Originally Posted by Pull14
I think for the most part many of the numbers below elite are relatively "easy" to achieve as long as the lift is prioritized in some way. May take some time, but hitting them shouldn't be questionable. Elite is where the line begins to be drawn.
Press - Advanced
Bench - Intermediate
Squat - Advanced
Dead - Advanced
P/C - Intermediate
I wouldn't say 'easy'! Certainly, the advanced figures are achieveable for most but still, relatively few people get there.
The gap between elite and advanced is striking though!