EZ Bar Curl

EZ Bar Curl Standards

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

Our community EZ Bar Curl standards are based on 168,000 lifts by Strength Level users
EZ Bar Curl

Male EZ Bar Curl Standards (lb)

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Strength Level Weight
Beginner 45 lb
Novice 70 lb
Intermediate 103 lb
Advanced 142 lb
Elite 186 lb
Strength Level Bodyweight Ratio
Beginner 0.25x
Novice 0.40x
Intermediate 0.60x
Advanced 0.85x
Elite 1.10x

How much should I be able to EZ Bar Curl? (lb)

What is the average EZ Bar Curl? The average EZ Bar Curl weight for a male lifter is 103 lb (1RM). This makes you Intermediate on Strength Level and is a very impressive lift.

What is a good EZ Bar Curl? Male beginners should aim to lift 45 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

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
110 26 44 69 99 133
120 30 49 75 107 142
130 33 54 81 114 150
140 37 59 87 120 157
150 40 63 92 127 165
160 44 67 97 133 171
170 47 72 102 138 178
180 51 76 107 144 184
190 54 80 112 150 191
200 57 83 116 155 197
210 60 87 121 160 202
220 63 91 125 165 208
230 66 94 129 169 213
240 69 98 133 174 218
250 72 101 137 179 223
260 75 104 141 183 228
270 77 108 145 187 233
280 80 111 148 191 238
290 83 114 152 195 242
300 85 117 155 199 246
310 88 120 159 203 251
Age Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
15 38 60 88 121 158
20 44 69 101 139 181
25 45 70 103 142 186
30 45 70 103 142 186
35 45 70 103 142 186
40 45 70 103 142 186
45 43 67 98 135 176
50 40 63 92 127 165
55 37 58 85 117 153
60 34 53 78 107 140
65 31 48 70 97 126
70 27 43 63 87 113
75 24 38 56 78 101
80 22 34 50 69 90
85 20 31 45 62 81
90 18 28 41 56 73

How many sets and reps of EZ Bar Curl should I do?

These are the most popular EZ Bar Curl workouts done by male lifters:

3x10 19%
3x8 11%
3x12 8%
4x10 7%
4x8 4%

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Female EZ Bar Curl Standards (lb)

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Strength Level Weight
Beginner 24 lb
Novice 40 lb
Intermediate 62 lb
Advanced 88 lb
Elite 118 lb
Strength Level Bodyweight Ratio
Beginner 0.15x
Novice 0.30x
Intermediate 0.40x
Advanced 0.60x
Elite 0.80x

How much should I be able to EZ Bar Curl? (lb)

What is the average EZ Bar Curl? The average EZ Bar Curl weight for a female lifter is 62 lb (1RM). This makes you Intermediate on Strength Level and is a very impressive lift.

What is a good EZ Bar Curl? Female beginners should aim to lift 24 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

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
90 13 25 42 63 87
100 16 28 46 68 93
110 18 31 50 72 98
120 20 34 53 77 103
130 22 37 57 81 108
140 24 40 60 85 112
150 26 42 63 88 116
160 28 45 66 92 120
170 30 47 69 95 124
180 32 49 72 99 128
190 33 51 74 102 132
200 35 54 77 105 135
210 37 56 79 108 138
220 39 58 82 110 141
230 40 60 84 113 144
240 42 62 86 116 147
250 43 63 89 118 150
260 45 65 91 121 153
Age Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
15 20 34 53 75 100
20 23 39 60 86 115
25 24 40 62 88 118
30 24 40 62 88 118
35 24 40 62 88 118
40 24 40 62 88 118
45 22 38 59 84 112
50 21 36 55 79 105
55 19 33 51 73 97
60 18 30 46 66 89
65 16 27 42 60 80
70 14 24 38 54 72
75 13 22 34 48 64
80 12 20 30 43 57
85 10 17 27 39 51
90 9 16 24 35 46

How many sets and reps of EZ Bar Curl should I do?

These are the most popular EZ Bar Curl workouts done by female lifters:

3x10 18%
4x10 9%
3x15 8%
2x8 6%
5x5 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.