Push Ups

Push Ups Standards

Measured in kg

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 1,950,221 lifts by Strength Level users

Male Push Ups Standards

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Strength LevelReps
Beginner1
Novice18
Intermediate41
Advanced68
Elite99

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 41 reps of Push Ups. This makes you Intermediate on Strength Level and is a very impressive achievement.

Reps By Weight and Age

BWBeg.Nov.Int.Adv.Elite
50< 1164273108
55< 1174272105
601184270102
65219426999
70319416796
75419416693
80520406491
85520396388
90519396186
95619386083
100619375881
105619375779
110619365677
115618355475
120618345373
125618345271
130617335170
135617324968
140617324866

How many sets and reps of Push Ups should I do?

These are the most popular Push Ups workouts done by male lifters:

3x10 14%
3x15 6%
3x20 6%
2x20 5%
3x12 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.