Persuasive Essay On Bodybuilding

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Dombrowsky 1
Derek Dombrowsky
Herr Kröesche
English 12
8 May 2012
Bodybuilding, a paradigm of happiness
In recent discussions of Bodybuilding, an issue has been whether having an outstanding physique can lead to an endless life of happiness. On the one hand, some argue that Bodybuilding can bring out the positivity and confidence in someone. On the other hand, however, some argue that Bodybuilding can lead to neglect of your family and friends and eventually take over your social life. In the words of one expert, “Success rests not only on ability, but upon commitment, loyalty, and pride.”According to this view, it’s important to be dedicated but also have pride in what you do best. Ultimately, BodyBuilding is the best career choice at this
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My haters are my motivators. It’s easy for me to be motivated because I have such an upbeat attitude. The key is to be as enthusiastic as possible when you’re training for your goal”. Andrew also responded to the question “What’s your biggest fear about Bodybuilding?” with “My biggest fear is that I’ll never be able to get as big as I want. I know I have the determination and the motivation to get as far as possible, but it’ll be a hard journey for me.” When Andrew was asked “Do you feel like you were happier before your started Bodybuilding, or after you started seeing results?” he responded by saying “Obviously after I started seeing results because let’s be honest, who doesn’t like looking as ripped as I do? My life has changed so much. Sometimes for the better and sometimes for worse but overall I appreciate how far I’ve come and the results I’ve gotten”. Lastly Andrew was asked “Who’s your biggest Bodybuilding idol?” and replied “Jay Cutler. I met him back in 2010 and he’s the most real guy I’ve ever met. He taught me a lot of motivational things that’s helped me out on my journey. I want to be as big, if not bigger than he is when I’m maxed out”. Andrew started working out the beginning of his freshman year in high school. He played football for 2 years, and…show more content…
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Pro arguments that refute cons
-An increase in confidence and better looking physique can actually lead to an increase in social skills as you are more confident when talking to people.

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Solutions/Conclusion
-Body Building can lead to a life of happiness as long as you don’t abuse it and not think about your responsibilities before anything else.
- The more confidence and determination you have in life, the happier you will end up being. -It’s always nice to have a good physical

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