From a column by Dave Barry, “It’s tough being a butterball: Pudgier pop stars could make us feel better about ourselves”. Montreal Gazette, September 9, 2001: A13.
Even when the pop stars of the past moved around, they stuck to movements that did not require superb physical conditioning, or even a central nervous system.
A good example is a dance called The Freddie, which was popularized briefly in 1965 by Freddie and the Dreamers, a British Twit Invasion band that, when it performed this dance, strongly resembled a group of men failing a roadside sobriety test.
Now recently popularized (?), following the 2006 death of Freddie Garrity: