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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 33,000 lifts by Strength Level users.

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Male Machine Shoulder Press Standards (lb)

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
110 21 x0.19 51 x0.46 96 x0.88 156 x1.42 227 x2.06
120 27 x0.22 60 x0.5 108 x0.9 172 x1.43 245 x2.04
130 33 x0.25 69 x0.53 120 x0.92 186 x1.43 263 x2.02
140 39 x0.28 77 x0.55 132 x0.94 201 x1.43 280 x2
150 45 x0.3 86 x0.57 143 x0.95 214 x1.43 296 x1.97
160 51 x0.32 94 x0.59 154 x0.96 227 x1.42 311 x1.95
170 57 x0.34 103 x0.6 164 x0.97 240 x1.41 326 x1.92
180 63 x0.35 111 x0.62 175 x0.97 253 x1.4 341 x1.89
190 70 x0.37 119 x0.63 185 x0.97 265 x1.39 354 x1.87
200 76 x0.38 127 x0.63 194 x0.97 276 x1.38 368 x1.84
210 82 x0.39 134 x0.64 204 x0.97 288 x1.37 381 x1.81
220 87 x0.4 142 x0.65 213 x0.97 299 x1.36 394 x1.79
230 93 x0.41 149 x0.65 222 x0.97 309 x1.34 406 x1.76
240 99 x0.41 157 x0.65 231 x0.96 320 x1.33 418 x1.74
250 105 x0.42 164 x0.65 240 x0.96 330 x1.32 429 x1.72
260 110 x0.42 171 x0.66 248 x0.95 340 x1.31 441 x1.69
270 116 x0.43 178 x0.66 256 x0.95 349 x1.29 452 x1.67
280 121 x0.43 184 x0.66 264 x0.94 359 x1.28 462 x1.65
290 127 x0.44 191 x0.66 272 x0.94 368 x1.27 473 x1.63
300 132 x0.44 198 x0.66 280 x0.93 377 x1.26 483 x1.61
310 137 x0.44 204 x0.66 288 x0.93 386 x1.24 493 x1.59
All 53 102 170 255 352

These male standards were last updated 2 days ago and are based on 13,000 filtered lifts.

Female Machine Shoulder Press Standards (lb)

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
90 9 x0.09 26 x0.29 54 x0.6 93 x1.03 140 x1.55
100 10 x0.1 29 x0.29 58 x0.58 98 x0.98 146 x1.46
110 12 x0.11 31 x0.28 62 x0.56 103 x0.94 152 x1.38
120 13 x0.11 34 x0.28 65 x0.55 107 x0.89 157 x1.31
130 15 x0.11 36 x0.28 69 x0.53 112 x0.86 162 x1.25
140 16 x0.12 38 x0.27 72 x0.51 116 x0.83 167 x1.19
150 18 x0.12 41 x0.27 75 x0.5 119 x0.8 171 x1.14
160 19 x0.12 43 x0.27 78 x0.48 123 x0.77 176 x1.1
170 20 x0.12 45 x0.26 80 x0.47 126 x0.74 180 x1.06
180 22 x0.12 47 x0.26 83 x0.46 129 x0.72 184 x1.02
190 23 x0.12 49 x0.26 85 x0.45 133 x0.7 187 x0.99
200 24 x0.12 50 x0.25 88 x0.44 136 x0.68 191 x0.95
210 25 x0.12 52 x0.25 90 x0.43 138 x0.66 194 x0.92
220 27 x0.12 54 x0.24 92 x0.42 141 x0.64 197 x0.9
230 28 x0.12 55 x0.24 94 x0.41 144 x0.63 201 x0.87
240 29 x0.12 57 x0.24 97 x0.4 146 x0.61 204 x0.85
250 30 x0.12 59 x0.23 99 x0.39 149 x0.6 207 x0.83
260 31 x0.12 60 x0.23 101 x0.39 151 x0.58 209 x0.81
All 17 40 74 120 174

These female standards were last updated 2 days ago and are based on 1,000 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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Sled Leg Press Horizontal Leg Press Leg Extension Chest Press Pec Deck Fly Calf Raise Vertical Leg Press Hack Squat Lying Leg Curl Hip Abduction Seated Leg Curl Seated Calf Raise Hip Adduction