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Overhead Press Standards and Averages

Tables of performance standards and average results help to compare your performance in overhead press with others of the same bodyweight.

Our Overhead Press standards and averages tables are based on 21746 submissions by our users.

1 Repetition Maximum

Bodyweight Beginner Amateur Intermediate Advanced Pro
75 50
Bodyweight Beginner Amateur Intermediate Advanced Pro
165 110
Bodyweight Beginner Amateur Intermediate Advanced Pro
Bodyweight Beginner Amateur Intermediate Advanced Pro

5 Repetitions Average

Bodyweight Beginner Amateur Intermediate Advanced Pro
75 45
Bodyweight Beginner Amateur Intermediate Advanced Pro
165 100
Bodyweight Beginner Amateur Intermediate Advanced Pro
Bodyweight Beginner Amateur Intermediate Advanced Pro

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How are these standards calculated?

Beginner. A beginner athlete has just started training Overhead Press and has no significant experience.

Amateur. Performs better than 20% of lifters. An amateur athlete has trained Overhead Press regularly for some time, but without aim to progess.

Intermediate. Performs better than 50% of lifters. An intermediate athlete has trained Overhead Press regularly for at least a year and a half.

Advanced. Performs better than 80% of lifters. An advanced athlete has trained Overhead Press regularly for at least three years.

Pro (Elite). Performs better than 95% of lifters. Elite athletes train regularly for many years to get to this level of proficiency in Overhead Press.

Frequntly Asked Questions

How much should I lift in overhead pres?
On average beginner male athletes lift 0-0 kilos, while advanced male athletes lift 0-0 kilos, depending on their bodyweight. On average beginner female athletes lift 0-0 kilos, while advanced female athletes lift 0-0 kilos, depending on their bodyweight.
Overhead Press

Overhead Press

Classification

Type(s) Strength, Crossfit, Weightlifting
Muscles Worked Triceps Brachii, Deltoids, Erector Spinae, Lateral Deltoids, Pectoralis Major
Difficulty Level(s) Easy, Simple
Equipment Barbell
Location At Gym

Muscles Worked

Target muscle(s) Triceps, Deltoids, Rear Deltoids, Upper Pecs
Synergyst muscle(s) Spinal Erectors