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Last-modified: 07/08/1997
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misc.fitness.weights Pointer to FAQs and Resources	By: Brian Bucher
Last-modified: 07/08/1997				babucher@mtu.edu
http://www.imp.mtu.edu/~babucher/weights/pointer.html

FAQ stands for Frequently Asked Questions

This document is a Pointer to various FAQs and resources available on
the internet which deal with lifting and related areas.  Feel free to
distribute this as much as you want on home pages, archives, etc.

If you feel there is any resource which is missing, or if you have any
comments in general please email me at babucher@mtu.edu though the
author reserves the right to refuse any request for additions.

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)

Contents:
	FAQs available
	* misc.fitness.weights FAQ
	* High Intensity Training (HIT) FAQ
	* Hardgainer FAQ
	* Training-Nutrition FAQ
	* Abdominal Training FAQ
	* Stretching FAQ
	* Why _not_ aerobics FAQ
	* Powerlifting Competition FAQ
	* Anabolic Steroid FAQ
	* misc.fitness.aerobic FAQ
	* the old misc.fitness FAQ

	Mailing Lists
	* Weights mailing list
	* Training-Nutrition mailing list
        * Lowcarb Pro
        * Lowcarb Diets and Exercise
        * Lowcarb Support
        * Zone mailing list
        * Aerobics & Fitness

	WWW sites
	(see below for list)

	News and IRC
	(see below)


******** [FAQs available] ********

---misc.fitness.weights FAQ---
Author:  John Gunstream (jstream@girch1.med.uth.tmc.edu)
Location:  http://www.imp.mtu.edu/~babucher/mfwfaq.html
Please read this before posting to misc.fitness.weights.  It is quite
extensive and should answer many of your questions.

---The High Intensity Training (HIT) FAQ---
Author:  Robert E. Spector (rob1@io.org)
Location:  http://www.geocities.com/Colosseum/4000/hitfaq20.html
An excellent FAQ which advocates very high intensity training done
briefly, infrequently and with excellent form.

---The Hardgainer FAQ---
Authors:  Francis J. Kelly (Frank.Kelly@cs.tcd.ie)
	  Craig R. Sadler (zia%sunstroke@sdsu.edu)
Location:  http://www.cs.unc.edu/~wilsonk/hardgainer.faq.html
	   ftp://rtfm.mit.edu/pub/usenet/misc.fitness.weights/
	   Also posted to monthly to misc.fitness.weights
Another excellent FAQ for the genetically non-gifted person also known
as a "Hardgainer".

---The Training-Nutrition FAQ---
Author:  Paul Moses (theseus@dgs.dgsys.com)
Location:  http://www2.dgsys.com/~trnutr/FAQpage.html
	   Also available by sending email to trnutreq@dgs.dgsys.com
	   with 'request FAQs' in the subject line.
IMPORTANT: Please use the LowCarb Pro mailing list for discussions on 
lowcarb diets since open discussions on lowcarb dieting are not welcome on
the Training-Nutrition list.


---Abdominal Training FAQ---
Author:  Tim Mansfield (timbomb@dstc.edu.au)
Location:  http://www.dstc.edu.au/TU/staff/timbomb/ab/
	   ftp://rtfm.mit.edu/pub/usenet/misc.fitness.weights/
	   Also available by sending email to 
	   weights-back-issues@fa.disney.com with the word "abs" in the
	   body of the letter.

---Stretching FAQ---
Author:  Brad Appleton
Location:  http://www.physik.uni-muenchen.de/~k2/budo/sfaq/stretching_toc.html
	   ftp://rtfm.mit.edu/pub/usenet/misc.fitness.weights/

---Why _not_ aerobics FAQ---
Author:  Greg Anderson (hbunny@halcyon.com)
Location:  http://www.superslow.com/why_not_aerobics_faq.html

---The Powerlifting Competition FAQ---
Author:  Bill Piche (bapiche@cca.rockwell.com)
Location: http://www.geocities.com/Colosseum/4000/powerfaq20.html

---The Anabolic Steriod FAQ---
Author:  Fred Hosn (pssst@earthlink.net)
Location:  http://www.geocities.com/HotSprings/7110/
           http://www.cyberiron.com/asfaq.html

---misc.fitness.aerobic FAQ---
Owner:     Jennifer Robles (oaktree@aimnet.com)
Location:  ftp://ftp.aimnet.com/pub/users/oaktree/fitness/misc.fitness.aerobic.faq.html
           ftp://ftp.aimnet.com/pub/users/oaktree/fitness/misc.fitness.aerobic.faq.txt

---misc.fitness FAQ---
Author:  Jeff Gleixner (glex@cray.com)
Location:  ftp://ftp.cray.com/pub/misc.fitness/misc.fitness.faq.html
The misc.fitness FAQ was the FAQ for the old misc.fitness group before
it was split into the three groups:
misc.fitness.weights misc.fitness.aerobics and misc.fitness.misc
note: you may view this using a browser but you must use ftp://
instead of http:// when typing in the address.


