Push Ups

Push Ups Standards

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

Our community Push Ups standards are based on 1,073,000 lifts by Strength Level users

Male Push Ups Standards

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Strength Level Reps
Beginner < 1
Novice 16
Intermediate 40
Advanced 68
Elite 100

How many reps of Push Ups should I be able to do?

How many reps of Push Ups can the average lifter do? The average male lifter can do 40 reps of Push Ups. This makes you Intermediate on Strength Level and is a very impressive achievement.

Reps By Weight and Age

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
110 < 1 14 41 74 111
120 < 1 15 41 73 108
130 < 1 16 41 71 105
140 < 1 17 41 70 102
150 < 1 17 41 68 99
160 1 18 40 67 97
170 2 18 40 66 94
180 3 18 39 64 92
190 3 18 39 63 89
200 3 18 38 61 87
210 4 18 37 60 85
220 4 18 37 59 83
230 4 18 36 57 81
240 4 17 35 56 79
250 4 17 35 55 77
260 4 17 34 54 75
270 4 17 33 53 73
280 4 16 33 51 72
290 4 16 32 50 70
300 4 16 31 49 69
310 4 15 31 48 67
Age Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
15 < 1 10 30 54 81
20 < 1 15 38 66 97
25 < 1 16 40 68 100
30 < 1 16 40 68 100
35 < 1 16 40 68 100
40 < 1 16 40 68 100
45 < 1 14 36 63 94
50 < 1 11 32 58 86
55 < 1 9 28 51 77
60 < 1 6 23 44 68
65 < 1 3 18 37 59
70 < 1 < 1 13 30 50
75 < 1 < 1 9 24 41
80 < 1 < 1 6 18 34
85 < 1 < 1 2 13 27
90 < 1 < 1 < 1 9 22

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Female Push Ups Standards

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Strength Level Reps
Beginner < 1
Novice 5
Intermediate 18
Advanced 35
Elite 54

How many reps of Push Ups should I be able to do?

How many reps of Push Ups can the average lifter do? The average female lifter can do 18 reps of Push Ups. This makes you Intermediate on Strength Level and is a very impressive achievement.

Reps By Weight and Age

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
90 < 1 5 20 40 62
100 < 1 6 20 38 59
110 < 1 6 20 37 56
120 < 1 6 19 36 54
130 < 1 6 19 34 52
140 < 1 6 18 33 50
150 < 1 6 17 32 48
160 < 1 6 17 31 46
170 < 1 6 16 29 44
180 < 1 5 15 28 42
190 < 1 5 15 27 40
200 < 1 5 14 26 39
210 < 1 4 13 25 38
220 < 1 4 13 24 36
230 < 1 4 12 23 35
240 < 1 3 12 22 34
250 < 1 3 11 21 32
260 < 1 3 11 21 31
Age Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
15 < 1 < 1 11 26 42
20 < 1 4 17 34 52
25 < 1 5 18 35 54
30 < 1 5 18 35 54
35 < 1 5 18 35 54
40 < 1 5 18 35 54
45 < 1 3 16 32 50
50 < 1 1 13 28 45
55 < 1 < 1 10 24 39
60 < 1 < 1 7 19 33
65 < 1 < 1 4 14 27
70 < 1 < 1 < 1 10 21
75 < 1 < 1 < 1 7 16
80 < 1 < 1 < 1 3 11
85 < 1 < 1 < 1 < 1 8
90 < 1 < 1 < 1 < 1 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.