Embrace Outside with Molly Hurford



Perfectionist Tendencies or Just Lazy?


The new trend in the wellness industry right now seems to be articles and podcasts and IG posts all about perfectionist tendencies and how they’re holding us back. And I think that might be true for, say, 15% of people. The other 85% of …








My 5 (Everyday) Wardrobe Staples


As I keep packing and unpacking, I notice more and more patterns. Lately, I’ve been realizing that of everything I own, I turn to the same few pieces of clothing for 99% of situations, so I wanted to put together a full current list. …





A Lacrosse Ball is the Cheap Massage Tool You Need


Over on Gear Junkie, I’m talking about the most useful piece of gear that an endurance athlete can buy for under $2: a lacrosse ball. It’s small, packable, cheap as hell, and can provide the most satisfying, painful massage ever. Since we fly a …








The One Thing: Athletic Bookworm Review + Highlights


This month’s Athletic Bookworms was similar to November’s choice, The Motivation Manifesto: Not 100% athlete oriented, but a lot of lessons that we can take from it with our training (and, of course, in our everyday lives). This one was The ONE Thing: The …














The Outdoor Edit 2018 Gift Guide


I know I’m a little late to the Gift Guide game here on The Outdoor Edit but it’s been a roller-coaster of a month on here and in life. So, without further ado, a few of the things I’m giving as gifts this year …


Speedwork That Every Runner Can (and Should!) Do


Speedwork That Every Runner Can (and Should!) Do


I am a runner (and cyclist) who really, really hates speedwork. Seriously, ask me about my last interval workout (at least, before I committed to my new coach back in November). I genuinely couldn’t have told you when it was. That’s why my tendency …


The Only Chili Recipes You'll Ever Need


Athlete-Friendly Chili Recipes For… Chilly Days.


Chili is genuinely one of my favorite things to make—I freaking love our CrockPot!—so when Outside asked me to get a bunch of chili recipes from a huge variety of chefs and athletes, from vegans to vanlifers to Alexi-freaking-Pappas, I was super stoked. I …




ULTRARUNNERS ON GOING VEGAN


Why Are There So Many Vegan Ultrarunners?


Peter and I have a running joke at this point, whenever I mention I was interviewing an ultrarunner for an article / for our podcast / just because I want to get some tips: I say I chatted with a super rad ultrarunner, and …