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Allison Murphree

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Allison Murphree was born and raised in Tulsa, OK and has experience in several sports including gymnastics, dance, volleyball and basketball. Eventually she narrowed her focus to basketball. She played competitively on AAU teams throughout high school and eventually joined the women’s basketball program at Oklahoma Baptist University in Shawnee, OK. Allison is currently a senior at OBU and will graduate in May 2015 with a degree in Interdisciplinary Studies with emphases in marketing, sports management, and professional writing.

Allison’s fitness background comes mostly from spending countless hours in gyms and weight rooms with teammates and coaches. She has also worked with numerous strength coaches including bodybuilders, a former NBA player and a former American Gladiator. Allison’s fitness goals for this year are to complete a Color Run, take up yoga, and begin work on a personal training certification.

Apr 172015
 
Overlooked and Underappreciated: Alternative Cardio

For some people, running is an exhilarating thing that offers an escape from life’s toughest moments and it can serve as a form of inexpensive therapy. Then there are people like me: People who associate running with those dreadful memories of high school sports. The day my coach got so angry at my teammates and Continue Reading «Overlooked and Underappreciated: Alternative Cardio»

Mar 132015
 
InstaFitness: The Undeniable Power of Social Media

“There’s an app for that!” “Just Google it!” “We have to take a picture to put on Instagram!” It’s highly likely that we have all used phrases like those in our daily lives. Social media has become such an integral part of our society and it seems to be something everyone regularly uses. You can Continue Reading «InstaFitness: The Undeniable Power of Social Media»

Feb 202015
 
Cheat Meals: Hurtful or Helpful?

Someone explain something to me: why is everything good in this world illegal, immoral, or fattening? Okay maybe not illegal or immoral but fattening for sure. Doughnuts are good, nachos are good, and cheesecake is fantastic. Unfortunately, all of those things are fattening and you will probably never see them on any kind of diet Continue Reading «Cheat Meals: Hurtful or Helpful?»