Listen to me now and believe me later, 2013 was no year to just sit around eating buffalo-wing-flavored-pretzels-flavored-biscuits. Or maybe it was. But it was also the year we got down to the nitty gritty of of health and fitness. From bionic knees to six-pack science, here are our favorite Fitmodos of 2013.
You may be familiar with Runtastic's workout app that's primarily geared toward running. It's one of the most advanced running apps out there, with interval training and all kinds of metrics. But today the company is shifting its focus away from your legs and honing in on your mid-section.
No, your eyes don't deceive you — that's Aaron Eckhart and every single one of his abdominal muscles as "Adam Frankenstein," star of Liongate's I, Frankenstein, based on Kevin Grevioux's graphic novel. And yes, I assure you, he is playing the monster. The sexy, sexy monster.
If you've always yearned for a washboard stomach, and you can do a thousand crunches but you still aren't seeing results, you're not alone. But never fear! Everyone has a six pack under there (somewhere), you've just got to know what to do to get it out in the open.
Because it's important, the New York Times took a look at various creams that promise better abs, no crunches required. Packed with skin-tighteners like caffeine and aminophylline, these products can actually make your stomach look leaner than it really is.
ABC Nightline's Google TV special gave us an early look at Sony's Google TV controller. It's got two circular directional pads, a QWERTY keyboard, and a lot of other buttons. Check out the video for more details. [Engadget]
Do you want a hot set of washboard abs to impress the ladies with? Are you also much too lazy to actually do the sit-ups required to get them naturally? Good news, America! You can get "abdominal etching" done, a form of plastic surgery that gives you a six-pack without the work. For a mere $4,000 to $7,000 you too…
Washboard abs, previously available only through a diet of one grape a day plus forty billion situps at night, are now available through convenient day surgery. However, you have to be in fairly good shape already in order to get this, which makes us wonder if it's all worth it. When we want our body modification, we…
We've covered the bounceback ABS backup drives before, but they've got a new version and a new spokesman. The ABS Plus drives range in size from 40GB to 160GB, and work on both PC and Mac. Whenever you plug in a BounceBack Professional-enabled drive, it automatically initiates an entire backup of your machine,…