Register Log In

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 7,000 lifts by Strength Level users.

Select your gender: ♂ Male ♀ Female
Select your weight unit: Kilograms (kg) Pounds (lb)
Apply age bonus:

Male Machine Shoulder Press Standards (lb)

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
110 23 x0.2 52 x0.47 97 x0.88 154 x1.4 222 x2.02
120 28 x0.24 61 x0.51 108 x0.9 169 x1.41 240 x2
130 35 x0.27 70 x0.54 120 x0.92 184 x1.41 257 x1.98
140 41 x0.29 78 x0.56 131 x0.94 198 x1.41 273 x1.95
150 47 x0.31 87 x0.58 142 x0.95 211 x1.41 289 x1.93
160 53 x0.33 95 x0.6 153 x0.95 224 x1.4 304 x1.9
170 59 x0.35 103 x0.61 163 x0.96 236 x1.39 319 x1.87
180 65 x0.36 111 x0.62 173 x0.96 248 x1.38 332 x1.85
190 71 x0.38 119 x0.63 183 x0.96 260 x1.37 346 x1.82
200 77 x0.39 127 x0.64 192 x0.96 271 x1.36 359 x1.79
210 83 x0.4 135 x0.64 202 x0.96 282 x1.34 372 x1.77
220 89 x0.4 142 x0.65 211 x0.96 293 x1.33 384 x1.74
230 95 x0.41 149 x0.65 219 x0.95 303 x1.32 396 x1.72
240 101 x0.42 156 x0.65 228 x0.95 313 x1.31 407 x1.7
250 106 x0.42 163 x0.65 236 x0.95 323 x1.29 418 x1.67
260 112 x0.43 170 x0.65 245 x0.94 333 x1.28 429 x1.65
270 117 x0.43 177 x0.66 253 x0.94 342 x1.27 440 x1.63
280 123 x0.44 184 x0.66 261 x0.93 351 x1.25 450 x1.61
290 128 x0.44 190 x0.66 268 x0.93 360 x1.24 460 x1.59
300 133 x0.44 196 x0.65 276 x0.92 369 x1.23 470 x1.57
310 138 x0.45 203 x0.65 283 x0.91 378 x1.22 480 x1.55
All 55 102 168 250 343

These male standards were last updated 16 hours ago and are based on 3,000 filtered lifts.

Female Machine Shoulder Press Standards (lb)

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
90 10 x0.11 29 x0.33 60 x0.67 101 x1.13 151 x1.68
100 11 x0.11 31 x0.31 63 x0.63 105 x1.05 155 x1.55
110 12 x0.11 33 x0.3 65 x0.59 108 x0.98 159 x1.44
120 13 x0.11 35 x0.29 67 x0.56 111 x0.92 162 x1.35
130 14 x0.11 36 x0.28 69 x0.53 113 x0.87 165 x1.27
140 15 x0.11 37 x0.27 71 x0.51 116 x0.83 168 x1.2
150 16 x0.11 39 x0.26 73 x0.49 118 x0.79 171 x1.14
160 17 x0.11 40 x0.25 75 x0.47 120 x0.75 174 x1.09
170 18 x0.1 41 x0.24 76 x0.45 122 x0.72 176 x1.04
180 18 x0.1 42 x0.24 78 x0.43 124 x0.69 179 x0.99
190 19 x0.1 43 x0.23 79 x0.42 126 x0.66 181 x0.95
200 20 x0.1 44 x0.22 81 x0.4 128 x0.64 183 x0.92
210 21 x0.1 46 x0.22 82 x0.39 130 x0.62 185 x0.88
220 21 x0.1 46 x0.21 84 x0.38 131 x0.6 187 x0.85
230 22 x0.09 47 x0.21 85 x0.37 133 x0.58 189 x0.82
240 22 x0.09 48 x0.2 86 x0.36 135 x0.56 191 x0.8
250 23 x0.09 49 x0.2 87 x0.35 136 x0.54 193 x0.77
260 24 x0.09 50 x0.19 88 x0.34 137 x0.53 194 x0.75
All 16 38 73 118 171

These female standards were last updated 16 hours ago and are based on 432 filtered lifts.

What is my exact level?

The Strength Level Calculator can show your exact level of strength at any bodyweight.

Strength Level Calculator

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.

