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   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/ 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. 

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