Michael Murphy this the name of a war hero from New York State.
After an exceptional carer in the Navy Seals he died in action getting an emergency message out for rescue of his team. This heroic act cost him his life as he was shot multiple times. He continued fighting until the end.
Michael Murphy’s life is honored with an exercise routine which is especially brutal. He is remembered as an American hero.
The main character of NAF is named Mike Murphy because his name was originally just Mike and he needed a last name. Joe Vrola Projects has the upmost respect for the legacy of Michael Murphy, and so Mike is the hero of New and Forever (spoiler).