When I was little, fidgeting was generally frowned upon, but according to an article in the New York Times yesterday, it might just be good for you.
We've all met people who, no matter how much they reduce their calorie intake, or increase their calorie output, cannot seem to lose weight. And, on the flip side, we all know people who can pretty much eat what they want, and as much as they want of it, and not gain anything. In 1999, Dr. James Levine asked the question we've all asked for years: Why do some people who consume the same amount of food as others gain more weight?
I don't want to give anything away, but the results are fascinating. The answer has to do with sitting, fidgeting, and magic underwear. Go read the article.