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Archive-name: misc-fitness/weights/pointer-faq Posting-Frequency: weekly Last-modified: 2003.08.02 Version: 3.4 URL: www.trygve.com/pointer.html Maintainer: trygve lode ( trygve@trygve.com )
Misc.Fitness.Weights Pointer to FAQs and Resources maintained by Trygve Lode ( trygve@trygve.com ) 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 trygve@trygve.com 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 weights-request@WeightsNet.com http://www.deepsquatter.com/ - Strength Online, moderated by Jason "Deepsquatter" Burnell Mostly powerlifting. Focused on the strength aspects of weight lifting. to subscribe email majordomo@deepsquatter.com 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 [ mcsiff@aol.com ] 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 Supertraining-subscribe@yahoogroups.com 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 listserv@manual.com 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 majordomo@solid.net 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 majordomo@thenerve2.com 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 zone-request@fish.com 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 majordomo@proweb.co.uk 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 ( babucher@mtu.edu ) for collecting and editing the original version of this document. The most recent HTML version of this document is available at: www.trygve.com/pointer.html