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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 222,000 lifts by Strength Level users.

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Male Military Press Standards (lb)

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
110 35 x0.32 56 x0.51 83 x0.75 115 x1.04 150 x1.37
120 42 x0.35 64 x0.53 93 x0.77 126 x1.05 164 x1.36
130 48 x0.37 72 x0.55 102 x0.79 138 x1.06 176 x1.36
140 55 x0.39 80 x0.57 112 x0.8 148 x1.06 188 x1.35
150 61 x0.41 88 x0.58 121 x0.8 159 x1.06 200 x1.33
160 67 x0.42 95 x0.59 129 x0.81 169 x1.06 211 x1.32
170 74 x0.43 102 x0.6 138 x0.81 179 x1.05 222 x1.31
180 80 x0.44 110 x0.61 146 x0.81 188 x1.04 233 x1.29
190 86 x0.45 117 x0.61 154 x0.81 197 x1.04 243 x1.28
200 91 x0.46 123 x0.62 162 x0.81 206 x1.03 253 x1.26
210 97 x0.46 130 x0.62 170 x0.81 215 x1.02 262 x1.25
220 103 x0.47 137 x0.62 177 x0.81 223 x1.01 272 x1.23
230 108 x0.47 143 x0.62 185 x0.8 231 x1.01 281 x1.22
240 114 x0.47 149 x0.62 192 x0.8 239 x1 289 x1.21
250 119 x0.48 156 x0.62 199 x0.79 247 x0.99 298 x1.19
260 125 x0.48 162 x0.62 205 x0.79 254 x0.98 306 x1.18
270 130 x0.48 167 x0.62 212 x0.79 262 x0.97 314 x1.16
280 135 x0.48 173 x0.62 219 x0.78 269 x0.96 322 x1.15
290 140 x0.48 179 x0.62 225 x0.78 276 x0.95 330 x1.14
300 145 x0.48 184 x0.61 231 x0.77 283 x0.94 338 x1.13
310 150 x0.48 190 x0.61 237 x0.77 290 x0.93 345 x1.11
All 71 104 145 192 244

These male standards were last updated 7 hours ago and are based on 87,000 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 x0.18 31 x0.35 52 x0.58 78 x0.86 107 x1.19
100 20 x0.2 35 x0.35 57 x0.57 84 x0.84 115 x1.15
110 23 x0.2 39 x0.36 62 x0.57 90 x0.82 122 x1.11
120 25 x0.21 43 x0.36 67 x0.56 96 x0.8 128 x1.07
130 28 x0.22 47 x0.36 71 x0.55 101 x0.78 134 x1.03
140 31 x0.22 50 x0.36 76 x0.54 106 x0.76 140 x1
150 34 x0.22 54 x0.36 80 x0.53 111 x0.74 146 x0.97
160 36 x0.23 57 x0.36 84 x0.52 116 x0.72 151 x0.94
170 39 x0.23 60 x0.35 88 x0.51 120 x0.71 156 x0.92
180 41 x0.23 63 x0.35 91 x0.51 124 x0.69 161 x0.89
190 43 x0.23 66 x0.35 95 x0.5 129 x0.68 166 x0.87
200 46 x0.23 69 x0.34 98 x0.49 133 x0.66 170 x0.85
210 48 x0.23 72 x0.34 101 x0.48 136 x0.65 175 x0.83
220 50 x0.23 74 x0.34 105 x0.48 140 x0.64 179 x0.81
230 52 x0.23 77 x0.33 108 x0.47 144 x0.62 183 x0.79
240 54 x0.23 79 x0.33 111 x0.46 147 x0.61 187 x0.78
250 57 x0.23 82 x0.33 114 x0.45 151 x0.6 190 x0.76
260 59 x0.23 84 x0.32 117 x0.45 154 x0.59 194 x0.75
All 30 50 77 110 146

These female standards were last updated 7 hours ago and are based on 5,000 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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