Dumbbell Shoulder Press

Dumbbell Shoulder Press Standards

Measured in kg

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

Our community Dumbbell Shoulder Press standards are based on 1,677,728 lifts by Strength Level users

Male Dumbbell Shoulder Press Standards (kg)

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Strength LevelWeight
Beginner13 kg
Novice21 kg
Intermediate32 kg
Advanced45 kg
Elite60 kg

How much should I be able to Dumbbell Shoulder Press? (kg)

What is the average Dumbbell Shoulder Press? The average Dumbbell Shoulder Press weight for a male lifter is 32 kg (1RM). This makes you Intermediate on Strength Level and is a very impressive lift.

What is a good Dumbbell Shoulder Press? Male beginners should aim to lift 13 kg (1RM) which is still impressive compared to the general population.

Dumbbell weights are for one dumbbell and include the weight of the bar, normally 2 kg / 4.4 lb

By Weight and Age

BWBeg.Nov.Int.Adv.Elite
50611192838
55813213142
60915243446
651117263749
701219294052
751421314255
801523334558
851625354761
901826375064
951928395266
1002130415469
1052231435771
1102333455974
1152535476176
1202636496378
1252738506580
1302939526783
1353041546985
1403142557087

How many sets and reps of Dumbbell Shoulder Press should I do?

These are the most popular Dumbbell Shoulder Press workouts done by male lifters:

3x10 19%
3x8 12%
3x12 8%
4x10 7%
4x8 6%

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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.