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Women's Weightlifting Links 'n' Lessons - a guide to lifting weights and bodybuilding for women, including such sections as "lies in the gym, or, what your momma told you was probably wrong", "getting started: what you need and what you don't", "weights and your weight", "other health reasons to lift weights", "old broads: the golden years of pumping iron", "training basics", "the basics of a routine", "don't fear the free weights", "eating basics", "feminine problems: some form modifications you might find useful", "working out and reproductive health ", "staying motivated", "screwing up", "crac! boum! aiee! dealing with injury" and more   (Rating: 6.61 Votes: 6210)   Rate this site: 5 6 7 8 9 10  Read Comments (7)

ABC Bodybuilding: Slideshow Exercises - a very large collection of photo-enhanced guides to weightlifting exercises for the back, deltoids, triceps, biceps, pecs, traps, neck, forearms, legs, glutes, calves and abs   (Rating: 7.04 Votes: 4123)   Rate this site: 5 6 7 8 9 10  Read Comments (1)

AST Guide to Exercise Execution - photo-enhanced guides on proper form, range of motion, grip, bar positioning and more in weight training, with instruction on such exercises as alternating dumbbell curls, barbell rows, shrugs, wrist curls, cable cross-overs, concentration curls, crunches, deadlifts, dips, donkey calf raises, dumbbell kick-backs, good mornings, hack squats, hammer curls, hanging leg raises, leg curls, leg extensions, leg press, military press, preacher curls, pull-ups, reverse crunches, Smith machine press, twisting crunches, upright rows and more   (Rating: 7.10 Votes: 3733)   Rate this site: 5 6 7 8 9 10  Read Comments (1) Articles - an archive of instructional articles by male and female bodybuilders and other athletes on bodybuilding training, nutrition, supplements, competitions and more   (Rating: 7.16 Votes: 3772)   Rate this site: 5 6 7 8 9 10

Critical Bench: Exercise Database - photo-and video-enhanced guides to weightlifting and bodybuilding exercises for specific body parts, including abdominal exercises, arm exercises, back exercises, bicep exercises, forearm exercises, shoulder exercises, tricep exercises and more   (Rating: 7.03 Votes: 3892)   Rate this site: 5 6 7 8 9 10

E-Fitness Exercises - a selection of brief, photo-enhanced guides to exercises for various bodyparts, including the arms, back, legs, chest, stomach, shoulders and thighs   (Rating: 6.97 Votes: 4313)   Rate this site: 5 6 7 8 9 10  Read Comments (16)

ExRx (Exercise Prescription) on the Net - a large collection of movie clip-enhanced guides and tutorials on weight training, kinesiology and related topics, covering such topics as anatomy-specific exercises, the body mass index (BMI), bodybuilding, calories expended, diet and nutrition, estimated calorie requirements, exercise adherence techniques, exercise and sports psychology, fat loss myths, fitness testing, home exercise equipment, how to develop a workout, light/heavy training, low volume training, one repetition max, periodization training, power training exercises, progressive eating goals, pump & burn, starting on the right foot, target heart rate, toning with weights, weight loss, weight management and much more   (Rating: 7.11 Votes: 4244)   Rate this site: 5 6 7 8 9 10  Read Comments (1)

Full Fitness: Exercises - short, step-by-step, photo-enhanced guides to performing common weight machine and free weight exercises for the abs, shoulders, arms, back, chest and legs, including how to do such exercises as the hanging leg raise, v-up, dubbell lateral raise, military press, wrist curl, triceps kickback, lat pulldown, dead lift, reverse fly, cable crossover, dumbbell pullover, barbell squat, good mornings, sumo squat and more   (Rating: 7.05 Votes: 4116)   Rate this site: 5 6 7 8 9 10

GSSI: Strength Training - summaries of some key scientific research on strength training, with instruction on strength conditioning for specific sports, creatine, recovery from exercise, nutritional supplements for weight gain, training to enhance body mass and strength, using muscle builder supplements, whether extra amino acids and protein build bigger muscles and more   (Rating: 7.10 Votes: 3786)   Rate this site: 5 6 7 8 9 10  Read Comments (2)

Mayo Clinic: Weight Training - an instructional article with supporting video clips on weight training principles and proper weight training technique for severl key exercises, including the biceps curl, triceps extension, bench press, lat pull-down, knee extension, leg press and abdominal crunch   (Rating: 7.07 Votes: 3952)   Rate this site: 5 6 7 8 9 10  Read Comments (3)

The Hardgainer FAQ - a frequently-asked question list for the un-geneticly gifted who wish to increase muscle mass quickly   (Rating: 7.36 Votes: 4314)   Rate this site: 5 6 7 8 9 10  Read Comments (2)

Weighty Matters - a selective archive of instructional powerlifting and bodybuilding posts from various newsgroups, chat groups and listservs, covering powerlifting, specific exercises, how-to add 20-40 pounds to your bench press, how to stretch, how to spot a fellow lifter, how to break through a plateau, how to breathe, etc., the mental game, bodybuilding, health & nutrition, specific routines, equipment and much more   (Rating: 7.34 Votes: 4287)   Rate this site: 5 6 7 8 9 10  Read Comments (1)

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