Embrace Outside with Molly Hurford

Category: Fitness



How To Do A Push-Up… And It Doesn’t Involve Knees.


Doing a pushup is just one of those markers of health that I really like. (Similar to doing a pull-up.) It indicates you have a reasonably strong core, arms and legs, and generally, being able to do a few is a solid indicator of …




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 …




North by Scott Jurek is January’s Athletic Bookworm Pick


Ready to get motivated to chase a big scary goal this year? Enter this month’s super-inspirational (but also fun-to-read and running-oriented) Athletic Bookworm pick. I wanted to take a break from the uber-motivational self-development genre and go more memoir to start the year on …

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How to: Boost Your Cold Weather Running Motivation


I know, it’s freaking cold outside where most of you are. When you can’t get away from the cold, that means sinking in and accepting that it’s the treadmill or the great outdoors… and I know which one I will pick every. single. time. …