Push Press

Push Press Standards

Measured in lb

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

Our community Push Press standards are based on 218,000 lifts by Strength Level users

Male Push Press Standards (lb)

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Strength Level Weight
Beginner 82 lb
Novice 126 lb
Intermediate 183 lb
Advanced 251 lb
Elite 325 lb
Strength Level Bodyweight Ratio
Beginner 0.50x
Novice 0.75x
Intermediate 1.00x
Advanced 1.50x
Elite 1.75x

How much should I be able to Push Press? (lb)

What is the average Push Press? The average Push Press weight for a male lifter is 183 lb (1RM). This makes you Intermediate on Strength Level and is a very impressive lift.

What is a good Push Press? Male beginners should aim to lift 82 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

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
110 40 69 108 154 207
120 48 79 119 168 223
130 55 88 130 182 238
140 62 97 141 194 253
150 69 105 152 207 267
160 76 114 162 219 281
170 83 122 172 230 293
180 89 130 182 241 306
190 96 138 191 252 318
200 102 146 200 262 330
210 109 153 209 272 341
220 115 161 217 282 352
230 121 168 226 292 362
240 127 175 234 301 373
250 133 182 242 310 383
260 139 189 249 319 392
270 144 195 257 327 402
280 150 202 264 335 411
290 155 208 272 344 420
300 161 214 279 352 429
310 166 220 286 359 438
Age Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
15 70 108 156 213 277
20 80 123 179 244 317
25 82 126 183 251 325
30 82 126 183 251 325
35 82 126 183 251 325
40 82 126 183 251 325
45 78 120 174 238 308
50 73 113 163 223 289
55 67 104 151 206 267
60 62 95 138 188 244
65 56 86 124 170 221
70 50 77 112 153 198
75 45 69 100 137 177
80 40 62 89 122 158
85 36 55 80 109 142
90 32 50 72 99 128

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

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

3x5 13%
5x5 10%
4x5 5%
3x10 5%
3x3 5%

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Female Push Press Standards (lb)

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Strength Level Weight
Beginner 49 lb
Novice 73 lb
Intermediate 102 lb
Advanced 137 lb
Elite 175 lb
Strength Level Bodyweight Ratio
Beginner 0.35x
Novice 0.50x
Intermediate 0.70x
Advanced 0.95x
Elite 1.20x

How much should I be able to Push Press? (lb)

What is the average Push Press? The average Push Press weight for a female lifter is 102 lb (1RM). This makes you Intermediate on Strength Level and is a very impressive lift.

What is a good Push Press? Female beginners should aim to lift 49 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

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
90 35 55 80 110 144
100 38 59 85 116 150
110 41 62 89 121 155
120 44 66 93 125 161
130 46 69 97 130 166
140 49 72 100 134 170
150 51 75 104 138 175
160 53 77 107 141 179
170 56 80 110 145 183
180 58 82 113 148 186
190 60 85 116 151 190
200 62 87 118 154 193
210 63 89 121 157 197
220 65 91 123 160 200
230 67 93 126 163 203
240 69 95 128 165 206
250 70 97 130 168 209
260 72 99 132 170 211
Age Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
15 42 62 87 117 149
20 48 71 100 134 171
25 49 73 102 137 175
30 49 73 102 137 175
35 49 73 102 137 175
40 49 73 102 137 175
45 46 69 97 130 166
50 44 65 91 122 156
55 40 60 84 113 144
60 37 55 77 103 132
65 33 49 70 93 119
70 30 44 62 84 107
75 27 40 56 75 96
80 24 35 50 67 85
85 21 32 45 60 77
90 19 29 40 54 69

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

These are the most popular Push Press workouts done by female lifters:

3x10 8%
5x5 7%
3x5 7%
5x3 5%
3x8 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.