Push Ups

Push Ups Standards

Measured in lb

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 1,982,719 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
110< 1164273109
120< 1174272106
1301184271103
1402194269100
150319416897
160419416795
170419406592
180520406490
190520396287
200519396185
210619386083
220619375881
230619375779
240619365677
250618355575
260618355374
270618345272
280618335171
290617335069
300617324968
310617314866

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.