Bench Press Standards

Bench Press - Adult Men
Kilograms
Body Weight Untrained Novice Intermediate Advanced Elite
52 37.5 50.0 60.0 82.5 100.0
56 40.0 52.5 62.5 90.0 110.0
60 45.0 57.5 70.0 95.0 117.5
67 50.0 65.0 77.5 107.5 132.5
75 55.0 70.0 85.0 115.0 145.0
82 60.0 75.0 90.0 125.0 157.5
90 62.5 80.0 97.5 132.5 162.5
100 62.5 82.5 102.5 137.5 172.5
110 65.0 85.0 105.0 142.5 180.0
125 67.5 87.5 107.5 147.5 185.0
145 70.0 90.0 112.5 152.5 190.0
145+ 72.5 92.5 115.0 155.0 192.5
Bench Press - Adult Women
Kilograms
 
Body Weight Untrained Novice Intermediate Advanced Elite
44 22.5 30.0 35.0 42.5 52.5
48 25.0 32.5 37.5 45.0 57.5
52 27.5 35.0 37.5 50.0 62.5
56 30.0 37.5 40.0 52.5 65.0
60 32.5 40.0 42.5 57.5 67.5
67 35.0 40.0 47.5 62.5 75.0
75 37.5 42.5 52.5 65.0 85.0
82 37.5 50.0 55.0 72.5 90.0
90 40.0 52.5 60.0 75.0 95.0
90+ 42.5 55.0 62.5 80.0 100.0

In order for these standards to apply, the bar must make contact with the chest above the bottom of the sternum with a momentary pause and be pressed to full elbow extension. See standards in Pounds.

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