[misc.fitness.weights] Pointer to FAQs and Resources

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    Misc.Fitness.Weights Pointer to FAQs and Resources
    maintained by Trygve Lode ( [email protected] )
    Last-modified: 2003.08.02
    the current version is available at www.trygve.com/pointer.html


    * administrivia
    * general reference
    * general websites
    * exercise and exercise physiology
    * nutrition
    * supplements
    * drugs
    * equipment
    * history
    * competition
    * olympic weightlifting
    * powerlifting
    * strongman
    * sport-specific training
    * organizations and associations
    * magazines, paper
    * magazines, electronic
    * training books, videos, software, etc.
    * newsgroups
    * mailinglists
    * web message boards
    * irc channels
    * web-based chatrooms


    This document is a Pointer to FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions lists),
    references, documents, and other resources available on the internet
    which deal with weightlifting, strength and resistance training, and
    related subjects. This document may be freely copied, transmitted, or
    distributed in any manner or medium; the most up-to-date version may
    be obtained at www.trygve.com/pointer.html and anyone wishing to
    include this information on a website is encouraged to link to it at
    the above URL.
    If you are relativly new to misc.fitness.weights please read at least
    one or two of the FAQs before asking your questions. These are here in
    order to reduce the volume of questions that get asked over and over.
    (hence the term FAQ)


    http://www.trygve.com/mfw_faq.html - the misc.fitness.weights FAQ
    Maintained by [email protected]

    http://www.trygve.com/weightsglossary.html - Illustrated Dictionary of
    Weightlifting, Bodybuilding, and Exercise Terms and Techniques

    http://www.turnstep.com/Faq/index.html - misc.fitness.aerobic FAQ by
    Greg Mullane

    ftp://ftp.cray.com/pub/misc.fitness/misc.fitness.faq.html the old
    misc.fitness FAQ by Jeff Gleixner
    The misc.fitness FAQ was the FAQ for the old misc.fitness group
    before it was split into misc.fitness.weights,
    misc.fitness.aerobics, and misc.fitness.misc

    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/PubMed/ - PubMed
    National Library of Medicine's search service to access the 9
    million citations in MEDLINE and Pre-MEDLINE (with links to
    participating on-line journals), and other related databases.


    http://www.trygve.com/mfw.html - misc.fitness.weights, the website
    FAQs, archives, bios, quotes, pictures, humor, links to MFW
    regulars' webpages, and more

    http://www.stumptuous.com/weights.html - Mistress Krista's Women's
    Weightlifting Page (lots of good info and advice for
    everyone--women *and* men)

    http://www.rustyiron.net - John M. Williams' page of
    bodybuilding/weightlifting information; includes extensive
    sections on exercise technique (video clips, too), nutrition,
    supplements, and more.

    http://staff.washington.edu/griffin/weights.html - Weighty Matters
    a selective archive of powerlifting and bodybuilding posts from
    the old misc.fitness and the newer misc.fitness.weights, chat
    groups, plus bits and pieces from the "weights," "strength" and
    "weights-plus" listserves. Includes sections on powerlifting,
    bodybuilding, exercise technique, health and nutrition,
    "how-to" articles, tips on staying motivated, routines,
    equipment, and links to other sites and resources.

    http://www.cyberiron.com/ - CyberIron Bodybuilding
    http://www.drsquat.com/ - Training with Fred Hatfield
    http://www.billpearl.com - Bill Pearl Enterprises
    Bill Pearl, 5-time Mr. Universe, Mr. America, and author of
    some of the Best Selling Books written on Physical Fitness,
    also has an excellent website that features complete training
    programs with extensive descriptions and illustrations for each

    http://www.hardgainer.com/ - Hardgainer Online
    http://www.trulyhuge.com - Truly Huge
    Bodybuilding, Health, and Fitness

    http://www.getbig.com/index.html - American Body Building
    http://www.femalemuscle.com - Lori Victoria Braun's site focused on
    female bodybuilding, fitness, and women's athletics

    http://www.deepsquatter.com/strength/ - Strength Online
    Strength and Power for the Masses

    http://www.weightsnet.com/index.html - WeightsNet
    a resource for people who workout with weights

