Embrace Outside with Molly Hurford

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Can You Spot Your Running Spirit Animal?


So, I don’t always write super serious articles. Sometimes, I get to write about goofy gifs, thoughts cyclists have during a century (without going too negative…) and in this case, all about what your running ‘spirit animal’ is. So, it’s a fun story over …



How Camping Revived My Eco-Friendly, Life-Loving Vibe


I always considered myself a bit of an environmentalist, and certainly an outdoorsy person. But in recent years, despite spending plenty of time outside training, I slowly turned away from someone who loves the outside and being in nature to someone who simply gets …



The Metrics That Boost Your Running


I love when I talk to super geeky people about all things fitness-related… and they give me reasonable, practical advice that can apply to everyone, not just (in this case) runners with access to crazy, expensive tech. So when I talked to Jeff Knight, …






9 Ways to Tackle Downhills on a Trail Run


If you listened to the latest Consummate Athlete Podcast, you know I’m getting a little obsessed with trail running—and working towards the 50 kilometer Killington mountain running trail race this August. (Eek!) So, the key phrase in that isn’t 50-kilometers, it’s “mountain run.” I …



Your Annual Reminder to Not Go From 0 to 100 in Training


So, summer is almost here, which means a couple of things. 1) You might be starting race season. 2) You might be thinking about ‘getting in shape for summer.’ (Or even *gasp* working on your ‘bikini body.) And what most people do, as soon …



The Post-Workout Recovery You’re Not Doing


Over on Nylon, we decided it was time to start talking about not just how to get in an awesome workout, whether you’re into running, riding, yoga-ing, SUPing, CrossFit-ing (all topics I’ve written about for them)… We realized we needed to talk more about …