Embrace Outside with Molly Hurford

Category: Fitness


Active Travel on a Budget: Clothing


I’ve been trying harder and harder lately to create a capsule-style wardrobe for active travel. It’s never easy, and it’s rare that there are trips with just one activity, or just one climate. Most of the time, there’s a blend of running, hiking, cycling, …



How To Relieve Cramps By Working Out


This is something I talk about a ton when I do women’s nights where we talk about all things bike and nether-region-related, so I was stoked that Nylon asked me to write about how working out can kick menstrual cramps to the curb, or …



How to Find a Running Route When You’re Traveling


As someone who spends most of her time in unfamiliar spots, I’ve picked up a lot of tips over the years for how to find a spot to work out that’s safe, fun and efficient while on the road. Got a business trip coming …







Ironman Training: Avoiding Rookie Mistakes


In case you missed it, we’re doing an Ironman in Whistler, BC, at the end of July. This isn’t my first rodeo, but I have really, really high hopes that this time around will go a whole lot smoother. As it gets closer, I’ve …



Consummate Athlete Podcast: April Q&A


It’s three of my favorite topics on the Consummate Athlete Podcast this week in April’s Q&A episode! Saddle sores, of course, are my weird area of expertise, and man, do we get into a serious discussion. Then, all about how to start running if every …



Should You Run or Not? 8 Major Excuses, Debunked


This was a well-timed piece for me, since I was dealing with a cold that went from “don’t run” to “run” to “don’t run” territory over the annoying course of 8 days. So it was convenient that I had just talked to some experts …