StrengthStandards.com

 

Levels

  • Untrained
    An healthy individual who has not trained on the exercises before but can perform them correctly.
  • Novice
    An individual who has been training regularly for a period of 3-9 months.
  • Intermediate
    An individual who has been training regularly for up to two years.
  • Advanced
    An individual who has multi-year training experience with definite goals in the higher levels of competitive athletics.
  • Elite
    An athlete competing in strength sports. Less than 1% of the weight training population will attain this level. The standards calculated for this level do not represent the highest level of strength performance possible.

 

Push Press

The bar starts from a racked position on the shoulders, you are allowed to make a dip and drive (but no jerk), the hips, knees and arms must be fully extended in the overhead position.