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UCO To Host Health and Fitness Day With Basheerah Ahmad In The Wellness Center June 22

Celebrity fitness expert Basheerah Ahmad

June 3, 2013

Media Contact:  Grant Leatherwood, Communications Officer, Wellness Center, University of Central Oklahoma, 405-974-3127,


The University of Central Oklahoma Wellness Center, along with 360 Transformation, will host UCO Health and Fitness Day with celebrity fitness expert Basheerah Ahmad from 9 a.m. to noon June 22.

UCO Health and Fitness Day includes a dynamic showcase of boot camp, kickboxing, and Zumba classes taught by Ahmad. Participants will engage in a workout that displays the hottest fitness styles and skills today. Ahmad will also cover her exclusive 4-3-2-1 Nutrition Plan, a highly personalized approach to healthy eating.

“Oklahoma is fortunate to have Basheerah Ahmad advocating for our citizens’ health,” said Brittney Criswell, Central health promotion coordinator.

“UCO Health and Fitness Day will be an event that people of all fitness levels can attend and walk away with a renewed spirit for personal health.”

Ahmad is an internationally recognized fitness expert with a master’s degree in exercise science, certifications in personal training, nutrition, group exercise, and specialty exercise formats.

Ahmad has been recognized in Seventeen Magazine, LA People, and Jet Magazine for her training methods. She is also a former member of Jillian Michael’s Fitness Team. Ahmad’s clients include Carrie Underwood, Vivica A. Fox, Steve Harvey, Jordin Sparks, and numerous others.

Currently audiences around the country can catch Basheerah as a Fitness Expert, for a third season, on the Lifestyle TV show, “America Now.”

Participants must preregister online at or at the UCO Wellness Center front desk and pay a $50 registration fee.

The registration deadline for the program is June 20. Participants must be at least 18 years of age or older.

For more information about UCO Health and Fitness Day contact Criswell at 405-974-2320 or


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Cutline: Celebrity fitness expert Basheerah Ahmad will headline UCO Heath and Fitness Day 9 a.m. to noon June 22 at the UCO Wellness Center. Ahmad’s clients include Carrie Underwood, Vivica A. Fox and Jordin Sparks, among others.