Pull Ups Standards (lb)

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

Our pull ups standards are based on 629,000 lifts by Strength Level users.

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

Male Pull Ups Standards (lb/reps)

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
110 < 1 -17 lb 6 +15 lb 15 +54 lb 27 +97 lb 40 +143 lb
120 < 1 -15 lb 6 +19 lb 15 +59 lb 26 +104 lb 38 +152 lb
130 < 1 -14 lb 7 +21 lb 15 +63 lb 26 +110 lb 37 +160 lb
140 < 1 -13 lb 7 +24 lb 15 +67 lb 25 +116 lb 36 +167 lb
150 < 1 -12 lb 7 +26 lb 15 +71 lb 25 +121 lb 35 +173 lb
160 < 1 -12 lb 7 +27 lb 14 +74 lb 24 +125 lb 34 +179 lb
170 < 1 -12 lb 7 +29 lb 14 +76 lb 23 +129 lb 33 +184 lb
180 < 1 -12 lb 7 +30 lb 14 +78 lb 23 +132 lb 32 +188 lb
190 < 1 -13 lb 6 +30 lb 13 +80 lb 22 +135 lb 31 +192 lb
200 < 1 -14 lb 6 +30 lb 13 +81 lb 21 +138 lb 30 +196 lb
210 < 1 -15 lb 6 +30 lb 12 +82 lb 20 +140 lb 29 +199 lb
220 < 1 -16 lb 6 +30 lb 12 +83 lb 20 +141 lb 28 +202 lb
230 < 1 -17 lb 6 +30 lb 11 +84 lb 19 +143 lb 27 +204 lb
240 < 1 -19 lb 5 +29 lb 11 +84 lb 18 +144 lb 26 +206 lb
250 < 1 -21 lb 5 +28 lb 11 +84 lb 18 +144 lb 25 +207 lb
260 < 1 -23 lb 5 +27 lb 10 +83 lb 17 +145 lb 25 +209 lb
270 < 1 -25 lb 5 +25 lb 10 +83 lb 17 +145 lb 24 +210 lb
280 < 1 -27 lb 4 +24 lb 10 +82 lb 16 +145 lb 23 +210 lb
290 < 1 -30 lb 4 +22 lb 9 +81 lb 15 +145 lb 22 +211 lb
300 < 1 -33 lb 4 +20 lb 9 +79 lb 15 +144 lb 22 +211 lb
310 < 1 -35 lb 3 +18 lb 9 +78 lb 14 +143 lb 21 +211 lb
All < 1 5 14 25 37

These male standards were last updated 9 hours ago and are based on 213,000 filtered lifts.

Female Pull Ups Standards (lb/reps)

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
90 < 1 -33 lb < 1 -12 lb 6 +13 lb 14 +41 lb 24 +71 lb
100 < 1 -33 lb < 1 -11 lb 6 +16 lb 14 +45 lb 24 +77 lb
110 < 1 -34 lb < 1 -10 lb 6 +18 lb 14 +49 lb 23 +82 lb
120 < 1 -35 lb < 1 -10 lb 7 +20 lb 14 +52 lb 22 +87 lb
130 < 1 -36 lb < 1 -10 lb 6 +21 lb 13 +55 lb 21 +90 lb
140 < 1 -37 lb < 1 -10 lb 6 +22 lb 13 +57 lb 21 +93 lb
150 < 1 -39 lb < 1 -11 lb 6 +22 lb 12 +58 lb 20 +96 lb
160 < 1 -41 lb < 1 -12 lb 6 +22 lb 12 +59 lb 19 +98 lb
170 < 1 -43 lb < 1 -13 lb 6 +22 lb 11 +60 lb 18 +99 lb
180 < 1 -45 lb < 1 -15 lb 5 +21 lb 10 +60 lb 17 +100 lb
190 < 1 -48 lb < 1 -16 lb 5 +20 lb 10 +60 lb 16 +101 lb
200 < 1 -51 lb < 1 -18 lb 5 +19 lb 10 +59 lb 16 +101 lb
210 < 1 -54 lb < 1 -21 lb 4 +17 lb 9 +59 lb 15 +101 lb
220 < 1 -57 lb < 1 -23 lb 4 +16 lb 9 +58 lb 14 +101 lb
230 < 1 -60 lb < 1 -26 lb 4 +14 lb 9 +56 lb 14 +100 lb
240 < 1 -63 lb < 1 -29 lb 3 +11 lb 8 +55 lb 13 +100 lb
250 < 1 -67 lb < 1 -32 lb 3 +9 lb 8 +53 lb 12 +98 lb
260 < 1 -71 lb < 1 -35 lb 2 +7 lb 7 +51 lb 12 +97 lb
All < 1 < 1 6 14 24

These female standards were last updated 9 hours ago and are based on 25,000 filtered lifts.

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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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