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Military Press Standards (lb)

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

Our military press standards are based on 321,000 lifts by Strength Level users.

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Male Military Press Standards (lb)

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
110 34 x0.31 54 x0.49 80 x0.73 111 x1.01 145 x1.32
120 41 x0.34 62 x0.52 90 x0.75 122 x1.02 158 x1.32
130 47 x0.36 70 x0.54 99 x0.76 134 x1.03 171 x1.31
140 54 x0.38 78 x0.56 109 x0.78 144 x1.03 183 x1.31
150 60 x0.4 86 x0.57 118 x0.78 155 x1.03 195 x1.3
160 66 x0.41 93 x0.58 127 x0.79 165 x1.03 206 x1.29
170 73 x0.43 101 x0.59 135 x0.79 175 x1.03 217 x1.28
180 79 x0.44 108 x0.6 143 x0.8 184 x1.02 227 x1.26
190 85 x0.45 115 x0.6 152 x0.8 193 x1.02 238 x1.25
200 91 x0.45 122 x0.61 159 x0.8 202 x1.01 247 x1.24
210 96 x0.46 129 x0.61 167 x0.8 211 x1 257 x1.22
220 102 x0.46 135 x0.61 175 x0.79 219 x1 266 x1.21
230 108 x0.47 142 x0.62 182 x0.79 227 x0.99 275 x1.2
240 113 x0.47 148 x0.62 189 x0.79 235 x0.98 284 x1.18
250 119 x0.47 154 x0.62 196 x0.78 243 x0.97 293 x1.17
260 124 x0.48 160 x0.62 203 x0.78 251 x0.96 301 x1.16
270 129 x0.48 166 x0.62 210 x0.78 258 x0.96 309 x1.14
280 134 x0.48 172 x0.61 216 x0.77 265 x0.95 317 x1.13
290 140 x0.48 178 x0.61 223 x0.77 272 x0.94 325 x1.12
300 145 x0.48 183 x0.61 229 x0.76 279 x0.93 332 x1.11
310 149 x0.48 189 x0.61 235 x0.76 286 x0.92 340 x1.1
All 70 102 142 189 240

These male standards were last updated 2 weeks ago and are based on 106,000 filtered lifts.

Note: these barbell standards include the weight of the bar, normally 20 kg / 44 lb.

Female Military Press Standards (lb)

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
90 17 x0.19 32 x0.35 51 x0.57 75 x0.83 102 x1.13
100 20 x0.2 36 x0.36 56 x0.56 81 x0.81 109 x1.09
110 23 x0.21 40 x0.36 61 x0.55 87 x0.79 116 x1.06
120 26 x0.22 43 x0.36 66 x0.55 93 x0.77 123 x1.02
130 29 x0.23 47 x0.36 70 x0.54 98 x0.75 129 x0.99
140 32 x0.23 51 x0.36 75 x0.53 103 x0.74 135 x0.96
150 35 x0.23 54 x0.36 79 x0.52 108 x0.72 140 x0.93
160 37 x0.23 57 x0.36 83 x0.52 112 x0.7 145 x0.91
170 40 x0.23 60 x0.36 86 x0.51 117 x0.69 150 x0.88
180 42 x0.24 63 x0.35 90 x0.5 121 x0.67 155 x0.86
190 45 x0.24 66 x0.35 93 x0.49 125 x0.66 160 x0.84
200 47 x0.24 69 x0.35 97 x0.48 129 x0.65 164 x0.82
210 50 x0.24 72 x0.34 100 x0.48 133 x0.63 168 x0.8
220 52 x0.24 75 x0.34 103 x0.47 137 x0.62 173 x0.78
230 54 x0.23 77 x0.34 106 x0.46 140 x0.61 177 x0.77
240 56 x0.23 80 x0.33 109 x0.46 144 x0.6 180 x0.75
250 58 x0.23 82 x0.33 112 x0.45 147 x0.59 184 x0.74
260 60 x0.23 85 x0.33 115 x0.44 150 x0.58 188 x0.72
All 31 50 76 107 141

These female standards were last updated 2 weeks ago and are based on 7,000 filtered lifts.

Note: these barbell standards include the weight of the bar, normally 20 kg / 44 lb.

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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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