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 258,842 lifts by Strength Level users

Male Push Press Standards (lb)

Entire Community

Strength LevelWeight
Beginner82 lb
Novice126 lb
Intermediate183 lb
Advanced251 lb
Elite325 lb

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

BWBeg.Nov.Int.Adv.Elite
1104069108154207
1204879119168223
1305588130182238
1406297141194253
15069105152207267
16076114162219281
17083122172230293
18089130182241306
19096138191252318
200102146200262330
210109153209272341
220115161217282352
230121168226292362
240127175234301373
250133182242310383
260139189249319392
270144195257327402
280150202264335411
290155208272344420
300161214279352429
310166220286359438

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%
3x3 5%
4x5 5%
3x10 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.