How to cheat your Fitbit - Psst: You're going to need a puppy or a power tool.
Last year, when MNN blogger Michael d'Estries found himself on the losing end of a Fitbit challenge he was competing in with friends, he walked around his neighborhood until the late hours of the night in 10-degree windchill to gain extra steps. Little did he know that all he needed was an electric saw and he could have won that challenge without taking a single step in the cold. Until recently, I had no idea fitness tracker cheating was even possible. But in a world where fitness tracking and health data sharing has become the norm, I suppose I shouldn't be surprised. We've become so competitive about our exercise that even when...