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APFitness Articles, Videos & Podcasts

Below is a collection of articles, videos and other content by APFitness owner, Andrew Pardue, covering frequently discussed topics and common questions for competitive physique athletes, general population, and aspiring coaches to apply to their own development and programming strategies. 

 

 

My Research Publication on Effects of Contest Prep in Natural Bodybuilders

http://journals.humankinetics.com/doi/abs/10.1123/ijsnem.2017-0064

 

Diet Topics

 

Making Sense of Macros E-Book

Complete e-book covering everything you need to know about tracking macros, determining your starting macros, planning around alcohol consumption & social events and macro adjustment guidelines! 

https://getmymacros.com/resources.html

 

 

The Reverse Diet Survival Guide:

https://www.iifym.com/reverse-diet-survival-guide/

 

Cracking the Caffeine Code: Managing Intake for Performance and Health:

http://fitoverfat.com/caffeine/

 

Getting a Grip on Gluten: What the Science Really Says:

https://www.biolayne.com/articles/nutrition/getting-grip-gluten-science-really-says/

Refeed vs. Cheat Meal Strategies for Fat Loss

https://www.foodforfitness.co.uk/cheat-meals/

Highly Palatable Foods & Fat Loss

https://www.iifym.com/highly-palatable-food-weight-management/

Fiber Intake & Performance Considerations: 

https://www.biolayne.com/articles/nutrition/fiber-intake-performance-considerations/

Peri-Workout Nutrition for Physique Athletes:

https://www.biolayne.com/articles/nutrition/personalized-peri-workout-nutrition-physique-athletes/

 

IIFYM vs. Strict Meal Plans: Before and After Results:

https://www.iifym.com/iifym-microscope-results/

 

Stop Villainizing Sugar for Wide Spread Weight Gain (Sugar isn’t the enemy):

https://www.iifym.com/stop-villainizing-sugar-weight-gain/

 

Athletes’ Guide to Alcohol:

https://www.biolayne.com/articles/nutrition/athletes-guide-alcohol/

 

Fat Facts: Why Fat Sources Matter:

https://www.biolayne.com/articles/nutrition/fat-facts-fat-source-matters/

 

Diet or Bulk? How to Decide When it’s Time to Change Goals

https://www.iifym.com/transition-start-cutting-fat-bulking/

 

Tracking Macros vs. Tracking Total Calories:

https://www.iifym.com/flexible-dieting-tracking-calories/

 

 

 

 

Podcast Appearances 

 

BioLayne Physique Science Radio: Discussing My Contest Prep Case Study Publication:

https://www.biolayne.com/media/podcasts/physique-science-radio-episode-34-andrew-pardue-metabolic-adaptation-experiment/

 

UpLiftFit Nutrition Podcast: Forgotten Factors in Fat Loss: 

https://soundcloud.com/user-342654242/guest-andrew-pardue-the-forgotten-factors-of-effective-fat-loss

 

UpLiftFit Nutrition Podcast: Metabolic Flexibility, Ketogenic Dieting & Fasted Cardio:

https://soundcloud.com/user-342654242/metabolic-flexibilty-fasted-cardio-keto-diet-with-andrew-pardue

 

Beast Fitness Radio: Contest Prep Effects & Ideal Offseason Length:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jeldeUCy4cc

The Gym Closet Podcast: Determining and Adjusting Ideal Macro Splits

https://www.buzzsprout.com/126535/583296-tgc-006-macro-talk-with-andrew-pardue

 

 

Training Topics

 

Beginners’ Guide to BFR Training:

https://www.biolayne.com/articles/training/beginners-guide-blood-flow-restriction-training/

 

Powerbuilding: How to Combine Power Lifting & Bodybuilding for Maximizing Strength & Size

http://powerfitperformance.com/store/power-building-how-to-combine-powerlifting-and-bodybuilding-strategies

 

Top Strategies For Better Pecs

https://www.iifym.com/best-chest-workout-build-mass/

 

Top Strategies for Better Pull Up Performance

https://www.iifym.com/best-back-exercises-pull-ups/

 

 

 

Traveling Topics

 

12 Ways to Make Gainz on a Plane:

https://www.muscleandstrength.com/articles/12-ways-gains-airplane

 

Training and Eating on the Road:

https://massivejoes.com/articles/the-scoop/training-eating-on-the-road

 

 

 

 

Physiology & Contest Prep

 

Stress and Effects on Physique Athletes:

https://www.corenutritionals.com/stress-and-the-physique-athlete

 

Harsh Truths for Aspiring Online Coaches:

https://www.biolayne.com/articles/inspiration/harsh-truths-aspiring-online-coaches/

 

 

 

 

YouTube Collaborations

 

 

Peri-Workout Nutrition and Protein Intake Strategies:

https://youtu.be/kAwnZ9diW8c

 

Ideal Length for Contest Prep Diets:

https://youtu.be/7csW-mc7sno

 

Female Athletes and Compound Exercises:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZXQF-2Ik_Y8

 

HIIT vs. MISS Cardio

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nZulaLdCFyg&feature=share

 

Should you Do a Warm Up Show? 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g__zPqaR95Y

 

 

 

 

Newsletter Features

 

Creatine & Beta-Alanine Explained

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Diet Habits & Effect on Energy 

http://us15.campaign-archive2.com/?u=d3a01acdcfaeae6e402aeb380&id=deab8abde7

Tips for Better Body Composition

http://us15.campaign-archive.com/?u=d3a01acdcfaeae6e402aeb380&id=5882cf022f

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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