Preacher Curl Standards (lb)

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

Our preacher curl 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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Male Preacher Curl Standards (lb)

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
110 19 x0.17 39 x0.36 69 x0.63 106 x0.97 150 x1.37
120 22 x0.19 45 x0.37 76 x0.63 115 x0.96 160 x1.34
130 26 x0.2 50 x0.38 82 x0.63 123 x0.95 170 x1.31
140 30 x0.21 55 x0.39 89 x0.63 131 x0.94 179 x1.28
150 33 x0.22 60 x0.4 95 x0.63 139 x0.92 188 x1.25
160 37 x0.23 64 x0.4 101 x0.63 146 x0.91 196 x1.23
170 41 x0.24 69 x0.41 107 x0.63 153 x0.9 205 x1.2
180 44 x0.25 74 x0.41 113 x0.63 160 x0.89 212 x1.18
190 48 x0.25 78 x0.41 118 x0.62 166 x0.87 220 x1.16
200 51 x0.25 82 x0.41 123 x0.62 172 x0.86 227 x1.13
210 54 x0.26 87 x0.41 128 x0.61 178 x0.85 234 x1.11
220 58 x0.26 91 x0.41 133 x0.61 184 x0.84 241 x1.09
230 61 x0.26 95 x0.41 138 x0.6 190 x0.83 247 x1.07
240 64 x0.27 99 x0.41 143 x0.6 196 x0.82 254 x1.06
250 67 x0.27 103 x0.41 148 x0.59 201 x0.8 260 x1.04
260 70 x0.27 106 x0.41 152 x0.59 206 x0.79 266 x1.02
270 73 x0.27 110 x0.41 157 x0.58 211 x0.78 271 x1.01
280 76 x0.27 114 x0.41 161 x0.57 216 x0.77 277 x0.99
290 79 x0.27 117 x0.4 165 x0.57 221 x0.76 283 x0.97
300 82 x0.27 121 x0.4 169 x0.56 226 x0.75 288 x0.96
310 85 x0.27 124 x0.4 173 x0.56 231 x0.74 293 x0.95
All 41 71 112 162 219

These male standards were last updated 6 days ago and are based on 1,000 filtered lifts.

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

Female Preacher Curl Standards (lb)

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
90 7 x0.08 19 x0.21 39 x0.43 65 x0.72 96 x1.07
100 8 x0.08 21 x0.21 42 x0.42 69 x0.69 101 x1.01
110 9 x0.09 23 x0.21 44 x0.4 72 x0.66 105 x0.96
120 11 x0.09 25 x0.21 47 x0.39 76 x0.63 109 x0.91
130 12 x0.09 27 x0.21 49 x0.38 79 x0.61 113 x0.87
140 13 x0.09 29 x0.2 52 x0.37 82 x0.58 117 x0.83
150 14 x0.09 30 x0.2 54 x0.36 84 x0.56 120 x0.8
160 15 x0.09 32 x0.2 56 x0.35 87 x0.54 123 x0.77
170 16 x0.1 33 x0.2 58 x0.34 90 x0.53 126 x0.74
180 17 x0.1 35 x0.19 60 x0.33 92 x0.51 129 x0.72
190 18 x0.1 36 x0.19 62 x0.33 94 x0.5 132 x0.69
200 19 x0.1 38 x0.19 64 x0.32 97 x0.48 134 x0.67
210 20 x0.1 39 x0.19 66 x0.31 99 x0.47 137 x0.65
220 21 x0.1 40 x0.18 67 x0.31 101 x0.46 139 x0.63
230 22 x0.1 42 x0.18 69 x0.3 103 x0.45 141 x0.62
240 23 x0.1 43 x0.18 70 x0.29 105 x0.44 144 x0.6
250 24 x0.1 44 x0.18 72 x0.29 107 x0.43 146 x0.58
260 25 x0.09 45 x0.17 73 x0.28 108 x0.42 148 x0.57
All 13 28 52 83 119

These female standards are based on rough estimates. They will be refined over the next few weeks using lifts submitted by people using Strength Level.

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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