Seated Shoulder Press

Seated Shoulder Press Standards

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

Our community Seated Shoulder Press standards are based on 146,000 lifts by Strength Level users
Seated Shoulder Press

Male Seated Shoulder Press Standards (lb)

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Strength Level Weight
Beginner 62 lb
Novice 103 lb
Intermediate 157 lb
Advanced 222 lb
Elite 295 lb
Strength Level Bodyweight Ratio
Beginner 0.25x
Novice 0.50x
Intermediate 0.75x
Advanced 1.25x
Elite 1.50x

How much should I be able to Seated Shoulder Press? (lb)

What is the average Seated Shoulder Press? The average Seated Shoulder Press weight for a male lifter is 157 lb (1RM). This makes you Intermediate on Strength Level and is a very impressive lift.

What is a good Seated Shoulder Press? Male beginners should aim to lift 62 lb (1RM) which is still impressive compared to the general population.

By Weight and Age

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
110 24 47 81 123 171
120 30 56 92 137 188
130 36 65 103 150 203
140 43 73 114 163 218
150 49 82 124 176 233
160 56 90 135 188 247
170 63 98 145 200 260
180 69 106 154 211 274
190 75 114 164 222 286
200 82 122 173 233 299
210 88 130 182 244 310
220 94 137 191 254 322
230 101 145 200 264 333
240 107 152 209 274 344
250 113 159 217 283 355
260 118 166 225 293 365
270 124 173 233 302 376
280 130 180 241 311 386
290 136 187 249 319 395
300 141 193 256 328 405
310 147 200 264 336 414
Age Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
15 53 87 133 189 251
20 60 100 153 216 287
25 62 103 157 222 295
30 62 103 157 222 295
35 62 103 157 222 295
40 62 103 157 222 295
45 59 97 148 210 280
50 55 91 139 198 262
55 51 84 129 183 243
60 46 77 118 167 222
65 42 70 106 151 200
70 38 63 95 135 180
75 34 56 85 121 161
80 30 50 76 108 144
85 27 45 68 97 129
90 24 40 62 87 116

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Female Seated Shoulder Press Standards (lb)

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Strength Level Weight
Beginner 19 lb
Novice 40 lb
Intermediate 69 lb
Advanced 106 lb
Elite 150 lb
Strength Level Bodyweight Ratio
Beginner 0.15x
Novice 0.30x
Intermediate 0.50x
Advanced 0.75x
Elite 1.05x

How much should I be able to Seated Shoulder Press? (lb)

What is the average Seated Shoulder Press? The average Seated Shoulder Press weight for a female lifter is 69 lb (1RM). This makes you Intermediate on Strength Level and is a very impressive lift.

What is a good Seated Shoulder Press? Female beginners should aim to lift 19 lb (1RM) which is still impressive compared to the general population.

By Weight and Age

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
90 10 25 48 79 116
100 12 28 53 85 123
110 14 31 57 90 129
120 16 34 61 95 135
130 18 37 64 99 140
140 20 40 68 104 145
150 21 42 71 108 150
160 23 45 74 112 155
170 25 47 78 116 159
180 27 49 81 119 163
190 28 52 83 123 167
200 30 54 86 126 171
210 31 56 89 129 175
220 33 58 91 132 179
230 35 60 94 135 182
240 36 62 96 138 186
250 37 64 99 141 189
260 39 66 101 144 192
Age Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
15 16 34 59 91 127
20 19 39 67 104 146
25 19 40 69 106 150
30 19 40 69 106 150
35 19 40 69 106 150
40 19 40 69 106 150
45 18 38 65 101 142
50 17 35 61 95 133
55 16 33 57 88 123
60 14 30 52 80 112
65 13 27 47 72 102
70 12 24 42 65 91
75 10 22 38 58 82
80 9 19 34 52 73
85 8 17 30 46 65
90 8 16 27 42 59

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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.