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7) From a stopped position with the bar directly above your nipples, take a very deep breath, maintain tightness in the upper back and "pull" the bar to your nips in a controlled fashion. Your elbows should not flare or tuck excessively. Ideally, your upper arm bones (the humerus) will form an angle that is approximately 40-60 degrees from your torso. If your elbows flare out wide to the sides (~90 degree angle) then you hit your pecs incredibly hard at the risk of your rotator cuff's health. If your elbows tuck into your body (20-30 degree angle) then you will place too much emphasis on your triceps and delts, and not enough on your pecs. Your wrist and forearms should form about a 45 degree angle with the bar and with the floor (straight up and down). You might need to experiment with hand spacing to find this "sweet spot."