Embrace Outside with Molly Hurford

Category: Motivation


Our (Free) 7-Day Kickstart to Healthy Living is Out!


It’s 2018, and that means a bunch of us have a lot of resolutions, goals, or intentions that we really, really want to keep… But maybe haven’t exactly put systems in place for just yet. That’s why Peter—head coach at SmartAthlete—and I created the …



31 Ways to Reset Your Running in the New Year


OK, it’s January. Let’s get those resolutions rolling… Over at MapMyRun.com, I wrote out a fun day-by-day set of small things you can do to reset and improve your running in the new year, from actual workouts to suggestions about cleaning out your running …



My One-Word New Year’s Resolution for 2018: COMMUNITY


I’m a big fan of the one-word resolution: in 2017, it was COLLECTED. For 2018, I want to focus on COMMUNITY. I like the one word resolution because rather than listing a bunch of things that will mostly fall off the radar by February …





Are You Ready for the #ConsummateAthleteChristmas Challenge?


Over on The Consummate Athlete Podcast, we’ve challenged listeners and those of you who follow The Outdoor Edit and SmartAthlete to set a goal of 500 minutes of movement. Why? A couple reasons: Holiday challenges around specific sports are awesome, like Rapha’s Festive 500, …



Healthy Holiday Food and Activity Tips and Hacks


Everyone writes about being healthy for the holidays. Heck, I did it about healthy travel over Thanksgiving! But with holiday season upon us, it’s never a bad thing to refresh your memory on how to stay active, healthy and happy over the course of …



How to Hygge (as an Athlete)


As athletes, it can be tough to walk between enjoying the holidays, hygge and the season while still being…. fast and in shape. Last night, I was talking to Ellen Noble, the pro cyclocrosser who’s been my housemate for the last month, about the …




Have You Met Amanda Batty? Prepare to Be Inspired.


In case you missed it, adventure racer, MTBer and general bada$$ Amanda Batty was the most recent in the Real Life Shred Girls series over on Shred-Girls.com. And some of her advice was so amazing — and so ageless — that I wanted to …