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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 40,000 lifts by Strength Level users.

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Male Seated Shoulder Press Standards (lb)

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
110 24 x0.22 48 x0.44 83 x0.75 127 x1.15 177 x1.61
120 30 x0.25 57 x0.48 94 x0.78 140 x1.17 193 x1.61
130 37 x0.28 66 x0.51 105 x0.81 154 x1.18 209 x1.61
140 43 x0.31 74 x0.53 116 x0.83 167 x1.19 224 x1.6
150 50 x0.33 83 x0.55 126 x0.84 179 x1.19 238 x1.59
160 56 x0.35 91 x0.57 137 x0.85 191 x1.2 252 x1.58
170 62 x0.37 99 x0.58 146 x0.86 203 x1.19 266 x1.56
180 69 x0.38 107 x0.59 156 x0.87 214 x1.19 279 x1.55
190 75 x0.4 115 x0.6 166 x0.87 225 x1.19 291 x1.53
200 81 x0.41 123 x0.61 175 x0.87 236 x1.18 303 x1.52
210 88 x0.42 130 x0.62 184 x0.87 247 x1.17 315 x1.5
220 94 x0.43 138 x0.63 192 x0.87 257 x1.17 326 x1.48
230 100 x0.43 145 x0.63 201 x0.87 267 x1.16 338 x1.47
240 106 x0.44 152 x0.63 209 x0.87 276 x1.15 348 x1.45
250 111 x0.45 159 x0.64 218 x0.87 286 x1.14 359 x1.44
260 117 x0.45 166 x0.64 226 x0.87 295 x1.13 369 x1.42
270 123 x0.46 173 x0.64 234 x0.86 304 x1.13 379 x1.41
280 129 x0.46 179 x0.64 241 x0.86 313 x1.12 389 x1.39
290 134 x0.46 186 x0.64 249 x0.86 321 x1.11 399 x1.38
300 140 x0.47 192 x0.64 256 x0.85 330 x1.1 408 x1.36
310 145 x0.47 198 x0.64 264 x0.85 338 x1.09 417 x1.35
All 62 103 157 223 297

These male standards were last updated 4 days ago and are based on 6,000 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 10 x0.11 24 x0.27 47 x0.52 77 x0.85 112 x1.24
100 12 x0.12 27 x0.27 51 x0.51 82 x0.82 118 x1.18
110 13 x0.12 30 x0.27 55 x0.5 87 x0.79 124 x1.13
120 15 x0.13 33 x0.27 58 x0.49 91 x0.76 130 x1.08
130 17 x0.13 35 x0.27 62 x0.48 96 x0.74 135 x1.04
140 19 x0.13 38 x0.27 65 x0.47 100 x0.71 140 x1
150 21 x0.14 40 x0.27 68 x0.46 104 x0.69 144 x0.96
160 22 x0.14 43 x0.27 71 x0.45 107 x0.67 149 x0.93
170 24 x0.14 45 x0.26 74 x0.44 111 x0.65 153 x0.9
180 25 x0.14 47 x0.26 77 x0.43 114 x0.63 157 x0.87
190 27 x0.14 49 x0.26 80 x0.42 118 x0.62 160 x0.84
200 28 x0.14 51 x0.26 82 x0.41 121 x0.6 164 x0.82
210 30 x0.14 53 x0.25 85 x0.4 124 x0.59 168 x0.8
220 31 x0.14 55 x0.25 87 x0.4 127 x0.58 171 x0.78
230 33 x0.14 57 x0.25 90 x0.39 129 x0.56 174 x0.76
240 34 x0.14 59 x0.25 92 x0.38 132 x0.55 177 x0.74
250 36 x0.14 61 x0.24 94 x0.38 135 x0.54 181 x0.72
260 37 x0.14 62 x0.24 96 x0.37 137 x0.53 183 x0.71
All 18 38 66 103 145

These female standards were last updated 4 days ago and are based on 481 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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