Embrace Outside with Molly Hurford

Category: Motivation




Secrets of Success: How to Turn a Non-Runner Into a Runner


As someone who spent 20 years eschewing all things athletic, it’s always interesting to me how you ‘make’ a runner out of a non-runner. Over at MapMyRun, I was super inspired by my younger sister finally, gradually, getting into running and actually keeping it …



Letting Friends Inspire & Avoiding the Comparison Trap


I have a ton of amazing people in my life, from pro athletes at the top of their game to people who are fantastic all-around athletes crushing it at having a life and a job that isn’t racing. I’m so lucky that in the …




A Few Inspirational Moments From the NICA MTB Conference


I have SO much to say about NICA and the NICA Coaches Conference that I spent last week attending—and speaking at (!)—in Bentonville, Arkansas. Seriously, I have pages filled with notes for articles and ideas, because the entire week was just this massive outpouring …



The Athlete’s Guide to Office Life


Even though I work from home—though I have worked in offices in the past!—I still struggle with the ‘staying healthy during long workdays at the office’ conundrum. And if I’m lucky that I have a fairly flexible schedule and still find myself struggling to …





Let’s Talk All About Sleep Hygiene!


Let’s talk about sleep… and making it a lot better. This has been a big one for me over the years, as we’ve worked on dialing in our sleep hygiene and making the best of every sleep situation, whether we’re crammed in the van, …