Sit Ups Standards (lb)

Sit ups strength standards help you to compare your one-rep max lift with other lifters at your bodyweight.

Our sit ups standards are new and we will be refining them over the next six months as we collect more data from lifters using Strength Level.

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Select your weight unit: Kilograms (kg) Pounds (lb)

Male Sit Ups Standards (lb)

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
120 5 +13 lb 27 +106 lb 58 +229 lb 95 +380 lb 138 +549 lb
130 7 +21 lb 28 +120 lb 58 +249 lb 94 +405 lb 134 +579 lb
140 8 +29 lb 29 +133 lb 58 +267 lb 92 +429 lb 131 +608 lb
150 9 +37 lb 30 +145 lb 57 +285 lb 91 +451 lb 127 +635 lb
160 9 +45 lb 30 +157 lb 57 +301 lb 89 +472 lb 124 +660 lb
170 10 +52 lb 30 +168 lb 56 +317 lb 87 +492 lb 121 +684 lb
180 10 +59 lb 30 +179 lb 56 +331 lb 86 +511 lb 118 +707 lb
190 11 +65 lb 30 +189 lb 55 +345 lb 84 +528 lb 116 +728 lb
200 11 +71 lb 30 +199 lb 54 +359 lb 82 +545 lb 113 +749 lb
210 11 +77 lb 30 +208 lb 53 +371 lb 81 +561 lb 110 +768 lb
220 12 +82 lb 30 +216 lb 53 +383 lb 79 +577 lb 108 +786 lb
230 12 +87 lb 30 +224 lb 52 +394 lb 78 +591 lb 105 +804 lb
240 12 +92 lb 30 +232 lb 51 +405 lb 76 +605 lb 103 +820 lb
250 12 +97 lb 29 +239 lb 50 +415 lb 75 +618 lb 101 +836 lb
260 12 +101 lb 29 +246 lb 50 +425 lb 73 +630 lb 99 +851 lb
270 12 +105 lb 29 +253 lb 49 +434 lb 72 +642 lb 97 +866 lb
280 12 +109 lb 28 +259 lb 48 +443 lb 71 +654 lb 95 +880 lb
290 12 +112 lb 28 +265 lb 47 +451 lb 69 +664 lb 93 +893 lb
300 12 +116 lb 28 +271 lb 46 +459 lb 68 +675 lb 91 +906 lb
310 12 +119 lb 27 +276 lb 46 +467 lb 67 +685 lb 89 +918 lb
All 7 28 57 92 131

These male standards were last updated a week ago and are based on 1,000 filtered lifts.

Female Sit Ups Standards (lb)

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
100 < 1 -20 lb 16 +50 lb 45 +148 lb 82 +271 lb 124 +411 lb
110 < 1 -10 lb 19 +68 lb 48 +173 lb 83 +303 lb 123 +450 lb
120 2 +0 lb 22 +84 lb 50 +197 lb 84 +333 lb 122 +487 lb
130 4 +11 lb 24 +101 lb 51 +219 lb 84 +362 lb 121 +522 lb
140 6 +21 lb 25 +117 lb 52 +241 lb 84 +390 lb 119 +555 lb
150 8 +31 lb 27 +132 lb 53 +262 lb 84 +416 lb 118 +586 lb
160 9 +41 lb 28 +147 lb 53 +281 lb 83 +441 lb 116 +616 lb
170 10 +51 lb 29 +161 lb 54 +300 lb 82 +464 lb 114 +644 lb
180 10 +60 lb 30 +175 lb 54 +319 lb 82 +487 lb 112 +671 lb
190 11 +69 lb 30 +188 lb 54 +336 lb 81 +509 lb 110 +696 lb
200 12 +78 lb 31 +200 lb 53 +352 lb 80 +529 lb 109 +721 lb
210 13 +86 lb 31 +212 lb 53 +368 lb 79 +549 lb 107 +744 lb
220 13 +94 lb 31 +224 lb 53 +384 lb 78 +568 lb 105 +766 lb
230 14 +102 lb 31 +235 lb 52 +398 lb 77 +586 lb 103 +788 lb
240 14 +110 lb 31 +246 lb 52 +412 lb 76 +603 lb 102 +808 lb
250 15 +117 lb 31 +256 lb 52 +426 lb 75 +620 lb 100 +828 lb
260 15 +124 lb 31 +266 lb 51 +439 lb 74 +636 lb 98 +847 lb
All 1 23 52 88 129

These female standards were last updated a week ago and are based on 242 filtered lifts.

What is my exact level?

The Strength Level Calculator can show your exact level of strength at any bodyweight.

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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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Bench 4,132,000 lifts Deadlift 2,485,000 lifts Squat 2,388,000 lifts Shoulder Press 663,000 lifts Barbell Curl 357,000 lifts Bent Over Row 224,000 lifts Front Squat 235,000 lifts Incline Bench Press 26,000 lifts Hex Bar Deadlift 25,000 lifts Romanian Deadlift 22,000 lifts Barbell Shrug 9,000 lifts Hip Thrust 14,000 lifts Upright Row 10,000 lifts Decline Bench Press 6,000 lifts Good Morning 5,000 lifts T-Bar Row (experimental) Pendlay Row (experimental) Lying Tricep Extension (experimental) Tricep Extension (experimental)

Bodyweight

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Olympic

Power Clean 214,000 lifts Snatch 66,000 lifts Clean & Jerk 66,000 lifts Push Press 44,000 lifts Clean 47,000 lifts Clean & Press 79,000 lifts Thruster (experimental) Push Jerk (experimental)

Dumbbell

Dumbbell Curl 111,000 lifts Dumbbell Bench Press 119,000 lifts Dumbbell Shoulder Press 66,000 lifts Dumbbell Lateral Raise 18,000 lifts Dumbbell Row 33,000 lifts Dumbbell Front Raise 8,000 lifts Dumbbell Shrug 6,000 lifts Dumbbell Lunge (experimental) Dumbbell Concentration Curl (experimental) Incline Dumbbell Press (experimental) Incline Dumbbell Fly (experimental) Lying Dumbbell Tricep Extension (experimental) Dumbbell Tricep Extension (experimental) Dumbbell Fly (experimental)

Machine

Sled Leg Press 37,000 lifts Horizontal Leg Press 23,000 lifts Leg Extension 10,000 lifts Seated Leg Curl (experimental) Lying Leg Curl (experimental) Calf Raise (experimental)

Cable

Lat Pulldown 44,000 lifts Tricep Rope Pushdown (experimental) Tricep Pushdown (experimental) + More Exercises

Exercise Comparisons

Compare sit ups versus one of the following exercises:

Pull Ups Push Ups Dips Chin Ups Muscle Ups Crunches