Thruster

Thruster Standards

Measured in lb

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

Our community Thruster standards are based on 73,000 lifts by Strength Level users

Male Thruster Standards (lb)

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Strength Level Weight
Beginner 67 lb
Novice 112 lb
Intermediate 172 lb
Advanced 244 lb
Elite 325 lb
Strength Level Bodyweight Ratio
Beginner 0.50x
Novice 0.75x
Intermediate 1.00x
Advanced 1.50x
Elite 1.75x

How much should I be able to Thruster? (lb)

What is the average Thruster? The average Thruster weight for a male lifter is 172 lb (1RM). This makes you Intermediate on Strength Level and is a very impressive lift.

What is a good Thruster? Male beginners should aim to lift 67 lb (1RM) which is still impressive compared to the general population.

By Weight and Age

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
110 34 66 111 167 231
120 40 74 121 179 246
130 46 82 131 191 260
140 51 89 140 203 273
150 57 96 149 213 285
160 62 103 158 224 297
170 67 110 166 234 309
180 72 117 174 243 320
190 78 123 182 253 331
200 83 129 190 261 341
210 87 135 197 270 351
220 92 141 204 278 360
230 97 147 211 287 369
240 102 153 218 294 378
250 106 158 225 302 387
260 110 164 231 310 395
270 115 169 237 317 404
280 119 174 243 324 412
290 123 179 249 331 419
300 127 184 255 338 427
310 131 189 261 344 434
Age Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
15 57 96 146 208 277
20 65 109 168 238 317
25 67 112 172 244 325
30 67 112 172 244 325
35 67 112 172 244 325
40 67 112 172 244 325
45 64 106 163 232 309
50 60 100 153 218 290
55 55 92 142 201 268
60 50 84 129 184 244
65 46 76 117 166 221
70 41 68 105 149 198
75 37 61 94 133 177
80 33 55 84 119 158
85 29 49 75 107 142
90 26 44 68 96 128

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Female Thruster Standards (lb)

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Strength Level Weight
Beginner 43 lb
Novice 68 lb
Intermediate 100 lb
Advanced 138 lb
Elite 181 lb
Strength Level Bodyweight Ratio
Beginner 0.30x
Novice 0.50x
Intermediate 0.70x
Advanced 1.00x
Elite 1.30x

How much should I be able to Thruster? (lb)

What is the average Thruster? The average Thruster weight for a female lifter is 100 lb (1RM). This makes you Intermediate on Strength Level and is a very impressive lift.

What is a good Thruster? Female beginners should aim to lift 43 lb (1RM) which is still impressive compared to the general population.

By Weight and Age

BW Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
90 32 54 83 117 156
100 35 57 86 122 161
110 37 60 90 126 166
120 39 63 93 130 171
130 41 65 96 134 175
140 43 68 99 137 179
150 45 70 102 140 183
160 46 72 105 143 186
170 48 74 107 146 189
180 50 76 109 149 192
190 51 78 112 152 195
200 53 80 114 154 198
210 54 81 116 157 201
220 56 83 118 159 204
230 57 85 120 161 206
240 58 86 122 163 209
250 59 88 124 165 211
260 61 89 125 167 213
Age Beg. Nov. Int. Adv. Elite
15 36 58 85 118 154
20 42 66 97 135 176
25 43 68 100 138 181
30 43 68 100 138 181
35 43 68 100 138 181
40 43 68 100 138 181
45 40 64 95 131 171
50 38 60 89 123 161
55 35 56 82 114 149
60 32 51 75 104 136
65 29 46 68 94 123
70 26 41 61 84 110
75 23 37 54 75 99
80 21 33 49 67 88
85 19 29 44 60 79
90 17 27 39 54 71

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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.