Chest Press Strength Standards for Men and Women

Discover how your Chest Press performance compares to others and set new strength goals. Use our calculator to find your level and get personalized improvement tips.

Calculate Your Chest Press Strength Level

Calculate Your Chest Press Strength

Chest Press Weight Standards

Compare your Chest Press performance to these weight standards and see where you stand.

Beginner76 lbs
Novice130 lbs
Intermediate203 lbs
Advanced293 lbs
Elite394 lbs

Chest Press Bodyweight Ratio Standards

See how your Chest Press strength measures up relative to your body weight.

LevelBodyweight Ratio
LevelBodyweight Ratio

Chest Press Standards by Bodyweight

Find the Chest Press strength standards for your specific body weight.
110 lbs43 lbs81 lbs135 lbs204 lbs283 lbs
120 lbs50 lbs91 lbs148 lbs219 lbs301 lbs
130 lbs56 lbs100 lbs159 lbs233 lbs318 lbs
140 lbs63 lbs109 lbs171 lbs247 lbs334 lbs
150 lbs69 lbs117 lbs182 lbs260 lbs349 lbs
160 lbs76 lbs126 lbs192 lbs273 lbs363 lbs
170 lbs82 lbs134 lbs202 lbs285 lbs377 lbs
180 lbs88 lbs142 lbs212 lbs297 lbs391 lbs
190 lbs94 lbs150 lbs221 lbs308 lbs404 lbs
200 lbs100 lbs157 lbs231 lbs319 lbs416 lbs
210 lbs106 lbs164 lbs240 lbs329 lbs428 lbs
220 lbs112 lbs172 lbs248 lbs339 lbs440 lbs
230 lbs118 lbs179 lbs257 lbs349 lbs451 lbs
240 lbs123 lbs185 lbs265 lbs359 lbs462 lbs
250 lbs129 lbs192 lbs273 lbs368 lbs473 lbs
260 lbs134 lbs199 lbs281 lbs377 lbs483 lbs
270 lbs139 lbs205 lbs288 lbs386 lbs493 lbs
280 lbs144 lbs211 lbs296 lbs395 lbs503 lbs
290 lbs149 lbs218 lbs303 lbs403 lbs512 lbs
300 lbs154 lbs224 lbs310 lbs411 lbs522 lbs
310 lbs159 lbs229 lbs317 lbs420 lbs531 lbs
90 lbs17 lbs37 lbs67 lbs108 lbs156 lbs
100 lbs19 lbs40 lbs71 lbs113 lbs163 lbs
110 lbs21 lbs43 lbs75 lbs118 lbs169 lbs
120 lbs23 lbs45 lbs79 lbs123 lbs175 lbs
130 lbs24 lbs48 lbs83 lbs128 lbs180 lbs
140 lbs26 lbs50 lbs86 lbs132 lbs185 lbs
150 lbs28 lbs53 lbs89 lbs136 lbs190 lbs
160 lbs29 lbs55 lbs92 lbs139 lbs194 lbs
170 lbs31 lbs57 lbs95 lbs143 lbs198 lbs
180 lbs32 lbs59 lbs98 lbs146 lbs202 lbs
190 lbs34 lbs61 lbs100 lbs150 lbs206 lbs
200 lbs35 lbs63 lbs103 lbs153 lbs210 lbs
210 lbs36 lbs65 lbs105 lbs156 lbs213 lbs
220 lbs38 lbs67 lbs108 lbs159 lbs217 lbs
230 lbs39 lbs69 lbs110 lbs161 lbs220 lbs
240 lbs40 lbs71 lbs112 lbs164 lbs223 lbs
250 lbs42 lbs72 lbs114 lbs167 lbs226 lbs
260 lbs43 lbs74 lbs116 lbs169 lbs229 lbs

Chest Press Standards by Age

Discover how Chest Press strength standards vary across different age groups.
1566 lbs112 lbs174 lbs250 lbs337 lbs
2074 lbs127 lbs198 lbs286 lbs385 lbs
2576 lbs130 lbs203 lbs293 lbs394 lbs
3076 lbs130 lbs203 lbs293 lbs394 lbs
3576 lbs130 lbs203 lbs293 lbs394 lbs
4076 lbs130 lbs203 lbs293 lbs394 lbs
4573 lbs124 lbs193 lbs278 lbs374 lbs
5068 lbs117 lbs182 lbs262 lbs352 lbs
5564 lbs108 lbs168 lbs242 lbs326 lbs
6059 lbs99 lbs154 lbs222 lbs298 lbs
6553 lbs90 lbs140 lbs201 lbs269 lbs
7048 lbs81 lbs126 lbs181 lbs242 lbs
7544 lbs73 lbs113 lbs162 lbs217 lbs
8040 lbs66 lbs102 lbs145 lbs195 lbs
8536 lbs60 lbs92 lbs131 lbs175 lbs
9033 lbs54 lbs83 lbs118 lbs158 lbs
1523 lbs44 lbs76 lbs116 lbs163 lbs
2026 lbs50 lbs86 lbs132 lbs186 lbs
2526 lbs51 lbs88 lbs136 lbs191 lbs
3026 lbs51 lbs88 lbs136 lbs191 lbs
3526 lbs51 lbs88 lbs136 lbs191 lbs
4026 lbs51 lbs88 lbs136 lbs191 lbs
4525 lbs49 lbs84 lbs129 lbs182 lbs
5024 lbs46 lbs79 lbs121 lbs171 lbs
5522 lbs43 lbs74 lbs113 lbs158 lbs
6021 lbs40 lbs68 lbs103 lbs145 lbs
6519 lbs36 lbs62 lbs94 lbs131 lbs
7018 lbs33 lbs56 lbs85 lbs118 lbs
7517 lbs30 lbs50 lbs76 lbs106 lbs
8015 lbs28 lbs46 lbs69 lbs96 lbs
8514 lbs25 lbs41 lbs62 lbs86 lbs
9013 lbs23 lbs38 lbs56 lbs78 lbs

Chest Press Overview

A foundational upper body exercise designed to strengthen and build the pectoral muscles, triceps, and anterior deltoids through a pushing motion against resistance.

Muscles Worked

Equipment Needed

Barbell, Dumbbells, Bench

How To Perform the Chest Press

  1. Lie flat on your back on a bench with feet planted firmly on the ground.
  2. Hold a barbell or dumbbells above your chest with elbows bent and arms at a 90-degree angle.
  3. Press the weight upwards by extending your arms until they are fully extended but not locked out.
  4. Lower the weight back down to the starting position in a controlled manner.
  5. Inhale as you lower the weight and exhale as you press it upwards.

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

Pro Tips for Chest Press

  • Maintain a natural arch in your lower back without lifting it off the bench.
  • Avoid locking out your elbows at the top of the movement to keep tension on the muscles.
  • Keep your wrists straight and aligned with your forearms.
  • Control the weight throughout the movement to avoid bouncing or jerking.

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