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 based on 11,000 lifts by Strength Level users.

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Male Thruster Standards (lb)

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
110 38 x0.34 69 x0.63 113 x1.03 168 x1.52 230 x2.09
120 43 x0.36 77 x0.64 123 x1.03 180 x1.5 243 x2.03
130 49 x0.38 85 x0.65 132 x1.02 191 x1.47 257 x1.97
140 54 x0.39 92 x0.66 141 x1.01 202 x1.44 269 x1.92
150 60 x0.4 99 x0.66 150 x1 212 x1.41 281 x1.87
160 65 x0.41 106 x0.66 158 x0.99 222 x1.39 292 x1.83
170 70 x0.41 112 x0.66 166 x0.98 231 x1.36 303 x1.78
180 75 x0.42 118 x0.66 174 x0.97 240 x1.33 313 x1.74
190 80 x0.42 125 x0.66 182 x0.96 249 x1.31 323 x1.7
200 85 x0.43 131 x0.65 189 x0.94 257 x1.29 333 x1.66
210 90 x0.43 137 x0.65 196 x0.93 266 x1.26 342 x1.63
220 95 x0.43 142 x0.65 203 x0.92 274 x1.24 351 x1.6
230 99 x0.43 148 x0.64 209 x0.91 281 x1.22 360 x1.56
240 103 x0.43 153 x0.64 216 x0.9 289 x1.2 368 x1.53
250 108 x0.43 158 x0.63 222 x0.89 296 x1.18 377 x1.51
260 112 x0.43 164 x0.63 228 x0.88 303 x1.17 384 x1.48
270 116 x0.43 169 x0.62 234 x0.87 310 x1.15 392 x1.45
280 120 x0.43 174 x0.62 240 x0.86 316 x1.13 400 x1.43
290 124 x0.43 178 x0.61 245 x0.85 323 x1.11 407 x1.4
300 128 x0.43 183 x0.61 251 x0.84 329 x1.1 414 x1.38
310 132 x0.43 188 x0.61 256 x0.83 335 x1.08 421 x1.36
All 71 115 172 242 319

These male standards were last updated a week ago and are based on 4,000 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
90 34 x0.38 55 x0.61 82 x0.91 115 x1.28 152 x1.69
100 36 x0.36 58 x0.58 86 x0.86 120 x1.2 157 x1.57
110 38 x0.35 61 x0.55 89 x0.81 124 x1.12 162 x1.47
120 41 x0.34 63 x0.53 93 x0.77 127 x1.06 166 x1.38
130 42 x0.33 66 x0.51 96 x0.73 131 x1.01 170 x1.31
140 44 x0.32 68 x0.49 98 x0.7 134 x0.96 173 x1.24
150 46 x0.31 70 x0.47 101 x0.67 137 x0.91 177 x1.18
160 48 x0.3 72 x0.45 103 x0.65 140 x0.87 180 x1.13
170 49 x0.29 74 x0.44 106 x0.62 143 x0.84 183 x1.08
180 51 x0.28 76 x0.42 108 x0.6 145 x0.81 186 x1.03
190 52 x0.28 78 x0.41 110 x0.58 148 x0.78 189 x0.99
200 54 x0.27 80 x0.4 112 x0.56 150 x0.75 192 x0.96
210 55 x0.26 81 x0.39 114 x0.54 152 x0.73 194 x0.93
220 57 x0.26 83 x0.38 116 x0.53 155 x0.7 197 x0.89
230 58 x0.25 84 x0.37 118 x0.51 157 x0.68 199 x0.87
240 59 x0.25 86 x0.36 120 x0.5 159 x0.66 201 x0.84
250 60 x0.24 87 x0.35 121 x0.49 161 x0.64 204 x0.81
260 61 x0.24 89 x0.34 123 x0.47 163 x0.63 206 x0.79
All 44 68 99 135 175

These female standards were last updated a week ago and are based on 2,000 filtered lifts.

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

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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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