276353
170103152213285363
180108158221294373
190113164228302382
200118170235310391
210123176241317400
220127181248325408
230132186254332416
240136192260339424
250140197266345431
260144201272352438
AgeBeg.Nov.Int.Adv.Elite
1572112164226294
2082128188258337
2584132193265345
3084132193265345
3584132193265345
4084132193265345
4580125183252328
5075117171236308
5569108159218284
606399145199260
655789131180235
705180117162210
754672105145188
80416494129168
85375784116151
90335276104136

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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lb
lb
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.