Informative Speech on Fitness Essay

1079 Words Oct 7th, 2012 5 Pages
Speech Topic: College Fitness

Speech Title: How To Stay Fit in College

Speech Type: Informative

Audience Analysis
Knowledge: Many listeners have 1st hand knowledge on what it's like being a college kid, specifically the problem of being broke and busy in college and how hard it is to prioritize personal fitness, however, this knowledge probably goes without the knowledge of the techniques of staying fit even with a hectic lifestyle.
Attitudes: The audience more than likely feels some disdain for the topic of fitness. No one likes to be reminded that they're unfit and need to get active. With this in mind, I will create a positive attitude about fitness by taking the "work" out of workout and showing how easily attainable it is
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5 people in this room are at an elevated risk of diabetes. 2 people in this room will have diabetes before they graduate. And by the time we all graduate someone in this room, sitting with us today, will suffer from some form of a catastrophic heart-attack.
Topic and Purpose: In tonight's speech, I will present to you your very own how to guide on getting and staying fit in college.
Main Points: Included in this speech will be a step by step guide on how to prioritize fitness among a world of other things in our lives that may seem vastly more important, on how to eat healthy even on a college kids budget, and how to take the work out of workout by making exercise more convenient and fun.
Relevance: Unfortunately, the statistical possibilities I gave you are very possible and affect all of us as college students because heart attack and stroke among adults in their twenties have risen by almost a third in just the past 20 years and almost all cases are preventable by employing healthy choices that begin during the college years.
Credibility: I am a licensed personal trainer through the American Council on Exercise, and have helped more than 100 clients lose weight and keep it off.

Body
I. Learn to prioritize personal fitness and health among a world of priorities that may seem vastly more important.
A. Establish a routine for your daily life
1. Establish patterns
2. Organize your stuff
3. Establish regular Sleep habits
4.…