I read this article in The Vancouver Sun by Laura Baziuk on small bursts of physical activity and how it can help you get fit. The general idea of the article was that if you are overweight, don't like working out, and don't like going to the gym, then you don't have to. All the small bursts of activity you do throughout the day will add up. Check out the link below for the full article and how small bursts might benefit you.
Small bursts of physical activity can help you get fit, study says