    http://www.goheavy.com - GoHeavy.com
    Powerlifting, olympic weightlifting, strongman competitions;
    listings of upcoming events and competions, TV coverage, and

    http://www.atozfitness.com - A-to-Z Fitness Links
    a directory of nearly a thousand fitness-related sites, all
    categorized and searchable

    http://www.thinkmuscle.com - Think Muscle
    "Bridging the gap between science and practice" Informative
    site with collections of articles, many by MFW regulars

    http://www.bodybuilding-directory.net/ - Bodybuilding Weightlifting
    large directory of links to resources, references, and
    companies which provide weightlifting and bodybuilding products

    http://www.solace.mh.se/~alpha/bbpics.htm - The GymRat's Premier
    Bodybuilding Links

    http://www.searchbodybuilding.com - SearchBodybuilding.Com
    specialized engine for searching bodybuilding sites and
    references (fast, too)

    http://bodybuilding.about.com - Bodybuilding.About.com
    an information Resource Community Center for bodybuilders from
    beginners to experts on building a better body


    http://www.exrx.net/ - Exercise Instruction and Structural Kinesiology
    an exhaustive compendium of muscles and exercises

    http://www.hypertrophy-specific.com/hst_index.html - Bryan Haycock's
    guide to Hypertrophy-Specific Training:
    "Hypertrophy-Specific Training, or simply HST, is a method of
    training designed to quickly and effectively induce whole body
    muscle growth. It is based on physiological principles of
    muscular hypertrophy"

    http://cns-web.bu.edu/pub/kellyfj/hgfaq.txt or
    ftp://rtfm.mit.edu/pub/usenet/misc.fitness.weights/ - The
    Hardgainer FAQ
    Another excellent FAQ for the genetically typical person, known
    as a "Hardgainer".

    http://archive.dstc.edu.au/TU/staff/timbomb/ab/ - Abdominal Training

    http://www.cmcrossroads.com/bradapp/docs/rec/stretching/ - Stretching
    FAQ, v1.42 by Brad Appleton (updated 6/10/1998)

    http://www-neuromus.ucsd.edu/MusIntro/Jump.html - Introduction to

    http://www.weightsnet.com/Docs/plyometrics.html - Plyometrics FAQ, by
    Charlie Bender (updated 6/18/1995)

    http://www.bartleby.com/107/ - Gray's Anatomy on-line


    http://www.nal.usda.gov/fnic/cgi-bin/nut_search.pl - Searchable
    database of USDA nutritional information

    http://www.grossweb.com/asdlc - Alt.Support.Diet.Low-Carb FAQ
    http://members.aol.com/lowcarbs/index.htm - The Low Carb Diet
    Information Center

    http://low-carb.org/lylemcd/faq.htm - BodyOpus FAQby Lyle McDonald
    (updated 1996)


    http://www.sports-supplements.co.uk/ - the UK Directory of Sports
    Supplements Online


    http://www.geocities.com/HotSprings/7110/ - The Anabolic Steriod FAQ
    v4.0 by Fred Hosn (updated 6/1/1999)


    http://www.musclememory.com/ - Muscle Memory
    Tim Fogarty's archive of the history of bodybuilding complete
    with photos, records of contest results, and more


    http://nps.ticz.com/bbcfaq.htm - The Bodybuilding Competition FAQ v1.1
    (updated 2000.04.21) by Steve Kidwell

    http://www.trygve.com/strongmanfaq.html - The Strongman FAQ v1.3---
    (updated 1996.06.20) by Tapio Ojanaho


    http://www.lifttilyadie.com/w8lift.htm - Olympic Weightlifting on the
    extensive directory of Olympic Weightlifting associations,
    competition results, and resources.




