Chest Press Standards (lb)

Chest Press strength standards help you to compare your one-rep max lift with other lifters at your bodyweight.
Our Chest Press standards are based on 9,182,000 lifts by Strength Level users.

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Male Chest Press Standards (lb)

Bodyweight Beginner Novice Intermediate Advanced Elite
110.01 39.99 78 131 198 273.99
120 47 88.01 144.01 213.01 292
130.01 53.99 97 156 228 309.99
139.99 61 106.99 167.99 242 326
150 67.99 116.01 178.99 256 342
159.99 75 125 189.99 269.01 356.99
170 81.99 133 200 281 370.99
180.01 88.01 142 211 292.99 384.99
189.99 95 150 220.99 305.01 398.99
200 100.99 158.01 230.01 316.01 411.01
209.99 106.99 164.99 239 326.99 423.99
220 113.01 173 248 337.99 436.01
230.01 119.01 180.01 256.99 348 447.01
239.99 125 187 266.01 358.01 459
250 131 194.01 273.99 368 470
259.99 137 201 281.99 376.99 479.99
270 142 208.01 290 386.01 490.99
280.01 148 214.99 298 395 501
290 153 220.99 306 404 511.01
300 158.01 227.01 312.99 412.99 520
309.99 164 234 320 420.99 529.99
All 75.99 131 203 292 392

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

BW lb
Lift lb

Female Chest Press Standards (lb)

Bodyweight Beginner Novice Intermediate Advanced Elite
89.99 11.99 31.99 61.99 102.01 149.01
100 14 35.01 67 108 156.99
110.01 17 39 71.01 114 164
120 19 42 75.99 119.01 170
130.01 21.01 45 80.01 125 177.01
139.99 22.99 47.99 84 130.01 183.01
150 25 50.99 88.01 134 188.01
159.99 27.01 53.99 91.01 139 192.99
170 28.99 56 95 142.99 198
180.01 31 59 98 147 203
189.99 31.99 61 100.99 150.99 208.01
200 34 64 103.99 155.01 212
209.99 36 66.01 106.99 158.01 216.01
220 38.01 67.99 110.01 162 220
230.01 39 70 113.01 164.99 223.99
239.99 41.01 72.99 116.01 167.99 228
250 42 75 117.99 172 231.99
259.99 44 77.01 120.99 175 234.99
999 22.99 49.01 86 135.01 189.99

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

BW lb
Lift lb

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.