Exercise Persuasive Speech

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Speech Category: Persuasion Speech Topic: Go Exercise Weekly! General Purpose: Motivational Specific Purpose: The purpose of this speech is to motivate my audience by discussing the problems with not exercising regularly, offering solutions to the problems, and showing them different activities that can make exercising enjoyable. INTRODUCTION: Attention Step: According to the article “Exercise Makes You Younger,” “Research shows that physical inactivity can cause premature death as well as chronic disease and disability" (54). Establish Need/Relevance: Nowadays technology and busy work schedules have prevented many people from including exercise into their daily activities. Many people think that it is too time consuming and rather not work…show more content…
In the past, I was not exercising until few years ago and I became very ill and overweight. My doctor and a personal trainer suggested that I start doing some type of form of exercise at least for 30 minutes 3-4 times each week. Instantly, I began to notice that I felt a lot better and had more energy to do my daily tasks and was able to believe in myself more. Thesis Statement: Today, I am going to share these three points on why everyone should exercise weekly. (1) First, I will talk about why we should exercise, (2) how to make time for exercise, and (3) different alternatives to exercise. Transition/Link: First, I want to discuss why everyone should attempt to exercise. Exercise can help to increase energy and help maintain or decrease blood pressure levels. Exercising regularly can help you lose weight and keep it off. According to Exercise Makes You Younger”, published in Nursing Update "Heart disease and stroke are two of the leading causes of death in the world. But following the guidelines and getting at least two hours and 30 minutes of moderate-intensity aerobic activity a week can put you at a lower risk for these diseases" (55). I. Exercise helps to regulate blood

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