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Bodybuilding Photos and Disclaimer


The bodybuilding photos used on this site are taken from the public domain, whether scanned from a book or magazine or taken from the web. A sincere attempt will be made to credit all photographers and sources whenever possible. As longtime bodybuilding fans we appreciate the work of these photographers as much as the athletes themselves.
Among them are people such as Jimmy Caruso, Mike Neveux, Artie Zeller, Arax, Denie, J.M. Manion, Richard Ortiz, Peter Brenner, Russ Warner, George Butler, and John Balik, to name a few. If we fail to attribute a particular photograph to its photographer due to either lack of information or misinformation we apologize in advance. We welcome notification of our error and will immediately give proper credit. For any errors or photo credit issues please email: webmaster@rippeder.com.
The content of this website is for informational purposes only. Anyone considering following a weight training or dietary program described in Rippeder.com should first consult with a physician. We want everyone to enjoy a long and healthy bodybuilding lifestyle.

No liability is assumed by RIPPEDER.com or the authors for any information contained herein. This text does not provide medical advice. Specific medical advise should be obtained from a licensed health-care practioner. Neither Rippeder.com, or the authors advocate, promote, or encourage the use of anabolic steroids or other illegal drugs. The information contained in this website is not intended to induce or pursuade anyone to use or possess anabolic steroids or any other illegal drugs. Any references made directly about the effects of anabolic steroids or any other substancs are for informational purposes only and are an expression of the author's opinions. 

17 U.S. Code § 107 - Limitations on exclusive rights: Fair use
Notwithstanding the provisions of sections 106 and 106A, the fair use of a copyrighted work, including such use by reproduction in copies or phonorecords or by any other means specified by that section, for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching (including multiple copies for classroom use), scholarship, or research, is not an infringement of copyright. In determining whether the use made of a work in any particular case is a fair use the factors to be considered shall include—
(1)the purpose and character of the use, including whether such use is of a commercial nature or is for nonprofit educational purposes;
(2)the nature of the copyrighted work;
(3)the amount and substantiality of the portion used in relation to the copyrighted work as a whole; and
(4)the effect of the use upon the potential market for or value of the copyrighted work.
The fact that a work is unpublished shall not itself bar a finding of fair use if such finding is made upon consideration of all the above factors.
(Pub. L. 94–553, title I, § 101, Oct. 19, 1976, 90 Stat. 2546; Pub. L. 101–650, title VI, § 607, Dec. 1, 1990, 104 Stat. 5132; Pub. L. 102–492, Oct. 24, 1992, 106 Stat. 3145.)