Thruster Standards (lb)

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

Our thruster 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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Male Thruster Standards (lb)

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
120 52 x0.44 84 x0.7 125 x1.04 175 x1.46 230 x1.91
130 58 x0.45 92 x0.7 134 x1.03 185 x1.43 242 x1.86
140 64 x0.46 99 x0.71 143 x1.02 196 x1.4 253 x1.81
150 70 x0.47 106 x0.71 152 x1.01 205 x1.37 265 x1.76
160 75 x0.47 113 x0.7 160 x1 215 x1.34 275 x1.72
170 81 x0.47 119 x0.7 167 x0.98 224 x1.32 285 x1.68
180 86 x0.48 125 x0.7 175 x0.97 232 x1.29 295 x1.64
190 91 x0.48 131 x0.69 182 x0.96 241 x1.27 304 x1.6
200 96 x0.48 137 x0.69 189 x0.94 249 x1.24 313 x1.57
210 101 x0.48 143 x0.68 196 x0.93 256 x1.22 322 x1.53
220 105 x0.48 149 x0.68 202 x0.92 264 x1.2 330 x1.5
230 110 x0.48 154 x0.67 209 x0.91 271 x1.18 338 x1.47
240 115 x0.48 160 x0.66 215 x0.89 278 x1.16 346 x1.44
250 119 x0.48 165 x0.66 221 x0.88 285 x1.14 354 x1.42
260 123 x0.47 170 x0.65 227 x0.87 292 x1.12 361 x1.39
270 127 x0.47 175 x0.65 232 x0.86 298 x1.1 369 x1.37
280 132 x0.47 180 x0.64 238 x0.85 304 x1.09 376 x1.34
290 136 x0.47 184 x0.64 243 x0.84 311 x1.07 382 x1.32
300 140 x0.47 189 x0.63 249 x0.83 317 x1.06 389 x1.3
310 144 x0.46 193 x0.62 254 x0.82 322 x1.04 396 x1.28
All 83 123 175 236 302

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

Note: these barbell standards include the weight of the bar, normally 20 kg / 44 lb.

Female Thruster Standards (lb)

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
100 42 x0.42 61 x0.61 86 x0.86 114 x1.14 145 x1.45
110 44 x0.4 64 x0.58 89 x0.81 118 x1.07 149 x1.36
120 46 x0.39 67 x0.56 92 x0.77 121 x1.01 153 x1.28
130 48 x0.37 69 x0.53 95 x0.73 125 x0.96 157 x1.21
140 50 x0.36 71 x0.51 98 x0.7 128 x0.91 160 x1.15
150 52 x0.35 74 x0.49 100 x0.67 131 x0.87 164 x1.09
160 54 x0.34 76 x0.47 102 x0.64 133 x0.83 167 x1.04
170 55 x0.33 78 x0.46 105 x0.62 136 x0.8 170 x1
180 57 x0.32 79 x0.44 107 x0.59 138 x0.77 172 x0.96
190 59 x0.31 81 x0.43 109 x0.57 141 x0.74 175 x0.92
200 60 x0.3 83 x0.41 111 x0.55 143 x0.72 178 x0.89
210 61 x0.29 85 x0.4 113 x0.54 145 x0.69 180 x0.86
220 63 x0.29 86 x0.39 115 x0.52 147 x0.67 182 x0.83
230 64 x0.28 88 x0.38 116 x0.51 149 x0.65 185 x0.8
240 65 x0.27 89 x0.37 118 x0.49 151 x0.63 187 x0.78
250 67 x0.27 91 x0.36 120 x0.48 153 x0.61 189 x0.75
260 68 x0.26 92 x0.35 121 x0.47 155 x0.6 191 x0.73
All 50 72 98 129 163

These female standards were last updated 5 days ago and are based on 910 filtered lifts.

Note: these barbell standards include the weight of the bar, normally 20 kg / 44 lb.

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.

More Exercises

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 thruster versus one of the following exercises:

Power Clean Snatch Clean & Jerk Push Press Clean Clean & Press Push Jerk