Embrace Outside with Molly Hurford

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coping with a bad workout

How to Cope With (and Turn Around) a Bad Workout


Bad workouts are a fact of life/training. They’re impossible to avoid… and honestly, I try look at a crappy workout as a positive in a lot of ways. Feeling exhausted? That may be because you went super hard the day before, or maybe it …


Necessary Come-Down Periods in Training, Racing + Work

Necessary Come-Down Periods in Training, Racing + Work


For me, getting through my first race and the book launch has led to a pretty big come-down the last couple of weeks. While I’m still plugging away at work and training, I definitely needed the time at home just coming back to some …



Little (No BS) Ways to Boost Your Cycling Fitness


This is an older article that came out last year, but I think it’s a really good one to bring up at this time of year, when everyone has started racing, assessed where they are, and — let’s be honest — panicked that they …





summer athlete concerns

5 Things to Do as an Athlete Before Summer Really Hits


It’s almost summertime, which means HOORAY, you can get outside for your training… but as an athlete, there are a few things you might want to check before the summer heat (and your race season, if you’re a runner, cyclist or triathlete) really kicks …