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.

Select your gender: ♂ Male ♀ Female
Select your weight unit: Kilograms (kg) Pounds (lb)

Male Sit Ups Standards (lb)

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
110 7 +22 lb 32 +114 lb 65 +238 lb 107 +389 lb 153 +558 lb
120 9 +29 lb 32 +127 lb 65 +257 lb 104 +413 lb 147 +588 lb
130 9 +36 lb 33 +139 lb 64 +274 lb 101 +435 lb 142 +615 lb
140 10 +43 lb 33 +151 lb 63 +290 lb 98 +456 lb 138 +640 lb
150 10 +50 lb 33 +161 lb 61 +305 lb 96 +475 lb 133 +663 lb
160 11 +56 lb 33 +171 lb 60 +319 lb 93 +493 lb 129 +685 lb
170 11 +61 lb 32 +180 lb 59 +332 lb 91 +510 lb 125 +706 lb
180 12 +66 lb 32 +189 lb 58 +344 lb 88 +526 lb 121 +725 lb
190 12 +71 lb 32 +197 lb 57 +355 lb 86 +541 lb 118 +743 lb
200 12 +76 lb 31 +205 lb 55 +366 lb 84 +555 lb 115 +760 lb
210 12 +80 lb 31 +212 lb 54 +376 lb 82 +568 lb 111 +776 lb
220 12 +83 lb 30 +218 lb 53 +386 lb 80 +581 lb 108 +792 lb
230 12 +87 lb 30 +224 lb 52 +395 lb 78 +592 lb 106 +806 lb
240 12 +90 lb 29 +230 lb 51 +403 lb 76 +603 lb 103 +820 lb
250 12 +93 lb 29 +235 lb 50 +411 lb 74 +614 lb 100 +833 lb
260 12 +96 lb 28 +240 lb 49 +419 lb 72 +624 lb 98 +845 lb
270 11 +98 lb 28 +245 lb 48 +426 lb 71 +633 lb 96 +857 lb
280 11 +100 lb 27 +249 lb 47 +432 lb 69 +642 lb 93 +868 lb
290 11 +102 lb 27 +253 lb 46 +438 lb 68 +651 lb 91 +878 lb
300 11 +103 lb 26 +257 lb 45 +444 lb 66 +658 lb 89 +888 lb
310 11 +105 lb 26 +260 lb 44 +450 lb 65 +666 lb 87 +898 lb
All 9 31 60 95 134

These male standards were last updated 5 days ago and are based on 6,000 filtered lifts.

Female Sit Ups Standards (lb)

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
90 < 1 -17 lb 18 +52 lb 50 +149 lb 91 +271 lb 138 +411 lb
100 < 1 -11 lb 20 +64 lb 51 +168 lb 89 +296 lb 133 +442 lb
110 < 1 -5 lb 21 +76 lb 51 +185 lb 87 +319 lb 129 +470 lb
120 2 +1 lb 22 +87 lb 51 +201 lb 86 +340 lb 125 +497 lb
130 3 +6 lb 23 +97 lb 50 +216 lb 84 +360 lb 121 +521 lb
140 4 +11 lb 23 +106 lb 50 +229 lb 82 +378 lb 117 +543 lb
150 5 +16 lb 23 +115 lb 49 +242 lb 80 +395 lb 113 +564 lb
160 6 +21 lb 24 +123 lb 48 +254 lb 78 +411 lb 110 +584 lb
170 6 +25 lb 24 +130 lb 47 +266 lb 76 +426 lb 107 +602 lb
180 6 +29 lb 23 +137 lb 47 +276 lb 74 +440 lb 104 +619 lb
190 7 +32 lb 23 +144 lb 46 +286 lb 72 +453 lb 101 +636 lb
200 7 +35 lb 23 +150 lb 45 +295 lb 70 +465 lb 98 +651 lb
210 7 +38 lb 23 +156 lb 44 +304 lb 69 +477 lb 96 +665 lb
220 7 +41 lb 22 +161 lb 43 +312 lb 67 +488 lb 93 +679 lb
230 7 +43 lb 22 +166 lb 42 +319 lb 65 +498 lb 91 +692 lb
240 7 +45 lb 22 +171 lb 41 +327 lb 64 +508 lb 88 +704 lb
250 7 +47 lb 21 +175 lb 40 +333 lb 62 +517 lb 86 +715 lb
260 7 +49 lb 21 +179 lb 40 +339 lb 61 +525 lb 84 +726 lb
All 1 21 50 85 124

These female standards were last updated 5 days ago and are based on 1,000 filtered lifts.

What is my exact level?

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

Strength Level Calculator

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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Barbell

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

Pull Ups 313,000 lifts Push Ups 86,000 lifts Dips 126,000 lifts Chin Ups 19,000 lifts Muscle Ups (experimental) Sit Ups (experimental) Crunches (experimental)

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