Barbell Pullover Strength Standards for Men and Women

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Barbell Pullover Weight Standards

Compare your Barbell Pullover performance to these weight standards and see where you stand.

Beginner35 lbs
Novice66 lbs
Intermediate111 lbs
Advanced169 lbs
Elite236 lbs

Barbell Pullover Bodyweight Ratio Standards

See how your Barbell Pullover strength measures up relative to your body weight.

LevelBodyweight Ratio
LevelBodyweight Ratio

Barbell Pullover Standards by Bodyweight

Find the Barbell Pullover strength standards for your specific body weight.
110 lbs18 lbs39 lbs73 lbs118 lbs173 lbs
120 lbs21 lbs44 lbs79 lbs127 lbs184 lbs
130 lbs24 lbs48 lbs85 lbs135 lbs193 lbs
140 lbs27 lbs53 lbs91 lbs142 lbs203 lbs
150 lbs29 lbs57 lbs97 lbs150 lbs211 lbs
160 lbs32 lbs61 lbs103 lbs157 lbs220 lbs
170 lbs35 lbs65 lbs108 lbs164 lbs228 lbs
180 lbs38 lbs69 lbs113 lbs170 lbs235 lbs
190 lbs40 lbs73 lbs118 lbs176 lbs243 lbs
200 lbs43 lbs77 lbs123 lbs182 lbs250 lbs
210 lbs46 lbs80 lbs128 lbs188 lbs257 lbs
220 lbs48 lbs84 lbs133 lbs194 lbs263 lbs
230 lbs51 lbs87 lbs137 lbs199 lbs270 lbs
240 lbs54 lbs91 lbs142 lbs205 lbs276 lbs
250 lbs56 lbs94 lbs146 lbs210 lbs282 lbs
260 lbs59 lbs97 lbs150 lbs215 lbs288 lbs
270 lbs61 lbs101 lbs154 lbs220 lbs294 lbs
280 lbs63 lbs104 lbs158 lbs225 lbs299 lbs
290 lbs66 lbs107 lbs162 lbs229 lbs305 lbs
300 lbs68 lbs110 lbs166 lbs234 lbs310 lbs
310 lbs70 lbs113 lbs170 lbs238 lbs315 lbs
90 lbs14 lbs21 lbs31 lbs44 lbs59 lbs
100 lbs15 lbs22 lbs33 lbs46 lbs62 lbs
110 lbs16 lbs23 lbs34 lbs48 lbs64 lbs
120 lbs16 lbs24 lbs36 lbs50 lbs66 lbs
130 lbs17 lbs26 lbs37 lbs52 lbs68 lbs
140 lbs18 lbs27 lbs38 lbs53 lbs70 lbs
150 lbs19 lbs28 lbs40 lbs55 lbs72 lbs
160 lbs19 lbs29 lbs41 lbs56 lbs74 lbs
170 lbs20 lbs29 lbs42 lbs58 lbs75 lbs
180 lbs21 lbs30 lbs43 lbs59 lbs77 lbs
190 lbs21 lbs31 lbs44 lbs60 lbs78 lbs
200 lbs22 lbs32 lbs45 lbs62 lbs80 lbs
210 lbs23 lbs33 lbs46 lbs63 lbs81 lbs
220 lbs23 lbs34 lbs47 lbs64 lbs82 lbs
230 lbs24 lbs34 lbs48 lbs65 lbs84 lbs
240 lbs24 lbs35 lbs49 lbs66 lbs85 lbs
250 lbs25 lbs36 lbs50 lbs67 lbs86 lbs
260 lbs25 lbs36 lbs51 lbs68 lbs87 lbs

Barbell Pullover Standards by Age

Discover how Barbell Pullover strength standards vary across different age groups.
1531 lbs57 lbs96 lbs145 lbs202 lbs
2034 lbs64 lbs108 lbs165 lbs230 lbs
2535 lbs66 lbs111 lbs169 lbs236 lbs
3035 lbs66 lbs111 lbs169 lbs236 lbs
3535 lbs66 lbs111 lbs169 lbs236 lbs
4035 lbs66 lbs111 lbs169 lbs236 lbs
4534 lbs63 lbs106 lbs160 lbs224 lbs
5032 lbs60 lbs100 lbs151 lbs211 lbs
5530 lbs56 lbs93 lbs140 lbs196 lbs
6028 lbs52 lbs85 lbs129 lbs179 lbs
6526 lbs47 lbs78 lbs117 lbs163 lbs
7024 lbs43 lbs71 lbs106 lbs147 lbs
7523 lbs40 lbs64 lbs96 lbs132 lbs
8021 lbs36 lbs58 lbs86 lbs119 lbs
8520 lbs33 lbs53 lbs78 lbs107 lbs
9019 lbs31 lbs49 lbs71 lbs98 lbs
1516 lbs24 lbs34 lbs47 lbs62 lbs
2017 lbs26 lbs38 lbs53 lbs70 lbs
2518 lbs26 lbs39 lbs54 lbs71 lbs
3018 lbs26 lbs39 lbs54 lbs71 lbs
3518 lbs26 lbs39 lbs54 lbs71 lbs
4018 lbs26 lbs39 lbs54 lbs71 lbs
4517 lbs26 lbs37 lbs52 lbs68 lbs
5017 lbs24 lbs35 lbs49 lbs64 lbs
5516 lbs23 lbs33 lbs46 lbs60 lbs
6015 lbs22 lbs31 lbs43 lbs56 lbs
6515 lbs21 lbs29 lbs39 lbs51 lbs
7014 lbs19 lbs27 lbs36 lbs47 lbs
7513 lbs18 lbs25 lbs33 lbs43 lbs
8013 lbs17 lbs23 lbs30 lbs39 lbs
8512 lbs16 lbs21 lbs28 lbs36 lbs
9012 lbs15 lbs20 lbs26 lbs33 lbs

Barbell Pullover Overview

The Barbell Pullover is a compound exercise that targets the chest, back, and shoulders by moving a barbell in an arc motion from above your chest to behind your head while lying on a bench.

Muscles Worked

Equipment Needed

Barbell, Flat Bench

How To Perform the Barbell Pullover

  1. Lie flat on a bench with your head and upper back supported and feet firmly on the ground.
  2. Grasp a barbell with both hands using an overhand grip, keeping your hands shoulder-width apart.
  3. Extend your arms straight up, holding the barbell directly above your chest.
  4. Inhale and slowly lower the barbell in an arc motion behind your head while keeping your elbows slightly bent.
  5. Lower the barbell until you feel a stretch in your chest and lats.
  6. Exhale and bring the barbell back to the starting position by reversing the arc motion, keeping control throughout the movement.
  7. Repeat for the desired number of reps, maintaining proper form.

Want to perfect your form? Check out our detailed guide on Barbell Pullover for proper technique and tips.

Pro Tips for Barbell Pullover

  • Keep a slight bend in your elbows to reduce strain on the joints.
  • Focus on a slow and controlled movement to maximize muscle engagement.
  • Avoid lowering the barbell too far to prevent shoulder strain.
  • Engage your core to maintain stability throughout the exercise.

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