I am looking for a dataset of bodybuilding exercises that list which muscles are activated for each exercise in a machine readable way.

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Wger Workout Manager provides a full REST API to all database objects under Affero GNU General Public License (AGPL) Version 3+. You can use API or download datasets from GitHub.


  • Many bodybuilding sites are well-scrapable, see e. g. this example for bodybuilding.com;
  • Many Android apps contain all their information in local SQLite databases (e. g. this app);

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