Safety Bar Squat Standards

Measured in lb

Safety Bar Squat strength standards help you to compare your one-rep max lift with other lifters at your bodyweight.

Newly added! Our safety bar squat standards will improve as we collect data from Strength Level users

How much should I be able to Safety Bar Squat? (lb)

Male Lifters

What is the average Safety Bar Squat? The average Safety Bar Squat weight for a male lifter is 324 lb (1RM). This makes you Intermediate on Strength Level and is a very impressive lift.

What is a good Safety Bar Squat? Male beginners should aim to lift 157 lb (1RM) which is still impressive compared to the general population.

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Female Lifters

What is the average Safety Bar Squat? The average Safety Bar Squat weight for a female lifter is 150 lb (1RM). This makes you Intermediate on Strength Level and is a very impressive lift.

What is a good Safety Bar Squat? Female beginners should aim to lift 66 lb (1RM) which is still impressive compared to the general population.

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Male Safety Bar Squat Standards (lb)

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
110 71 x0.65 116 x1.06 175 x1.59 246 x2.24 326 x2.96
120 84 x0.7 132 x1.1 195 x1.62 269 x2.24 352 x2.93
130 96 x0.74 147 x1.13 213 x1.64 291 x2.24 377 x2.9
140 108 x0.77 162 x1.16 231 x1.65 312 x2.23 401 x2.86
150 120 x0.8 177 x1.18 249 x1.66 332 x2.22 423 x2.82
160 132 x0.83 192 x1.2 266 x1.66 352 x2.2 445 x2.78
170 144 x0.85 205 x1.21 282 x1.66 371 x2.18 467 x2.74
180 155 x0.86 219 x1.22 298 x1.66 389 x2.16 487 x2.71
190 166 x0.88 232 x1.22 313 x1.65 407 x2.14 507 x2.67
200 177 x0.89 245 x1.23 328 x1.64 424 x2.12 526 x2.63
210 188 x0.9 258 x1.23 343 x1.63 440 x2.1 544 x2.59
220 199 x0.9 270 x1.23 357 x1.62 456 x2.07 562 x2.55
230 209 x0.91 282 x1.23 371 x1.61 472 x2.05 579 x2.52
240 219 x0.91 294 x1.23 385 x1.6 487 x2.03 596 x2.48
250 229 x0.92 306 x1.22 398 x1.59 502 x2.01 613 x2.45
260 239 x0.92 317 x1.22 411 x1.58 516 x1.99 629 x2.42
270 249 x0.92 328 x1.22 423 x1.57 531 x1.97 644 x2.39
280 258 x0.92 339 x1.21 436 x1.56 544 x1.94 659 x2.35
290 267 x0.92 350 x1.21 448 x1.54 558 x1.92 674 x2.32
300 277 x0.92 360 x1.2 460 x1.53 571 x1.9 689 x2.3
310 286 x0.92 370 x1.19 471 x1.52 584 x1.88 703 x2.27
All 157 231 323 431 548

These male standards were last updated December and are based on 335 filtered lifts.

Barbell weights include the weight of the bar, normally 20 kg / 44 lb.
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Female Safety Bar Squat Standards (lb)

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
90 43 x0.48 72 x0.8 109 x1.21 154 x1.71 204 x2.27
100 49 x0.49 79 x0.79 118 x1.18 164 x1.64 216 x2.16
110 54 x0.49 85 x0.78 126 x1.14 174 x1.58 227 x2.06
120 59 x0.49 92 x0.76 133 x1.11 183 x1.52 237 x1.98
130 64 x0.49 98 x0.75 141 x1.08 191 x1.47 247 x1.9
140 69 x0.49 103 x0.74 147 x1.05 199 x1.42 256 x1.83
150 73 x0.49 109 x0.73 154 x1.03 207 x1.38 264 x1.76
160 77 x0.48 114 x0.71 160 x1 214 x1.34 273 x1.7
170 81 x0.48 119 x0.7 166 x0.98 221 x1.3 280 x1.65
180 85 x0.47 124 x0.69 172 x0.95 227 x1.26 288 x1.6
190 89 x0.47 129 x0.68 177 x0.93 234 x1.23 295 x1.55
200 93 x0.47 133 x0.67 183 x0.91 240 x1.2 302 x1.51
210 97 x0.46 137 x0.65 188 x0.89 246 x1.17 308 x1.47
220 100 x0.46 142 x0.64 193 x0.88 251 x1.14 315 x1.43
230 104 x0.45 146 x0.63 197 x0.86 257 x1.12 321 x1.39
240 107 x0.45 150 x0.62 202 x0.84 262 x1.09 326 x1.36
250 110 x0.44 154 x0.61 206 x0.83 267 x1.07 332 x1.33
260 114 x0.44 157 x0.61 211 x0.81 272 x1.05 338 x1.3
All 67 103 149 204 264

These female standards are based on rough estimates. They will be refined over the next few weeks using lifts submitted by people using Strength Level.

Barbell weights include the weight of the bar, normally 20 kg / 44 lb.
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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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