When I first heard the term “fitness snacking,” I admit rolling my eyes just a teensy bit. Another attempt, I thought, to make a somewhat boring and, to some, distasteful concept more palatable by giving it a cutesy name. Used to describe taking short bursts of activity throughout the day, “fitness snacking” was proclaimed by some to be one of the top trends in the health world in 2012. But is it a legitimate thing? Perhaps. Here’s why.