WALKING TO IMPROVE HEALTH Specific Purpose: To persuade my audience to start walking in order to improve their health. Central Idea: Regular walking can improve both your mental and physical health. Method of Organization: Monroe 's motivated sequence. Introduction Let 's be honest, we lead an easy life: automatic dishwashers, riding lawnmowers, T.V. remote controls, automatic garage door openers, power screwdrivers, bread machines, electric pencil sharpeners, etc., etc. etc. We live in a time-saving, energy-saving, convenient society. It 's a wonderful life. Or is it? While today 's luxuries have been welcomed by the masses, they have also been accused of turning us into passive, lethargic couch potatoes. As a reformed couch potato myself, I …show more content…
While modifying our diet can certainly help us decrease our risk for heart disease, studies have indicated that people who don 't exercise are at an even greater risk for heart disease. (factual example - Camenzind) Satisfaction II. Fortunately, there is a simple, effective exercise that we can all do. A. This exercise is walking. 1. Walking for 20 minutes at a moderate pace 3 - 4 times a week is good for our physical and mental health. (factual example - Ullman 9) 2. Walking is an inexpensive form of exercise that requires no training. B. Regular walking can reduce our risk for heart disease. 1. A 1994 article in Prevention reported that walking can curtail our risk for heart disease. (factual example - Ullman 9) 2. Walking enhances an enzyme that removes triglycerides (blood fats) from our bloodstream. (factual example - Ullman 10) Visualization III. We can visualize the benefits of walking by contrasting the lifestyle choices we have. A. We can take shortcuts in life and cut our life short. 1. Find the closest parking space in the parking lot. 2. Drive to the convenient store that is just around the corner from your house. 3. Catch the bus to take you to a building across campus. 4. Telephone the friend in your neighborhood
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"It will probably rain tomorrow,” Margie said, “but the picnic will not be cancelled since the park has a shelter.” It will probably rain tomorrow, Margie said. But, the picnic will not be cancelled, since the park has a shelter. “It will probably rain tomorrow”, Margie said. “But the picnic will not be cancelled since the park has a shelter”.
The theme of “Taking the Plunge” is to accomplish any challenge you have to overcome your fears on your own. In the beginning of the excerpt the narrator nervously rambling about anything to keep from losing nerve .” Do crows really always fly directly?” this distraction allows to continue his ascent up the diving platform. All the while constantly looking for another distraction to offset nerves, all the while continuing to accomplish the task at hand “you can’t see the bolts in this diving platform from the ground, which is good if your objective is to get more people to scale this crazy tower because those bolts are pockmarked and look wounded,”
Slow walkers are a problem in society today. You know, the people who act like they have legs the length of one foot and can only take a step every three seconds . They are the reason that many people are late to class. These slow walkers simply do not know how to walk by moving one foot in front of the other . They cause traffic in the hallways and back everything up to the point where you cannot even walk out of the door.
Exercise is a way of maintaining a healthy lifestyle keeping a state of health in mind, body, and spirit. An individual who leads an unhealthy way of life, poor diet, lack of exercise can result in increase risks of complications that may lead to certain disease. Exercise 's greatest benefit is it can reduce and prevent diseases. Three conditions that exercise can significantly effect are hypertension, coronary heart disease, and obesity.
According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, “Regular physical activity is one of the most important things you can do for your health. It can help: control your weight, reduce your risk of cardiovascular disease, reduce your risk for type 2 diabetes and metabolic syndrome, reduce your risk of some cancers, strengthen
All of the positives that come from increased physical activity also directly impact heart health. For instance an individual that is overweight and has a high BMI is making their heart work ten times harder when walking or doing daily activities because the heart and body has so much extra weight to carry around. However, if individuals stay active which is likely to keep their weight down, their risk of developing heart disease is significantly decreased. In part of the Framingham Heart Study they predicted incident heart failure in relation to BMI and physical activity index (PAI). When BMI is decreased and PAI is increased, the risk ratio was 15% for heart failure.
Eco-friendly, going green, upcycled and living the simple life are all fairly conventional words used in today’s society. As Americans, we find ourselves living in a world of abundance, where everything from food to clothing are all mass-produced and purchased excessively by today’s consumers. Thousands of articles have been written, movies have been made along with videos about the importance of being accountable for our actions for the survival of future generations. Two interesting Ted Talk videos touch on a fraction of the world problem of too much; Jessi Arrington discusses the importance of reusing and Graham Hill expresses his thoughts on need versus wants. While Jessi Arrington’s colorful enthusiasm is engaging, Graham Hill brings a
Arthritis Is Not What You Think There are a lot of misconceptions behind arthritis. When you hear the word “arthritis,” you may have a variety of images that appear in the back of your mind. An old man with his cane, crouched over in pain, or a little old lady who is not able to lift her hands high enough up so that she can brush her hair, so she hobbles into the salon to get her hair styled may be at the forefront of what you are seeing.
Baffled by the fact that places use the desire to disconnect from electronics as an economic advantage , I don’t think people realize that corporations and businesses are doing this. Paying extra just to get a hotel room without a television– how ridiculous. I was also in awe that societies have resulted in creating camps in order to help kids stray from their Internet addiction. Electronics are very advantageous to a certain extent, but similar to what Iyer stated, it’s crucial to step back and realize that there is an entire world going on around us.
S Exhausted and run-down, I finally crawl into bed, the clock approaching four in the morning. M I hardly ever receive a full night of sleep, and in fact, most of my friends and family would consider me sleep deprived and as exhausted AS A NEW-BORN BABY. M When I was little, my sister would even proclaim that I was cantankerous when I did not receive enough sleep. S Although many would agree with her, my sleep schedule has turned into a serious problem.
As you know, exercise is very important for your physical health. Exercising regularly helps keep your heart healthy, lowers your risk for type 2 diabetes as well as some cancers, and helps you get stronger muscles and bones. This is common knowledge for most people, but what if I told you that exercise has even more benefits that aren’t just physical? Today I will be informing you about the benefits of exercise on your mental health, resiliency and academic performance.
2.1 Assessment What does physical activity mean to you? To me physical activity is doing anything that involves moving the body eg. walking, jumping ,playing sports. I feel that it is very important to be physically active as it helps with your health and stress levels,looks and many more benefits.
THE IMPACT OF TECHNOLOGICAL ADVANCES ON THE ENVIRONMENT AND HUMAN HEALTH Technology is a major part of everyone’s life. Technological advances are encountered at home, school and at work. These technological advances have become so helpful to people lives. Every year new technologies appear to help people to live more comfortable by allowing them to do more with less effort. That’s why expressions such as “I do not know what I would do without the washing machine” or “I could not live without my cell phone” are heard more frequently.