Seated Shoulder Press

Seated Shoulder Press Standards

Measured in kg

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 275,378 lifts by Strength Level users
Seated Shoulder Press

Male Seated Shoulder Press Standards (kg)

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Strength LevelWeight
Beginner28 kg
Novice46 kg
Intermediate70 kg
Advanced100 kg
Elite132 kg

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

What is the average Seated Shoulder Press? The average Seated Shoulder Press weight for a male lifter is 70 kg (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 28 kg (1RM) which is still impressive compared to the general population.

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

By Weight and Age

BWBeg.Nov.Int.Adv.Elite
501021365476
551425416184
601730476892
6520345375100
7024395881107
7527436388114
8031476994121
85345274100128
90385679105134
95416083111141
100446488116147
105476893121153
110517197127158
1155475101132164
1205779106136169
1256082110141175
1306386114146180
1356689118150185
1406993122155190

How many sets and reps of Seated Shoulder Press should I do?

These are the most popular Seated Shoulder Press workouts done by male lifters:

3x10 13%
3x8 9%
3x5 7%
4x8 7%
4x10 6%

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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.