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Archive-name: misc-fitness/weights/pointer-faq Posting-Frequency: weekly Last-modified: 07/08/1997 URL: http://www.imp.mtu.edu/~babucher/weights/pointer.html ------------------------------------------------------------------------ misc.fitness.weights Pointer to FAQs and Resources By: Brian Bucher Last-modified: 07/08/1997 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 (email@example.com) 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 (firstname.lastname@example.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 (email@example.com) 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 (firstname.lastname@example.org) Location: http://www2.dgsys.com/~trnutr/FAQpage.html Also available by sending email to email@example.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 (firstname.lastname@example.org) 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 email@example.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 (firstname.lastname@example.org) Location: http://www.superslow.com/why_not_aerobics_faq.html ---The Powerlifting Competition FAQ--- Author: Bill Piche (email@example.com) Location: http://www.geocities.com/Colosseum/4000/powerfaq20.html ---The Anabolic Steriod FAQ--- Author: Fred Hosn (firstname.lastname@example.org) Location: http://www.geocities.com/HotSprings/7110/ http://www.cyberiron.com/asfaq.html ---misc.fitness.aerobic FAQ--- Owner: Jennifer Robles (email@example.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 (firstname.lastname@example.org) 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 (email@example.com) WWW Page: http://www.WeightsNet.com/ note: FAQ available at the WWW site ---Training-Nutrition Mailing List--- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Moderator: Paul Moses (email@example.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: firstname.lastname@example.org with "subscribe lowcarb" in the body Host: Dean Esmay (email@example.com) Administrator: Jerry Kindall (firstname.lastname@example.org) 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: email@example.com with "subscribe lowcarb-l" in the body List Owner: David Skinner (firstname.lastname@example.org) 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: email@example.com with "subscribe lowcarb-list" in the body List Owner: firstname.lastname@example.org (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: email@example.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: firstname.lastname@example.org with "subscribe aerobics" in the body Administrators: John Stevenson (email@example.com), Steve Wagge (firstname.lastname@example.org) 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 The most recent HTML version of this document is available at: http://www.imp.mtu.edu/~babucher/weights/pointer.html If you would like the plaintext version send email to email@example.com with "request pointer.faq" in the body of the letter. ------------------------------------------------------------------------