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 8 +28 lb 32 +125 lb 63 +252 lb 102 +406 lb 145 +578 lb
130 9 +35 lb 32 +137 lb 63 +269 lb 99 +428 lb 140 +605 lb
140 10 +42 lb 32 +148 lb 62 +285 lb 97 +449 lb 136 +630 lb
150 10 +48 lb 32 +158 lb 60 +300 lb 94 +468 lb 131 +653 lb
160 11 +54 lb 32 +168 lb 59 +314 lb 92 +486 lb 127 +675 lb
170 11 +60 lb 32 +178 lb 58 +327 lb 89 +503 lb 123 +696 lb
180 11 +65 lb 32 +186 lb 57 +339 lb 87 +519 lb 120 +715 lb
190 12 +70 lb 31 +194 lb 56 +351 lb 85 +534 lb 116 +733 lb
200 12 +74 lb 31 +202 lb 55 +361 lb 83 +548 lb 113 +750 lb
210 12 +78 lb 30 +209 lb 54 +372 lb 81 +561 lb 110 +766 lb
220 12 +82 lb 30 +215 lb 52 +381 lb 79 +573 lb 107 +782 lb
230 12 +86 lb 29 +222 lb 51 +390 lb 77 +585 lb 104 +796 lb
240 12 +89 lb 29 +227 lb 50 +398 lb 75 +596 lb 102 +810 lb
250 11 +92 lb 28 +233 lb 49 +406 lb 73 +607 lb 99 +823 lb
260 11 +94 lb 28 +238 lb 48 +414 lb 72 +617 lb 97 +835 lb
270 11 +97 lb 27 +242 lb 47 +421 lb 70 +626 lb 95 +847 lb
280 11 +99 lb 27 +247 lb 46 +427 lb 69 +635 lb 92 +858 lb
290 11 +101 lb 26 +251 lb 45 +434 lb 67 +643 lb 90 +868 lb
300 11 +102 lb 26 +254 lb 44 +439 lb 66 +651 lb 88 +878 lb
310 11 +104 lb 25 +258 lb 44 +445 lb 64 +659 lb 86 +888 lb
All 9 30 59 93 132

These male standards were last updated 5 days ago and are based on 4,000 filtered lifts.

Female Sit Ups Standards (lb)

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
100 < 1 -12 lb 19 +61 lb 49 +162 lb 86 +286 lb 129 +427 lb
110 < 1 -5 lb 21 +74 lb 49 +180 lb 85 +310 lb 125 +457 lb
120 2 +1 lb 22 +85 lb 50 +197 lb 84 +332 lb 121 +484 lb
130 3 +7 lb 23 +96 lb 49 +212 lb 82 +353 lb 118 +509 lb
140 5 +13 lb 23 +106 lb 49 +227 lb 80 +372 lb 115 +533 lb
150 5 +19 lb 24 +116 lb 49 +241 lb 79 +390 lb 112 +555 lb
160 6 +24 lb 24 +125 lb 48 +254 lb 77 +407 lb 108 +576 lb
170 7 +29 lb 24 +133 lb 47 +266 lb 75 +423 lb 106 +596 lb
180 7 +33 lb 24 +141 lb 47 +277 lb 74 +438 lb 103 +614 lb
190 7 +38 lb 24 +148 lb 46 +288 lb 72 +452 lb 100 +631 lb
200 8 +41 lb 24 +155 lb 45 +298 lb 70 +465 lb 98 +647 lb
210 8 +45 lb 24 +162 lb 44 +308 lb 69 +478 lb 95 +663 lb
220 8 +48 lb 23 +168 lb 44 +317 lb 67 +490 lb 93 +677 lb
230 8 +52 lb 23 +174 lb 43 +325 lb 66 +501 lb 91 +691 lb
240 8 +54 lb 23 +179 lb 42 +333 lb 64 +512 lb 89 +704 lb
250 8 +57 lb 23 +184 lb 41 +341 lb 63 +522 lb 86 +717 lb
260 8 +59 lb 22 +189 lb 41 +348 lb 62 +531 lb 85 +728 lb
All 1 21 49 84 122

These female standards were last updated 5 days ago and are based on 939 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

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