Embrace Outside with Molly Hurford

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Adventures in DIY: Super Simple Garage Climbing Wall


First, go into EMS and impulse buy a bag with seven rock holds because you’ve gotten really into climbing and don’t have a gym to practice near your house, and know that your skills are lacking. Then, stare at the bag, and wonder, what …



Adventures with Bouldering


My dad and I went out in search of bouldering problems at a spot near home, the Gorge in Califon. We found some good stuff, and I practiced my new hobby while dad tested out his old ones, with a new twist. He loved …

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Chia Seed and Apple Oatmeal Breakfast Recipe


I was looking for a slightly healthier alternative to my peanut butter-sugar-salt oatmeal that basically looks like a bowl of oatmeal but more closely approximates a very sweet oatmeal cooking, but that would still give me the Omega 3s and protein, and still be …



Healthy Choices and Hefty Reluctance


I just got home for two whole weeks before another crazy trip. After being gone for nearly two months (not counting the 36 hours I came home about 3 weeks ago), this is the first time in a while that I’ve been able to …



5K FTW


On Sunday, I missed the start of the yoga class (thanks, GPS) but found another one that started an hour later. So was walking to this next hot yoga class that I wanted to check out in Northampton, and noticed a group of people …




Rochester Weekend Interview and Coverage Roundup


Some of my favorite interviews and bike profiles from the Rochester race weekend! I’m especially proud of the interview with Zach (both in terms of content and actual video quality) and Mo’s bike profile, thanks to her lovely husband Matt really explaining bits and …



Choose Your Own Adventure


When you can’t decide if you want to ride or climb… well, that’s when I go with the Choose Your Own Adventure principle. I’m a serious bike racer, but I’m also a serious triathlete. And occasional runner. Climber. Swimmer. Whatever, really. If it’s an …