Pendlay Row

Pendlay Row Standards

Measured in lb

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

Our community Pendlay Row standards are based on 168,656 lifts by Strength Level users

Male Pendlay Row Standards (lb)

Entire Community

Strength LevelWeight
Beginner104 lb
Novice147 lb
Intermediate200 lb
Advanced260 lb
Elite326 lb

How much should I be able to Pendlay Row? (lb)

What is the average Pendlay Row? The average Pendlay Row weight for a male lifter is 200 lb (1RM). This makes you Intermediate on Strength Level and is a very impressive lift.

What is a good Pendlay Row? Male beginners should aim to lift 104 lb (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
1105482117158203
1206393130174221
13073104143189238
14082115156203254
15090125168217269
16099135180230284
170108145191243298
180116155202255312
190124165213268325
200132174223279338
210140183234291351
220148192244302363
230155200253312375
240163209263323386
250170217272333398
260177225281343408
270184233290353419
280191240298362429
290198248307372439
300204255315381449
310211263323390459

How many sets and reps of Pendlay Row should I do?

These are the most popular Pendlay Row workouts done by male lifters:

5x5 20%
3x5 15%
3x8 10%
3x10 9%
4x8 4%

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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.