1. Start in a tall position with your chest high and both knees down. 2. Pull your ribs down by tightly bracing your abs in an exhaled position. Think of using your abs to control the space between your ribs and the front of your pelvis, and don’t let them get further apart as you move. 3. Press the bar overhead without arching your back or flaring your ribs. Keep your shoulder pulled down away from your ears so that you don’t shrug.