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Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Fidgeting can help you lose weight? You gotta be kidding me.

Fidget definition: To behave or move nervously or restlessly.  To play or fuss; fiddle.  ( 


Common lines from parents:

“Would you stop fidgeting!  You’re getting on my nerves!”

“Stop fidgeting at the table.”

“Why on earth are you so nervous?”

“Can’t you hold still for 5 seconds?!”

“You’re gonna have a heart-attack someday if you don’t stop being so nervous.”

Welp, ladies!  Here’s a weird fitness tip for you – let your kids fidget all they want, and start fidgeting yourself.  Smile

We’re always looking for ways to burn off the calories, right?  And you can never have too many creative ways to do it.  Well, even though we tend to think of fidgeting as an annoying habit, it does burn up calories.  Not a ton, but every little bit helps.

Anyway, I don’t remember why I got curious about fidgeting when I was playing on the net, but I found this really cool article on it!  It’s short, sweet, and a fun read.  Hope you enjoy it!

PS:  So, what’s your favourite line to use on your kids when they’re fidgeting?



The next time someone tells you to "shake a leg," take their advice. Shaking your leg and fidgeting in your seat or with your hands can burn calories

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