JM Press

JM Press Standards

Measured in lb

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

Our community JM Press standards are based on 17,000 lifts by Strength Level users
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Male JM Press Standards (lb)

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Strength Level Weight
Beginner 53 lb
Novice 92 lb
Intermediate 146 lb
Advanced 212 lb
Elite 286 lb
Strength Level Bodyweight Ratio
Beginner 0.25x
Novice 0.50x
Intermediate 0.75x
Advanced 1.00x
Elite 1.50x

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

What is the average JM Press? The average JM Press weight for a male lifter is 146 lb (1RM). This makes you Intermediate on Strength Level and is a very impressive lift.

What is a good JM Press? Male beginners should aim to lift 53 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 15 36 68 109 158
120 21 44 79 123 174
130 26 52 89 135 189
140 32 60 99 148 203
150 37 68 109 160 217
160 43 75 118 171 231
170 49 83 128 183 244
180 55 90 137 194 257
190 60 98 146 204 269
200 66 105 155 215 281
210 72 112 164 225 293
220 77 119 172 235 304
230 83 126 180 245 315
240 89 133 188 254 326
250 94 139 196 263 336
260 99 146 204 272 346
270 105 152 212 281 356
280 110 159 219 290 366
290 115 165 227 298 375
300 121 171 234 306 385
310 126 177 241 315 394
Age Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
15 45 79 124 180 244
20 51 90 142 206 279
25 53 92 146 212 286
30 53 92 146 212 286
35 53 92 146 212 286
40 53 92 146 212 286
45 50 88 139 201 271
50 47 82 130 189 255
55 43 76 120 174 236
60 40 69 110 159 215
65 36 63 99 144 194
70 32 56 89 129 174
75 29 50 80 115 156
80 26 45 71 103 139
85 23 40 64 93 125
90 21 36 57 83 112

How many sets and reps of JM Press should I do?

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

3x8 15%
3x10 14%
3x15 8%
3x12 8%
4x8 5%

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Female JM Press Standards (lb)

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Strength Level Weight
Beginner 16 lb
Novice 35 lb
Intermediate 62 lb
Advanced 97 lb
Elite 138 lb
Strength Level Bodyweight Ratio
Beginner 0.10x
Novice 0.25x
Intermediate 0.45x
Advanced 0.70x
Elite 0.95x

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

What is the average JM Press? The average JM Press 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 JM Press? Female beginners should aim to lift 16 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 8 21 42 71 105
100 10 24 47 76 111
110 11 27 51 81 117
120 13 30 54 86 123
130 15 33 58 91 129
140 17 35 61 95 134
150 19 38 65 99 138
160 20 40 68 103 143
170 22 42 71 107 147
180 24 45 74 110 152
190 25 47 77 114 156
200 27 49 79 117 160
210 28 51 82 120 163
220 30 53 85 123 167
230 31 55 87 126 170
240 33 57 90 129 174
250 34 59 92 132 177
260 36 61 94 135 180
Age Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
15 14 30 53 83 118
20 16 34 61 95 135
25 16 35 62 97 138
30 16 35 62 97 138
35 16 35 62 97 138
40 16 35 62 97 138
45 15 33 59 92 131
50 14 31 55 87 123
55 13 29 51 80 114
60 12 26 47 73 104
65 11 24 42 66 94
70 10 21 38 59 84
75 9 19 34 53 75
80 8 17 30 47 67
85 7 15 27 43 60
90 6 14 24 38 54

How many sets and reps of JM Press should I do?

These are the most popular JM Press workouts done by female lifters:

3x10 33%
3x5 33%
2x10 33%

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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.