You could thank Sir Isaac Newton for figuring out why we get fat. He first noticed that a body at rest remains at rest. But, he also noticed a body in motion remains moving unless stopped by some external force. That’s good news for fidgeters!
1. Really, Sitting Too Long Can Kill You.
Prolonged sitting plays a part in developing diabetes type 2, obesity and heart disease. Your muscles, including your heart muscle, does not move.
2. But, Science Had Surprising News For Fidgeters.
Research found that people who fidgeted, burned HUNDREDS of extra calories per day. These movements, though small, take energy … and that energy adds up. Click here to learn more.
3. We Can Help The Non-Fidgeters As Well.
So, what’s an office worker to do? Just standing up every 20 minutes reminds the body to burn calories. A simple 5 minute, walk 3 times a day, also reverses the harmful effects of prolonged sitting. Take the stairs when you can. Remember, if you’re in a long meeting, tap your feet or move those legs!