Upper Body Strength Standards

Ever wonder how your bench press compares to those in your age group? These tools will help you calculate the ratio of the weight pressed to your current body weight. The calculator can be used for both men and women but be sure to check the correct table to see how you compare!

 

 

Standard Values for One-Rep Max for Bench Press

Age (years)       
PercentileRating<2020-2930-3940-4950-5960+
99Superior>1.76>1.63>1.35>1.2>1.05>0.94
951.761.631.351.21.050.94
90Excellent1.461.481.241.10.970.89
851.381.371.171.040.930.84
801.341.321.121.00.900.82
75Good1.291.261.080.960.870.79
701.241.221.040.930.840.77
651.231.181.010.900.810.74
601.191.140.980.880.790.72
55Fair1.161.100.960.860.770.70
501.131.060.930.840.750.68
451.101.030.90.820.730.67
401.060.990.880.800.710.66
35Poor1.010.960.860.780.700.65
300.960.930.830.760.680.63
250.930.900.810.740.660.60
200.890.880.780.720.630.57
15Very Poor0.860.840.750.690.600.56
100.810.800.710.650.570.53
50.760.720.650.590.530.49
1<0.76<0.72<0.65<0.59<0.53<0.49

 

Age (years)       
PercentileRating<2020-2930-3940-4950-5960+
99Superior>0.88>1.01>0.82>0.77>0.68>0.72
950.881.010.820.770.680.72
90Excellent0.830.900.760.710.610.64
850.810.830.720.660.570.59
800.770.800.700.620.550.54
75Good0.760.770.650.600.530.53
700.740.740.630.570.520.51
650.700.720.620.550.500.48
600.650.700.600.540.480.47
55Fair0.640.680.580.530.470.46
500.630.650.570.520.460.45
450.600.630.550.510.450.44
400.580.590.530.500.440.43
35Poor0.570.580.520.480.430.41
300.560.560.510.470.420.40
250.550.560.510.470.420.40
200.530.510.470.430.390.38
15Very Poor0.520.500.450.420.380.36
100.500.480.420.380.370.33
50.410.440.390.350.310.26
1<0.41<0.44<0.39<0.35<0.31<0.26