Embrace Outside with Molly Hurford

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Being Tired—When Fatigue Is Holding You (Me!) Back


Fatigued? A little overwhelmed? A little underwhelmed? Feeling “off”? Yep. “Do you ever think maybe we’re rushing too much?” I asked Peter as I tried not to grump at him from the passenger seat of our van, as we ran a few minutes behind …



Attention Runners: You Have the Right to Recover


Confession: I am bad at recovering, especially from working out, but honestly, from life in general. (Ask Peter—he could tell you that there’s been maybe 2 days this year where I wasn’t using a weekend day or holiday to ‘catch up on a couple …




Picking the Perfect Running Mantra


Ever start a run and feel a little… less than motivated? (Of course you have. Everyone does.) You may need a running mantra. So, while podcasts and kick-ass playlists are awesome, they won’t do you much good when it comes to race day, and …





Recovery Tools You Need for Traveling


If you’re a cyclist, runner or triathlete who ever travels for racing or training, or honestly, even on vacation or business in general, you know that recovering from a plane ride can be brutal, and recovering post-race when you have a flight the next …




Running Safety Tips from a Self-Defense Pro


Running can be scary, especially as a woman. It’s not something I love admitting, but it is the truth. Sometimes, when I’m running in a city or town early in the morning, or in the woods mid-afternoon, I freak myself out and get a …