9 December 2005
Being healthy is at a rise in the United States. Over the years many people have
come up with new ways for people to become healthier and fit. There have been
numerous exercises, diets, pills, and drinks to make people magically healthier. Things
Slim Fast Diet, South Beach Diet, Jenny Craig, The Ab Roller, Bow-Flex,
Meridia (Sibutramine), Xenical (Orlistat), Adipex, Bontril, Didrex,
Phentermine and Tenuate.
Now that there are so many things to try out there, experts
such as author Jim McKenna, a professor of the psychical activity and health at Leeds
Metropolitan University in the U.K., Self Magazine, Health & Fitness Magazine, and Dr.
I-Min Lee, an associate professor of medicine at Harvard medical School in Boston who
studies the effects of exercise, are coming up with new ways to get people to actually go
exercise. Some of the new ways they are coming up with are taking yoga or aerobics
classes, strength training, playing pick-up basketball games, using the stairs instead of the
elevator, parking further away for stores so you get more walking in, and other various
things like these. MSNBC recently wrote an article on physical exercise and how it can
boost your job performance.
MSNBC starts the article out with a catchy phrase to get people to read it.
“Drowning at work?”
Rhetorical questions automatically catch reader’s eyes because it
sets credibility with them. Employed people see this question and know that if they read