Embrace Outside with Molly Hurford

Category: Fitness


Walk the Walk… Literally


Of everything that I’ve done for myself in the last few years, whether it’s yoga in the morning, strength training, shifting to a healthier diet… I’ve tried a lot of ‘good for me’ things. I regularly train, whether for an event or for the …



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 …



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 …




The Best Smartwatch for Every Type of Cyclist


Over at Bicycling magazine, we spend A LOT of time in the office debating various new electronics (in addition to every other type of bike gear, of course). So, when my editor asked me to do a roundup of which smartwatch would work best …




6 Tips on How to Run Long (When You’ve Never Run Long)


Running is a romantic sport, similar to cycling. When I say that, I mean that we tend to romanticize it in our heads. I know for me, the most aspirational thing I can imagine a lot of the time involves me effortlessly running for …