Incline Bench Press

Incline Bench Press Standards

Measured in lb

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

Our community Incline Bench Press standards are based on 1,457,671 lifts by Strength Level users

Male Incline Bench Press Standards (lb)

Entire Community

Strength LevelWeight
Beginner98 lb
Novice142 lb
Intermediate196 lb
Advanced260 lb
Elite329 lb

How much should I be able to Incline Bench Press? (lb)

What is the average Incline Bench Press? The average Incline Bench Press weight for a male lifter is 196 lb (1RM). This makes you Intermediate on Strength Level and is a very impressive lift.

What is a good Incline Bench Press? Male beginners should aim to lift 98 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
1104875108148192
1205886122165211
1306798136180229
14077109149196246
15086120162210262
16095131175225278
170104142187239294
180113152199252309
190122162211265323
200131172222278337
210139182233290351
220148192244302364
230156201255314377
240164210265326389
250172219275337402
260180228285348413
270188237294358425
280195245304369436
290203254313379448
300210262322389458
310217270331399469

How many sets and reps of Incline Bench Press should I do?

These are the most popular Incline Bench Press workouts done by male lifters:

3x10 12%
3x8 10%
3x5 7%
5x5 7%
4x8 7%

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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.