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Machine Shoulder Press Standards (lb)

Machine shoulder press strength standards help you to compare your one-rep max lift with other lifters at your bodyweight.

Our machine shoulder press standards are based on 12,000 lifts by Strength Level users.

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Male Machine Shoulder Press Standards (lb)

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
110 23 x0.21 53 x0.48 97 x0.88 155 x1.41 223 x2.03
120 29 x0.24 61 x0.51 109 x0.91 170 x1.42 241 x2.01
130 35 x0.27 70 x0.54 121 x0.93 185 x1.42 258 x1.99
140 41 x0.29 79 x0.56 132 x0.94 198 x1.42 275 x1.96
150 47 x0.31 87 x0.58 143 x0.95 212 x1.41 290 x1.93
160 53 x0.33 96 x0.6 153 x0.96 225 x1.4 305 x1.91
170 60 x0.35 104 x0.61 164 x0.96 237 x1.4 320 x1.88
180 66 x0.36 112 x0.62 174 x0.97 249 x1.38 334 x1.85
190 72 x0.38 120 x0.63 184 x0.97 261 x1.37 347 x1.83
200 78 x0.39 128 x0.64 193 x0.97 272 x1.36 360 x1.8
210 84 x0.4 135 x0.64 202 x0.96 283 x1.35 373 x1.78
220 89 x0.41 143 x0.65 212 x0.96 294 x1.34 385 x1.75
230 95 x0.41 150 x0.65 220 x0.96 304 x1.32 397 x1.73
240 101 x0.42 157 x0.65 229 x0.95 314 x1.31 409 x1.7
250 107 x0.43 164 x0.66 237 x0.95 324 x1.3 420 x1.68
260 112 x0.43 171 x0.66 246 x0.94 334 x1.28 431 x1.66
270 118 x0.44 178 x0.66 254 x0.94 343 x1.27 442 x1.64
280 123 x0.44 184 x0.66 262 x0.93 353 x1.26 452 x1.61
290 128 x0.44 191 x0.66 269 x0.93 362 x1.25 462 x1.59
300 134 x0.45 197 x0.66 277 x0.92 370 x1.23 472 x1.57
310 139 x0.45 203 x0.66 284 x0.92 379 x1.22 482 x1.55
All 55 103 168 250 344

These male standards were last updated a month ago and are based on 4,000 filtered lifts.

Female Machine Shoulder Press Standards (lb)

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
90 10 x0.11 28 x0.31 57 x0.63 96 x1.06 143 x1.58
100 11 x0.11 30 x0.3 60 x0.6 100 x1 148 x1.48
110 12 x0.11 32 x0.29 63 x0.57 104 x0.94 153 x1.39
120 14 x0.11 34 x0.28 66 x0.55 107 x0.9 157 x1.31
130 15 x0.11 36 x0.28 68 x0.53 111 x0.85 161 x1.24
140 16 x0.11 38 x0.27 71 x0.51 114 x0.81 165 x1.18
150 17 x0.11 40 x0.26 73 x0.49 117 x0.78 168 x1.12
160 18 x0.11 41 x0.26 75 x0.47 120 x0.75 172 x1.07
170 19 x0.11 43 x0.25 78 x0.46 123 x0.72 175 x1.03
180 20 x0.11 44 x0.25 80 x0.44 125 x0.7 178 x0.99
190 21 x0.11 46 x0.24 82 x0.43 128 x0.67 181 x0.95
200 22 x0.11 47 x0.24 83 x0.42 130 x0.65 184 x0.92
210 23 x0.11 49 x0.23 85 x0.41 132 x0.63 187 x0.89
220 24 x0.11 50 x0.23 87 x0.4 134 x0.61 189 x0.86
230 25 x0.11 51 x0.22 89 x0.39 136 x0.59 192 x0.83
240 26 x0.11 52 x0.22 90 x0.38 139 x0.58 194 x0.81
250 27 x0.11 54 x0.21 92 x0.37 140 x0.56 196 x0.79
260 28 x0.11 55 x0.21 93 x0.36 142 x0.55 199 x0.76
All 16 39 73 117 169

These female standards were last updated a month ago and are based on 573 filtered lifts.

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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.

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Exercise Comparisons

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Sled Leg Press Horizontal Leg Press Chest Press Leg Extension Pec Deck Fly Calf Raise Vertical Leg Press Seated Leg Curl Hack Squat Lying Leg Curl Seated Calf Raise Hip Abduction Hip Adduction