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
110 42 x0.38 72 x0.65 112 x1.02 161 x1.47 216 x1.97
120 48 x0.4 80 x0.67 122 x1.02 173 x1.44 230 x1.92
130 54 x0.42 88 x0.68 132 x1.01 185 x1.42 243 x1.87
140 60 x0.43 95 x0.68 141 x1.01 195 x1.4 256 x1.83
150 66 x0.44 103 x0.68 150 x1 206 x1.37 268 x1.78
160 72 x0.45 110 x0.69 158 x0.99 216 x1.35 279 x1.74
170 77 x0.45 117 x0.69 167 x0.98 225 x1.33 290 x1.71
180 83 x0.46 123 x0.68 175 x0.97 235 x1.3 300 x1.67
190 88 x0.46 130 x0.68 182 x0.96 244 x1.28 311 x1.63
200 93 x0.47 136 x0.68 190 x0.95 252 x1.26 320 x1.6
210 98 x0.47 142 x0.68 197 x0.94 261 x1.24 330 x1.57
220 103 x0.47 148 x0.67 204 x0.93 269 x1.22 339 x1.54
230 108 x0.47 154 x0.67 211 x0.92 277 x1.2 347 x1.51
240 113 x0.47 160 x0.67 217 x0.91 284 x1.18 356 x1.48
250 118 x0.47 165 x0.66 224 x0.9 291 x1.17 364 x1.46
260 122 x0.47 171 x0.66 230 x0.89 299 x1.15 372 x1.43
270 127 x0.47 176 x0.65 236 x0.88 306 x1.13 380 x1.41
280 131 x0.47 181 x0.65 242 x0.87 312 x1.12 388 x1.38
290 135 x0.47 186 x0.64 248 x0.86 319 x1.1 395 x1.36
300 140 x0.47 191 x0.64 254 x0.85 326 x1.09 402 x1.34
310 144 x0.46 196 x0.63 260 x0.84 332 x1.07 409 x1.32
All 78 120 174 238 308

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
90 37 x0.41 58 x0.64 84 x0.93 116 x1.28 150 x1.67
100 39 x0.39 60 x0.6 87 x0.87 119 x1.19 155 x1.55
110 41 x0.37 63 x0.57 90 x0.82 123 x1.12 159 x1.44
120 43 x0.36 65 x0.54 93 x0.78 126 x1.05 162 x1.35
130 45 x0.34 67 x0.52 96 x0.74 129 x0.99 166 x1.27
140 46 x0.33 69 x0.5 98 x0.7 132 x0.94 169 x1.21
150 48 x0.32 71 x0.48 100 x0.67 135 x0.9 172 x1.15
160 50 x0.31 73 x0.46 103 x0.64 137 x0.86 175 x1.09
170 51 x0.3 75 x0.44 105 x0.62 140 x0.82 178 x1.04
180 52 x0.29 77 x0.43 107 x0.59 142 x0.79 180 x1
190 54 x0.28 78 x0.41 109 x0.57 144 x0.76 183 x0.96
200 55 x0.27 80 x0.4 110 x0.55 146 x0.73 185 x0.92
210 56 x0.27 81 x0.39 112 x0.53 148 x0.71 187 x0.89
220 57 x0.26 83 x0.38 114 x0.52 150 x0.68 189 x0.86
230 59 x0.25 84 x0.36 115 x0.5 152 x0.66 191 x0.83
240 60 x0.25 85 x0.35 117 x0.49 154 x0.64 193 x0.81
250 61 x0.24 86 x0.35 118 x0.47 155 x0.62 195 x0.78
260 62 x0.24 88 x0.34 120 x0.46 157 x0.6 197 x0.76
All 46 70 99 133 171

These female 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.

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