Seated Shoulder Press

Seated Shoulder Press Standards

Measured in lb

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 (lb)

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Strength LevelWeight
Beginner61 lb
Novice102 lb
Intermediate155 lb
Advanced220 lb
Elite292 lb

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 155 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 61 lb (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
110234678119166
120295590133183
1303664101147199
1404373112161215
1505082123174230
1605790134187245
1706399145199259
18070107155211272
19077116165222286
20084124175234298
21090132184245311
22097140194256323
230104148203266335
240110156212276346
250116163220286357
260123170229296368
270129178237306379
280135185246315390
290141192254324400
300147199262333410
310153206270342419

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.