    http://www.strongestman.com/ - Covering strongman competitions and


    http://www.getbig.com/info/ifbb.htm - International Federation of Body
    Builders (IFBB)

    http://www.getbig.com/info/npc.htm - National Physique Committee (NPC)

    http://www.adfpa.com/ or
    http://www.usapowerlifting.com/ - USA Powerlifting (formerly
    American Drug Free Powerlifting Association (ADFPA))

    http://www.ipf.com/ - International Powerlifting Federation (IPF)


    http://www.bk-sportsmag.se/ - B&K Sports Magazine (Swedish)
    http://www.ironmanmagazine.com/ - Ironman Magazine
    http://www.flexonline.com/ - Flex
    http://www.mensfitness.com/ - Men's Fitness
    http://www.muscle-fitness.com/ - Muscle and Fitness
    http://www.musclemedia.com/ - Muscle Media Magazine
    http://www.musculardevelopment.com/ - Muscular Development
    http://www.powermagonline.com/ - "Monster Muscle Online," covering
    powerlifting and other strength sports


    http://nbaf.com/nbaf/home.html - National Bodybuilding & Fitness

    http://www.t-mag.com/ - Testosterone: Muscle with attitude


    http://www.WeightsNet.com/ - the Weights List, moderated by Michael
    One of the oldest lists, the discussions usually center around
    to subscribe, email [email protected]

    http://www.deepsquatter.com/ - Strength Online, moderated by Jason
    "Deepsquatter" Burnell
    Mostly powerlifting. Focused on the strength aspects of weight
    to subscribe email [email protected] with "subscribe
    strength" in the message body

    http://www.cyberpump.com/preview/hitdigest/subscribe.html - The HIT
    Digest, moderated by Rob Spector
    Some bodybuilding, some powerlifting, lots of general strength
    info--with, of course, an emphasis on HIT.

    http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Supertraining - SUPERTRAINING, moderated
    by Dr Mel Siff [ [email protected] ]
    discusses the theory and practice of sports science,
    biomechanics, physiology, medicine and psychology in sport,
    fitness and general health. Topics include weight and machine
    training, flexibility, periodisation, plyometrics, Russian
    training, sports restoration and massage, nutrition, mental
    preparation, disability training, and injury management.
    to subscribe, email [email protected]

    http://www.syndicomm.com/lowcarb.html - Lowcarb Pro;Host: Dean Esmay,
    Administrator: Jerry Kindall
    This is primarily a technical resource for people who are well
    read on lowcarb and ketogenic diets.
    to subscribe email [email protected]

    http://low-carb.org/ - Lowcarb Diets and Exercise list
    The lowcarb-list is a forum for discussion and support of low
    carbohydrate diets and/or eating plans that have a goal of
    hormone control or modification.
    to subscribe email [email protected] with "subscribe
    lowcarb-l" in the body

    Lowcarb Support List, moderated by Julia Henry
    This is less technical than the other lowcarb mailing lists and
    has more of a support-group focus.
    to subscribe email [email protected] with "subscribe
    lowcarb-list" in the body

    The Zone mailing list, moderated by Asya Kamsky
    Discussions about moderate fat/moderate carb/moderate protein
    to subscribe email [email protected] with the command
    SUBSCRIBE in the body

    http://www.aerobics.to/ - Aerobics & Fitness, administered by John
    Stevenson and Steve Wagge
    Exists to join aerobics instructors, personal trainers,
    physical therapists, sports trainers, and other fitness
    professionals in a forum to promote the free flow of useful
    information. Topics include current research, help in becoming
    a fitness instructor, continuing education,
    networking/employment opportunities.
    to subscribe email [email protected] with "subscribe
    aerobics" in the body


    news:misc.fitness.weights Bodybuilding, Powerlifting, Weightlifting
    and more.
    Homepage: http://www.trygve.com/mfw.html

    Homepage: http://www.webdesigns1.com/asw/

    Homepage: http://www.theministryoffitness.com/urb.htm

    news:misc.fitness.aerobic All forms of aerobic activity.
    news:misc.fitness.misc General fitness topics.
    news:sci.med.nutrition Physiological impacts of diet.




    General weight-training channel.
    note: use EFnet servers such as irc.mo.net irc.digex.net
    irc.best.net irc.blackened.com irc.tuscon.net and others found
    on the alt.irc newsgroup

    Discussion of the low-carb/high-fat diets. Meetings at 10:00pm
    EST on Tuesdays for discussion.
    note: use Undernet servers such as us.undernet.org or
    undernet.org and others found on the alt.irc newsgroup


    with thanks to Brian Bucher ( [email protected] ) for collecting and
    editing the original version of this document.

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