Push Ups Standards (lb)

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

Our push ups standards are based on 86,000 lifts by Strength Level users.

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Male Push Ups Standards (lb)

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
120 2 +3 lb 19 +76 lb 43 +171 lb 71 +284 lb 103 +409 lb
130 4 +11 lb 21 +89 lb 44 +188 lb 71 +306 lb 101 +436 lb
140 6 +19 lb 22 +101 lb 44 +205 lb 71 +327 lb 99 +461 lb
150 7 +27 lb 23 +112 lb 45 +220 lb 70 +347 lb 97 +485 lb
160 8 +34 lb 24 +124 lb 45 +235 lb 69 +366 lb 96 +507 lb
170 8 +41 lb 24 +134 lb 45 +249 lb 68 +383 lb 94 +529 lb
180 9 +48 lb 24 +144 lb 44 +263 lb 67 +400 lb 92 +549 lb
190 9 +54 lb 25 +153 lb 44 +276 lb 66 +416 lb 90 +568 lb
200 10 +60 lb 25 +162 lb 44 +288 lb 65 +431 lb 88 +586 lb
210 10 +66 lb 25 +171 lb 43 +299 lb 64 +446 lb 87 +603 lb
220 10 +71 lb 25 +179 lb 43 +310 lb 63 +459 lb 85 +619 lb
230 10 +77 lb 25 +187 lb 42 +320 lb 62 +472 lb 83 +635 lb
240 11 +81 lb 25 +194 lb 42 +330 lb 61 +485 lb 82 +650 lb
250 11 +86 lb 25 +201 lb 41 +340 lb 60 +497 lb 80 +664 lb
260 11 +90 lb 24 +208 lb 41 +349 lb 59 +508 lb 79 +678 lb
270 11 +94 lb 24 +214 lb 40 +357 lb 58 +519 lb 77 +690 lb
280 11 +98 lb 24 +220 lb 40 +365 lb 57 +529 lb 76 +703 lb
290 11 +102 lb 24 +225 lb 39 +373 lb 56 +539 lb 74 +715 lb
300 11 +105 lb 24 +231 lb 39 +380 lb 55 +548 lb 73 +726 lb
310 11 +108 lb 23 +236 lb 38 +387 lb 54 +557 lb 72 +737 lb
All 5 22 45 72 102

These male standards were last updated a week ago and are based on 40,000 filtered lifts.

Female Push Ups Standards (lb)

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
100 < 1 -23 lb 7 +16 lb 20 +66 lb 38 +125 lb 57 +189 lb
110 < 1 -21 lb 7 +21 lb 21 +74 lb 37 +135 lb 56 +202 lb
120 < 1 -19 lb 8 +25 lb 21 +81 lb 37 +145 lb 54 +214 lb
130 < 1 -17 lb 8 +29 lb 21 +87 lb 36 +153 lb 52 +225 lb
140 < 1 -16 lb 8 +33 lb 20 +92 lb 35 +161 lb 51 +234 lb
150 < 1 -15 lb 8 +36 lb 20 +97 lb 34 +168 lb 49 +243 lb
160 < 1 -15 lb 8 +38 lb 20 +102 lb 33 +174 lb 48 +251 lb
170 < 1 -14 lb 8 +40 lb 19 +106 lb 32 +180 lb 46 +259 lb
180 < 1 -14 lb 8 +42 lb 19 +109 lb 31 +185 lb 45 +266 lb
190 < 1 -14 lb 8 +43 lb 18 +112 lb 30 +189 lb 43 +272 lb
200 < 1 -14 lb 8 +44 lb 18 +115 lb 30 +194 lb 42 +277 lb
210 < 1 -15 lb 8 +45 lb 17 +117 lb 29 +197 lb 41 +282 lb
220 < 1 -16 lb 8 +46 lb 17 +119 lb 28 +200 lb 40 +287 lb
230 < 1 -17 lb 7 +46 lb 16 +120 lb 27 +203 lb 38 +291 lb
240 < 1 -18 lb 7 +46 lb 16 +121 lb 26 +206 lb 37 +295 lb
250 < 1 -19 lb 7 +46 lb 15 +122 lb 25 +208 lb 36 +298 lb
260 < 1 -21 lb 7 +45 lb 15 +123 lb 25 +210 lb 35 +301 lb
All < 1 7 20 37 56

These female standards were last updated 4 days ago and are based on 5,000 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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