More Exercises

Barbell

Bench Press 8,623,000 lifts Squat 5,072,000 lifts Deadlift 5,168,000 lifts Shoulder Press 1,329,000 lifts Barbell Curl 657,000 lifts Military Press 55,000 lifts Incline Bench Press 230,000 lifts Hex Bar Deadlift 152,000 lifts Bent Over Row 415,000 lifts Front Squat 443,000 lifts Sumo Deadlift 28,000 lifts Hip Thrust 83,000 lifts Romanian Deadlift 98,000 lifts Close Grip Bench Press 12,000 lifts Preacher Curl 10,000 lifts T-Bar Row 35,000 lifts Rack Pull 9,000 lifts Barbell Shrug 57,000 lifts Pendlay Row 28,000 lifts Lying Tricep Extension 25,000 lifts Decline Bench Press 47,000 lifts Tricep Extension 33,000 lifts Stiff Legged Deadlift 4,000 lifts Box Squat 6,000 lifts Wrist Curl 3,000 lifts Upright Row 34,000 lifts Bulgarian Split Squat 3,000 lifts Zercher Squat 2,000 lifts Barbell Lunge 2,000 lifts Floor Press 3,000 lifts Reverse Wrist Curl 1,000 lifts Good Morning 18,000 lifts Split Squat 1,000 lifts Landmine Squat 1,000 lifts

Bodyweight

Pull Ups 719,000 lifts Push Ups 332,000 lifts Dips 291,000 lifts Chin Ups 143,000 lifts Bodyweight Squat 8,000 lifts Sit Ups 37,000 lifts One Arm Push Ups 4,000 lifts Muscle Ups 36,000 lifts Crunches 21,000 lifts Burpees 3,000 lifts Handstand Push Ups 3,000 lifts Single Leg Squat 7,000 lifts Lunge 2,000 lifts

Olympic

Power Clean 351,000 lifts Clean and Jerk 125,000 lifts Snatch 130,000 lifts Clean 100,000 lifts Push Press 86,000 lifts Clean and Press 98,000 lifts Push Jerk 10,000 lifts Overhead Squat 5,000 lifts Power Snatch 2,000 lifts Thruster 13,000 lifts

Dumbbell

Dumbbell Bench Press 492,000 lifts Dumbbell Curl 439,000 lifts Dumbbell Shoulder Press 254,000 lifts Incline Dumbbell Bench Press 110,000 lifts Dumbbell Row 111,000 lifts Dumbbell Lateral Raise 74,000 lifts Dumbbell Hammer Curl 14,000 lifts Dumbbell Tricep Extension 24,000 lifts Dumbbell Fly 33,000 lifts Goblet Squat 6,000 lifts Dumbbell Shrug 37,000 lifts Dumbbell Lunge 27,000 lifts Dumbbell Concentration Curl 21,000 lifts Lying Dumbbell Tricep Extension 11,000 lifts Arnold Press 4,000 lifts Dumbbell Front Raise 28,000 lifts Incline Dumbbell Curl 2,000 lifts Dumbbell Bulgarian Split Squat 5,000 lifts Dumbbell Pullover 2,000 lifts Incline Dumbbell Fly 12,000 lifts Dumbbell Reverse Fly 1,000 lifts Decline Dumbbell Bench Press 1,000 lifts

Machine

Sled Leg Press 206,000 lifts Chest Press 15,000 lifts Horizontal Leg Press 122,000 lifts Leg Extension 75,000 lifts Machine Shoulder Press 7,000 lifts Calf Raise 43,000 lifts Seated Leg Curl 30,000 lifts Seated Calf Raise 2,000 lifts Pec Deck Fly 5,000 lifts Vertical Leg Press 5,000 lifts Hack Squat 4,000 lifts Lying Leg Curl 23,000 lifts Hip Abduction 3,000 lifts Hip Adduction 2,000 lifts

Cable

Lat Pulldown 181,000 lifts Tricep Pushdown 49,000 lifts Seated Cable Row 13,000 lifts Tricep Rope Pushdown 38,000 lifts Cable Fly 3,000 lifts Face Pull 4,000 lifts + More Exercises

Can't find the exercise you want?

Suggest an exercise

Exercise Comparisons

Compare machine shoulder press versus one of the following exercises:

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