Embrace Outside with Molly Hurford

Category: Fitness


Is Riding a Spin Bike the Same As Riding a Bike Outdoors?


I was asked to write this piece for Greatist, and it was a really fun one to look into. I’m not normally a spin class person, but after interviewing the instructor at ReCycle in Boston, I can’t wait to get to one of her …



How To Spring Clean Your Fitness Routine


I loved writing this piece for Nylon because I freaking love Spring Cleaning! (OK, I also love Back to School and New Years Resolutions. Really, anytime I have a good excuse to make a goals list and consider it a fresh start. I’ll be …




Supporting Your Active Lifestyle on a Budget: Gear


I’ve written about the best ways to keep your active clothing expenses under control (quality over quantity here!) and how to budget for a serious need for cheap, healthy eats while on the road. And all of that, by the way, crosses over into saving …



So You Wanna… Learn How To Rock Climb


I’ll confess that I’m not a great climber, by any stretch. That’s why, when Nylon gave me this assignment, I went to an expert: Leslie Timms, one of the top female rock climbers in Canada (and a generally rad person!). We had a blast …




Your Guide to Running Rain or Shine


I admit, it’s taken me a long time to become more than a fair-weather runner. But being able to bust out a run no matter what the weather makes it a lot easier to stay true to a training plan, and as weather gets …



So You Wanna Try CrossFit: What You Need to Know


I’ve tried CrossFit on and off over the years and while I think a good CrossFit class is super-dependent on who’s teaching it and it can go horribly, it’s worth trying if you’re looking to get strong and test out the HIIT waters. So, …