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Published on May 29, 2013 by Daniel Brady in Before & After
Usain Bolt Sprint Analysis

Following is my analysis of Usain Bolt’s 100m sprinting technique. You can see 2 videos and my attached notes, one video analyzes his legs and the other analyzes his arms. By comparing a video of yourself with the video of Usain and comparing against each of my notes, you will likely find several areas that you need to improve on.
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Published on February 17, 2013 by Daniel Brady in Before & After

Isaac Matthews has gone from skinny to ripped in only 2 years. He put on 30lb+ of muscle and reduced his body-fat percentage by 4-6% at 5 feet 7 inches tall. Those are very respectable numbers, towards the upper end of what is achievable by a natural bodybuilder in that time. He is now 21 years old living in South Australia. In this interview you’ll gain lots of useful insights into what he has done to get where he is today. We asked him 17 questions, and you can read his answers below. But first, let’s see the progress photos.
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Published on December 27, 2012 by Daniel Brady in Before & After
5 Weeks of Pull-Ups

Pull-Ups is the only exercise I do that focuses on the latissimus. Pull-ups are good for other muscles too, like your forearms, triceps and traps, but for me the latissimus is the muscle that changes your look most drastically. Over 5 weeks of training I put on 4.5% to my back width. Read on to see how.
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Published on November 23, 2012 by Daniel Brady in Before & After

Push-ups make up about half of my chest (pectoralis) training, with the other half being bench press. While push-ups also benefit other muscles like triceps (back of the arm), deltoids (shoulders), abdominals (stomach) and latissimus (sides of your back) the chest is the most visible change. Personally I went from having visible ribs on my chest and almost no visible muscle, to having round and prominent chest muscles and visible muscle striations rather than ribs in about 6 months. I went from barely being able to do 3 pushups to being able to do 20 exercise band resisted push-ups.
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Published on November 20, 2012 by Daniel Brady in Before & After

Let’s get straight to it, there are example male and female photos from 35% body fat down to 3% body fat below. There is no photo of a 3% body fat lady since very few ladies can reach that level. Where does your body fat fit in the table?
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