Embrace Outside with Molly Hurford

Category: Fitness

mountain biking

How to Start Mountain Biking


Mountain bike season is almost here! (And if we would stop getting snow in Ontario, I’d already be out on the trails. Sigh…) If you’re new to the mountain biking scene, or are curious about getting offroad, I have an article over on Outside …



How to Swim FASTER with Sheila Taormina on The Consummate Athlete Podcast


Swimming has always come pretty naturally to me—I’m not the speediest, but I can stay steady for a looooong time. I’m admittedly nervous about open-water swims (not for drowning concerns, more zombie-related nerves because I’m a weirdo) but the pool is just meditative for me. …





Seven Safety Tips For Working Out Alone


I hate that I need to think about staying safe when heading out on solo runs, but it is something that all of us (especially women) have to deal with. So, when Nylon wanted me to pull together some safety tips for working out …



yoga flow for athletes

Stretch It Out: Super Quick, Easy Morning Yoga Routine (Video)


If you guys listened to this week’s podcast, you know I love a good quick yoga routine in the morning for getting my day (and training, as an athlete) started on the right foot… And since I’m starting yoga teacher training tomorrow (!!!), I …



Should Runners Be Intermittent Fasting?


Intermittent fasting is a hot-button nutrition topic for everyone, but athletes in particular. I know a lot of people—runners and cyclists—who are experimenting with it, and the results for them have been… mixed. So, I asked Stacy Sims, sports nutrition expert and brilliant researcher …