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Weekend Link Love – Edition 25

Exactly how long have humans been “counting calories?” Look to the Diet Blog for a witty, brief history of dieting [1].

Preemption (n.) [legal euphemism]: The process of being sucker punched by a pharmaceutical company. Watch this video [2] over at Pharmalot to learn more.

I’ve said it before, I’ll say it again, extreme cardio [3] just doesn’t end well. The Gear Junkie illustrates just the icky side effects of too much running [4]. (thanks for the link, Mario!)

If you liked Andrew Rubalcava’s guest post on Thursday, he’s got a great round-up of workout song lists [5] from popular health bloggers (including me!) over at Go Healthy Go Fit.

Regardless of what you do, your gluteus maximus will always be the biggest muscle in your body. Read Lifehack’s booty awareness [6] to learn how to keep yours fit. (thanks, reader Sarah!)

Stereotyping the French is an American pastime, but those froggies know how to eat healthy. HealthAssist explains 9 ways the French stay slim [7].

Learn to exercise like James Bond with Men’s Health’s Daniel Craig Workout Schedule [8]. Tuxedo optional.

The obese don’t have to pay for an extra seat in Canada [9]. It’s now the law.

And finally, maps can be scary [10].