Embrace Outside with Molly Hurford

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Our (Free) 7-Day Kickstart to Healthy Living is Out!


It’s 2018, and that means a bunch of us have a lot of resolutions, goals, or intentions that we really, really want to keep… But maybe haven’t exactly put systems in place for just yet. That’s why Peter—head coach at SmartAthlete—and I created the …



31 Ways to Reset Your Running in the New Year


OK, it’s January. Let’s get those resolutions rolling… Over at MapMyRun.com, I wrote out a fun day-by-day set of small things you can do to reset and improve your running in the new year, from actual workouts to suggestions about cleaning out your running …



My One-Word New Year’s Resolution for 2018: COMMUNITY


I’m a big fan of the one-word resolution: in 2017, it was COLLECTED. For 2018, I want to focus on COMMUNITY. I like the one word resolution because rather than listing a bunch of things that will mostly fall off the radar by February …




5 Moves to Turn the Playground into Your Gym


We’re on the road a lot, and that means we often don’t have gym access. Now, I freaking love a good agility course run loop for a strength/cardio workout, but honestly, they can be pretty hard to find. But playgrounds? All over the place. …





Are You Ready for the #ConsummateAthleteChristmas Challenge?


Over on The Consummate Athlete Podcast, we’ve challenged listeners and those of you who follow The Outdoor Edit and SmartAthlete to set a goal of 500 minutes of movement. Why? A couple reasons: Holiday challenges around specific sports are awesome, like Rapha’s Festive 500, …



Healthy Holiday Food and Activity Tips and Hacks


Everyone writes about being healthy for the holidays. Heck, I did it about healthy travel over Thanksgiving! But with holiday season upon us, it’s never a bad thing to refresh your memory on how to stay active, healthy and happy over the course of …