******** [Mailing Lists] ********

---Weights mailing list---
Email:  weights-request@WeightsNet.com
Moderator:  Michael Sullivan (sullivan@fa.disney.com)
WWW Page: http://www.WeightsNet.com/
note:  FAQ available at the WWW site

---Training-Nutrition Mailing List---
Email:  trnutreq@dgs.dgsys.com
Moderator:  Paul Moses (theseus@dgs.dgsys.com)
note: see above in the FAQs section for more information
IMPORTANT: Please use the LowCarb Pro mailing list for discussions on 
lowcarb diets since open discussions on lowcarb dieting are not welcome on
the Training-Nutrition list.

---Lowcarb Pro---
Email:  listserv@manual.com with "subscribe lowcarb" in the body
Host:  Dean Esmay (esmay@syndicomm.com)
Administrator:  Jerry Kindall (kindall@manual.com)
WWW Page:  http://www.syndicomm.com/lowcarb.html
This is primarily a technical resource for people who are well read
on lowcarb and ketogenic diets.

---Lowcarb Diets and Exercise---
Email:  majordomo@solid.net with "subscribe lowcarb-l" in the body
List Owner:  David Skinner (dave@solid.net)
WWW Page:  http://solid.net/lowcarb/
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.

---Lowcarb Support List---
Email:  majordomo@thenerve2.com with "subscribe lowcarb-list" in the body
List Owner:  julia@eskimo.com (Julia Henry)
This is less technical than the other lowcarb mailing lists and has more of 
a support-group focus.

---The Zone mailing list---
Email:  zone-request@fish.com with the command SUBSCRIBE in the body
List Owner:  Asya Kamsky (owner-zone@TGV.COM)
Discussions about moderate fat/moderate carb/moderate protein diets.

---Aerobics & Fitness---
Email: majordomo@proweb.co.uk 
with "subscribe aerobics" in the body
Administrators: John Stevenson (john@miccant.co.uk), Steve Wagge
(aerobiguy@aol.com)
WWW Page:  http://www.miccant.co.uk/aerobics.htm
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.


******** [WWW sites] ********

Cyberpump!  Home of the HIT squad.
http://www.geocities.com/Colosseum/4000/

The Training-Nutrition list Home Page
http://www2.dgsys.com/~trnutr/index.html

Griffin's Weightlifting Page
http://weber.u.washington.edu/~griffin/weights.html

The Weight Training Page
http://www.cs.unc.edu/~wilsonk/weights.html

CyberIron Bodybuilding
http://www.cyberiron.com/

Training with Fred Hatfield Home Page
http://www.tgx.com/cpu/fredhome.htm

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

The High-Fat/Anabolic Diet
http://www.best.com/~pdornier/ad.htm

The Low Carb Diet Information Center
http://nmcs.com/lowcarb/

The Zone page (has many Zone-related links)
http://www.cs.umass.edu/~swan/zone.html

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

The Super Slow Home Page
http://www.superslow.com/

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

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

American Drug Free Powerlifting Association (ADFPA)
http://www.adfpa.com/

International Powerlifting Federation (IPF)
http://www.tgx.com/cpu/cpu.htm

European Powerlifting Federation (EPF)
http://www.netlink.co.uk/users/epf

The Truly Huge Web Page
http://members.tripod.com/~trulyhuge/HOME.HTM

******** [News and IRC] ********

Newsgroups of interest:
misc.fitness.weights	Bodybuilding, Powerlifting, Weightlifting and more.
misc.fitness.aerobic	All forms of aerobic activity.
misc.fitness.misc	General fitness topics.
sci.med.nutrition	Physiological impacts of diet.
alt.sport.weightlifting	(misc.fitness.weights is preferred due to the
	wider distribution)
any of the food newsgroups


IRC channels of interest:
#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


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http://www.imp.mtu.edu/~babucher/weights/pointer.html  
If you would like the plaintext version send email to babucher@mtu.edu
with "request pointer.faq" in the body of the letter.

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