Test Standards (kg)

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

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Male Test Standards (kg)

Bodyweight Beginner Novice Intermediate Advanced Elite

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

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Female Test Standards (kg)

Bodyweight Beginner Novice Intermediate Advanced Elite

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.