Military Press

Military Press Standards

Measured in kg

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

Our community Military Press standards are based on 718,885 lifts by Strength Level users
Military Press

Male Military Press Standards (kg)

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Strength LevelWeight
Beginner31 kg
Novice46 kg
Intermediate64 kg
Advanced86 kg
Elite109 kg

How much should I be able to Military Press? (kg)

What is the average Military Press? The average Military Press weight for a male lifter is 64 kg (1RM). This makes you Intermediate on Strength Level and is a very impressive lift.

What is a good Military Press? Male beginners should aim to lift 31 kg (1RM) which is still impressive compared to the general population.

Barbell weights include the weight of the bar, normally 20 kg / 44 lb.

By Weight and Age

BWBeg.Nov.Int.Adv.Elite
501524365066
551828415673
602232466279
652536516785
702840557291
753144597797
8034486482102
8537516887107
9040557291112
9543587696117
100466179100122
105496583104126
110526887108130
115547190112135
120577494116139
125607797119143
1306280100123147
1356582103126151
1406785106130155

How many sets and reps of Military Press should I do?

These are the most popular Military Press workouts done by male lifters:

3x5 11%
5x5 11%
3x10 10%
3x8 9%
4x5 5%

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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.