Bench Press Strength Standards for Men and Women (lb)

Below are bench press standards based on training logs of 24 408 users of StrengthLog.

How Much Can the Average Man and Woman Bench Press?

Strength LevelMenWomen
Beginner119 lb55 lb
Novice176 lb82 lb
Intermediate220 lb104 lb
Advanced265 lb128 lb
Elite370 lb198 lb

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Bench Press Standards for Men (lb)

By bodyweight.

BodyweightBeginnerNoviceIntermediateAdvancedElite
1105284102121189
1206598120143213
13076112137163234
14087124152182254
15097136166200273
160106147179216290
170115157192231306
180123167204246321
190131176215259336
200138185225272350
210145193235285363
220152201245296375
230158209254308387
240164216263318399
250170223271329409
260175229279339420
270181236287348430
280186242295357440
290191248302366449
300196254309375458
310201259315383467
Data: Training logs of 17 296 men

Bench Press Standards for Women (lb)

By bodyweight.

BodyweightBeginnerNoviceIntermediateAdvancedElite
9039607787118
10042638194131
110446785101143
120477089107153
130497292112163
140517595117172
150537797121180
1605479100126188
1705681102130195
1805783105133202
1905985107137209
2006087109140215
2106289111144221
2206390113147227
2306492114150232
2406593116152237
2506695118155242
2606796119158247
Data: Training logs of 7 112 women

What Do The Classifications Mean?

BeginnerStronger than 5% of lifters.
NoviceStronger than 25% of lifters.
IntermediateStronger than 50% of lifters.
AdvancedStronger than 75% of lifters.
EliteStronger than 95% of lifters.

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