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Seated Shoulder Press Standards (lb)

Seated shoulder press strength standards help you to compare your one-rep max lift with other lifters at your bodyweight.

Our seated shoulder press standards are based on 32,000 lifts by Strength Level users.

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Male Seated Shoulder Press Standards (lb)

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
110 25 x0.22 51 x0.46 89 x0.81 137 x1.25 193 x1.75
120 31 x0.26 59 x0.5 100 x0.83 151 x1.25 209 x1.74
130 37 x0.28 68 x0.52 110 x0.85 164 x1.26 224 x1.72
140 43 x0.31 76 x0.54 121 x0.86 176 x1.26 239 x1.7
150 49 x0.33 84 x0.56 131 x0.87 188 x1.25 253 x1.68
160 55 x0.34 92 x0.57 141 x0.88 200 x1.25 266 x1.66
170 61 x0.36 99 x0.58 150 x0.88 211 x1.24 279 x1.64
180 67 x0.37 107 x0.59 159 x0.88 222 x1.23 292 x1.62
190 73 x0.38 114 x0.6 168 x0.89 233 x1.22 304 x1.6
200 78 x0.39 122 x0.61 177 x0.88 243 x1.21 315 x1.58
210 84 x0.4 129 x0.61 185 x0.88 253 x1.2 327 x1.56
220 90 x0.41 136 x0.62 194 x0.88 262 x1.19 338 x1.53
230 95 x0.41 142 x0.62 202 x0.88 272 x1.18 348 x1.51
240 101 x0.42 149 x0.62 210 x0.87 281 x1.17 359 x1.49
250 106 x0.42 156 x0.62 218 x0.87 290 x1.16 369 x1.48
260 111 x0.43 162 x0.62 225 x0.87 299 x1.15 379 x1.46
270 117 x0.43 168 x0.62 233 x0.86 307 x1.14 388 x1.44
280 122 x0.43 174 x0.62 240 x0.86 316 x1.13 398 x1.42
290 127 x0.44 180 x0.62 247 x0.85 324 x1.12 407 x1.4
300 132 x0.44 186 x0.62 254 x0.85 332 x1.11 416 x1.39
310 137 x0.44 192 x0.62 261 x0.84 339 x1.09 424 x1.37
All 61 103 160 229 307

These male standards were last updated 20 hours ago and are based on 2,000 filtered lifts.

Note: these barbell standards include the weight of the bar, normally 20 kg / 44 lb.

Female Seated Shoulder Press Standards (lb)

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
90 9 x0.1 26 x0.29 54 x0.6 91 x1.01 135 x1.5
100 10 x0.1 28 x0.28 57 x0.57 95 x0.95 141 x1.41
110 12 x0.11 31 x0.28 60 x0.54 99 x0.9 145 x1.32
120 13 x0.11 33 x0.27 63 x0.52 103 x0.86 150 x1.25
130 14 x0.11 35 x0.27 66 x0.5 106 x0.82 154 x1.18
140 15 x0.11 37 x0.26 68 x0.49 109 x0.78 158 x1.13
150 17 x0.11 38 x0.26 70 x0.47 112 x0.75 162 x1.08
160 18 x0.11 40 x0.25 73 x0.45 115 x0.72 165 x1.03
170 19 x0.11 42 x0.24 75 x0.44 118 x0.69 168 x0.99
180 20 x0.11 43 x0.24 77 x0.43 121 x0.67 171 x0.95
190 21 x0.11 45 x0.24 79 x0.42 123 x0.65 174 x0.92
200 22 x0.11 46 x0.23 81 x0.41 126 x0.63 177 x0.89
210 23 x0.11 48 x0.23 83 x0.39 128 x0.61 180 x0.86
220 24 x0.11 49 x0.22 85 x0.38 130 x0.59 183 x0.83
230 25 x0.11 50 x0.22 86 x0.38 132 x0.58 185 x0.81
240 26 x0.11 52 x0.21 88 x0.37 134 x0.56 188 x0.78
250 27 x0.11 53 x0.21 90 x0.36 136 x0.55 190 x0.76
260 27 x0.11 54 x0.21 91 x0.35 138 x0.53 192 x0.74
All 15 37 69 112 162

These female standards were last updated 20 hours ago and are based on 208 filtered lifts.

Note: these barbell standards 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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