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 210,000 lifts by Strength Level users

Male Push Press Standards (lb)

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Strength Level Weight
Beginner 80 lb
Novice 126 lb
Intermediate 185 lb
Advanced 255 lb
Elite 333 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 185 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 80 lb (1RM) which is still impressive compared to the general population.

By Weight and Age

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
110 39 69 110 160 216
120 47 79 122 174 232
130 54 88 133 187 247
140 61 97 144 200 262
150 68 105 154 212 276
160 74 114 164 224 290
170 81 122 174 236 303
180 88 130 184 247 316
190 94 138 193 258 328
200 100 146 202 268 339
210 106 153 211 278 351
220 113 160 219 288 362
230 119 167 228 297 372
240 124 174 236 307 383
250 130 181 244 316 393
260 136 188 251 324 402
270 141 194 259 333 412
280 147 201 266 341 421
290 152 207 274 349 430
300 157 213 281 357 439
310 163 219 288 365 448
Age Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
15 68 107 158 217 283
20 78 123 180 249 324
25 80 126 185 255 333
30 80 126 185 255 333
35 80 126 185 255 333
40 80 126 185 255 333
45 76 120 176 242 316
50 72 112 165 227 296
55 66 104 152 210 274
60 60 95 139 192 250
65 55 86 126 173 226
70 49 77 113 156 203
75 44 69 101 139 181
80 39 61 90 124 162
85 35 55 81 112 145
90 32 50 73 100 131

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Female Push Press Standards (lb)

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Strength Level Weight
Beginner 47 lb
Novice 71 lb
Intermediate 102 lb
Advanced 138 lb
Elite 178 lb
Strength Level Bodyweight Ratio
Beginner 0.30x
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 47 lb (1RM) which is still impressive compared to the general population.

By Weight and Age

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
90 34 54 80 112 147
100 37 58 85 117 153
110 40 61 89 122 158
120 42 65 93 126 163
130 45 68 97 131 168
140 47 70 100 135 173
150 49 73 103 139 177
160 51 76 106 142 181
170 53 78 109 146 185
180 55 81 112 149 189
190 57 83 115 152 192
200 59 85 117 155 195
210 61 87 120 158 199
220 63 89 122 161 202
230 64 91 125 163 205
240 66 93 127 166 208
250 68 95 129 168 210
260 69 97 131 171 213
Age Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
15 40 61 87 118 151
20 46 69 99 134 173
25 47 71 102 138 178
30 47 71 102 138 178
35 47 71 102 138 178
40 47 71 102 138 178
45 45 68 97 131 168
50 42 63 91 123 158
55 39 59 84 114 146
60 35 54 77 104 134
65 32 48 69 94 121
70 29 43 62 84 108
75 26 39 56 75 97
80 23 35 50 67 87
85 21 31 44 60 78
90 19 28 40 54 70

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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.