Push Press

Push Press Standards

Measured in kg

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 (kg)

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Strength LevelWeight
Beginner37 kg
Novice57 kg
Intermediate83 kg
Advanced114 kg
Elite147 kg

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

What is the average Push Press? The average Push Press weight for a male lifter is 83 kg (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 37 kg (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
501831497094
5522365577102
6026416084110
6529456690117
7033507196124
75365476102130
80395881108137
85436285113143
90466690118149
95496994123154
100527399128160
1055577103133165
1105880107137170
1156184111142175
1206487115146180
1256790118150185
1307093122155189
1357297126159194
14075100129163198

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.