Muscle Ups Standards (lb)

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

Our muscle ups standards are new and we will be refining them over the next six months as we collect more data from lifters using Strength Level.

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Select your weight unit: Kilograms (kg) Pounds (lb)

Male Muscle Ups Standards (lb)

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
120 < 1 -48 lb < 1 -15 lb 8 +26 lb 19 +73 lb 32 +125 lb
130 < 1 -48 lb < 1 -13 lb 8 +30 lb 19 +80 lb 31 +134 lb
140 < 1 -48 lb < 1 -11 lb 9 +34 lb 19 +86 lb 31 +142 lb
150 < 1 -47 lb < 1 -9 lb 9 +38 lb 19 +92 lb 30 +149 lb
160 < 1 -48 lb < 1 -7 lb 9 +42 lb 19 +97 lb 30 +156 lb
170 < 1 -48 lb < 1 -6 lb 9 +44 lb 18 +102 lb 29 +162 lb
180 < 1 -48 lb < 1 -5 lb 9 +47 lb 18 +106 lb 28 +168 lb
190 < 1 -49 lb 1 -4 lb 9 +49 lb 18 +109 lb 28 +173 lb
200 < 1 -50 lb 1 -4 lb 9 +51 lb 17 +113 lb 27 +178 lb
210 < 1 -51 lb 1 -4 lb 9 +53 lb 17 +115 lb 26 +182 lb
220 < 1 -52 lb 1 -4 lb 9 +54 lb 17 +118 lb 26 +185 lb
230 < 1 -53 lb 1 -4 lb 8 +55 lb 16 +120 lb 25 +189 lb
240 < 1 -55 lb 1 -4 lb 8 +56 lb 16 +122 lb 24 +192 lb
250 < 1 -57 lb 1 -5 lb 8 +56 lb 15 +124 lb 24 +194 lb
260 < 1 -59 lb 1 -6 lb 8 +56 lb 15 +125 lb 23 +197 lb
270 < 1 -61 lb 1 -7 lb 8 +56 lb 14 +126 lb 23 +199 lb
280 < 1 -63 lb < 1 -8 lb 7 +56 lb 14 +127 lb 22 +200 lb
290 < 1 -65 lb < 1 -9 lb 7 +56 lb 14 +127 lb 21 +202 lb
300 < 1 -67 lb < 1 -11 lb 7 +55 lb 13 +127 lb 21 +203 lb
310 < 1 -70 lb < 1 -13 lb 7 +54 lb 13 +128 lb 20 +204 lb
All < 1 < 1 9 20 33

These male standards were last updated 6 days ago and are based on 5,000 filtered lifts.

Female Muscle Ups Standards (lb)

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
100 < 1 -37 lb < 1 -20 lb 1 -0 lb 8 +22 lb 14 +44 lb
110 < 1 -35 lb < 1 -17 lb 3 +4 lb 9 +28 lb 15 +52 lb
120 < 1 -33 lb < 1 -14 lb 4 +9 lb 9 +33 lb 15 +59 lb
130 < 1 -32 lb < 1 -11 lb 5 +12 lb 10 +38 lb 15 +65 lb
140 < 1 -31 lb < 1 -9 lb 5 +16 lb 10 +43 lb 16 +70 lb
150 < 1 -30 lb < 1 -7 lb 5 +19 lb 10 +47 lb 16 +75 lb
160 < 1 -29 lb < 1 -6 lb 6 +21 lb 10 +50 lb 15 +80 lb
170 < 1 -29 lb 1 -4 lb 6 +24 lb 10 +53 lb 15 +84 lb
180 < 1 -28 lb 1 -3 lb 6 +26 lb 10 +56 lb 15 +88 lb
190 < 1 -28 lb 1 -2 lb 6 +27 lb 10 +59 lb 15 +91 lb
200 < 1 -29 lb 1 -2 lb 6 +28 lb 10 +61 lb 15 +94 lb
210 < 1 -29 lb 1 -2 lb 6 +29 lb 10 +63 lb 14 +96 lb
220 < 1 -30 lb 1 -2 lb 6 +30 lb 10 +64 lb 14 +98 lb
230 < 1 -31 lb 1 -2 lb 6 +31 lb 9 +65 lb 14 +100 lb
240 < 1 -32 lb 1 -2 lb 6 +31 lb 9 +66 lb 13 +102 lb
250 < 1 -33 lb 1 -3 lb 5 +31 lb 9 +67 lb 13 +103 lb
260 < 1 -34 lb 1 -4 lb 5 +31 lb 9 +67 lb 12 +104 lb
All < 1 < 1 5 11 19

These female standards were last updated 6 days ago and are based on 325 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 4,132,000 lifts Deadlift 2,485,000 lifts Squat 2,388,000 lifts Shoulder Press 663,000 lifts Barbell Curl 357,000 lifts Bent Over Row 224,000 lifts Front Squat 235,000 lifts Incline Bench Press 26,000 lifts Hex Bar Deadlift 25,000 lifts Romanian Deadlift 22,000 lifts Barbell Shrug 9,000 lifts Hip Thrust 14,000 lifts Upright Row 10,000 lifts Decline Bench Press 6,000 lifts Good Morning 5,000 lifts T-Bar Row (experimental) Pendlay Row (experimental) Lying Tricep Extension (experimental) Tricep Extension (experimental)

Bodyweight

Pull Ups 313,000 lifts Push Ups 86,000 lifts Dips 126,000 lifts Chin Ups 19,000 lifts Muscle Ups (experimental) Sit Ups (experimental) Crunches (experimental)

Olympic

Power Clean 214,000 lifts Snatch 66,000 lifts Clean & Jerk 66,000 lifts Push Press 44,000 lifts Clean 47,000 lifts Clean & Press 79,000 lifts Thruster (experimental) Push Jerk (experimental)

Dumbbell

Dumbbell Curl 111,000 lifts Dumbbell Bench Press 119,000 lifts Dumbbell Shoulder Press 66,000 lifts Dumbbell Lateral Raise 18,000 lifts Dumbbell Row 33,000 lifts Dumbbell Front Raise 8,000 lifts Dumbbell Shrug 6,000 lifts Dumbbell Lunge (experimental) Dumbbell Concentration Curl (experimental) Incline Dumbbell Press (experimental) Incline Dumbbell Fly (experimental) Lying Dumbbell Tricep Extension (experimental) Dumbbell Tricep Extension (experimental) Dumbbell Fly (experimental)

Machine

Sled Leg Press 37,000 lifts Horizontal Leg Press 23,000 lifts Leg Extension 10,000 lifts Seated Leg Curl (experimental) Lying Leg Curl (experimental) Calf Raise (experimental)

Cable

Lat Pulldown 44,000 lifts Tricep Rope Pushdown (experimental) Tricep Pushdown (experimental) + More Exercises

Exercise Comparisons

Compare muscle ups versus one of the following exercises:

Pull Ups Push Ups Dips Chin Ups Sit Ups Crunches