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

CONTENTS

* 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

ADMINISTRIVIA

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)

GENERAL REFERENCE

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

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.

GENERAL WEBSITES

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
exercise.

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
more

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
directory
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

EXERCISE AND PHYSIOLOGY

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
FAQ

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
muscle

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

DIET and NUTRITION

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)

SUPPLEMENTS

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

DRUGS

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

HISTORY and BIOGRAPHICAL

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

COMPETITION

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

OLYMPIC WEIGHTLIFTING

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

POWERLIFTING

http://www.powerlifting.com/

STRONGMAN

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

ORGANIZATIONS and ASSOCIATIONS

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)

MAGAZINES, PRINT

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

MAGAZINES, WEB-BASED

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

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

EMAIL LISTS

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

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

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

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 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 with "subscribe
lowcarb-list" in the body

The Zone mailing list, moderated by Asya Kamsky
Discussions about moderate fat/moderate carb/moderate protein
diets.
to subscribe email 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 with "subscribe
aerobics" in the body

NEWSGROUPS

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

news:alt.sport.weightlifting
Homepage: http://www.webdesigns1.com/asw/

news:uk.rec.bodybuilding
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.

WEB-BASED MESSAGE BOARDS

http://www.weightliftingdiscussion.com/

IRC CHANNELS

#Bodybuild
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

#lowcarb
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

WEB-BASED CHATROOMS

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

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