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African-American business owner hopes to inspire Norman community

Victoria McBride arranges leaves to add into a bouquet of yellow roses at Victoria McBride Creations Floral Boutique in Norman, Oklahoma, a business she started in May. Photo by: Bailey Lewis/OU News Crowd.

Bailey Lewis

November 8, 2018

An African-American business owner created a diversity shift in Norman, Oklahoma, and hopes to inspire the community as a whole. Victoria McBride, the owner of Victoria McBride Creations Floral Boutique, started her business in May. McBride said the Norman Transcript contacted her in October for a sto...

New fitness program helps combat obesity

Students workout during the noon F45 Training class, a new program at University of Oklahoma Fitness and Recreation in Norman, in the F45 room in Sarkeys Fitness Center. Photo by: Bailey Lewis/OU News Crowd

Bailey Lewis

November 7, 2018

To help fight the high obesity rates in Oklahoma, University of Oklahoma Fitness and Recreation in Norman has started a new fitness program. Fitness and Recreation has implemented F45 Training, which is a group-training program that “Centers on functional training and developing the muscle groups...

OU’s Fitness and Recreation launches new app to prevent overbooked classes

Renee Williams teaches her Monday cycling power class and talks through the workout to help keep the class motivated. Cycling classes are one of the classes that get overbooked easily, so the new Fitness and Recreation app will help those who want to take the class make a reservation. Photo by: Bailey Lewis/OU News Crowd.

Bailey Lewis

September 14, 2018

OU’s Fitness and Recreation launched a new app to help prevent fitness classes from becoming overbooked and is planning to move all of its fitness classes to registration only. The fitness classes are first come first serve, however, OU students and faculty are turned away if a class runs out o...

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