Ashley Hunter Arnold

Author: Ashley Hunter Arnold

Ashley Hunter Arnold is a writer and filmmaker currently living and running in Asheville, NC. Her favorite foods are kale and cake with lots of icing. You can connect with her on Instagram @ashleyharnold.

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Honesty.

I hope we can all agree on the importance of honesty or, in yogic terms, satya (truthfulness) in how we live our lives. As we

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Trail Sisters Shorts Review – Part 2

OK, so after pushing out our top seven faves and taking a step back, we realized there are more must-consider trail running shorts/skorts out there

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Trail Sisters Shorts Review

The ideal pair of trail running shorts offers a delicate balance of function, comfort, durability, and fashion. They are so comfortable that we don’t notice

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Running Into Me

Focus. Just focus. I’ve said it to myself countless times during a race–slowly and calmly–before the voice digresses further. Maybe you should just slow down

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Run to Access the Here and Now

Influenced by a long history running, dancing and practicing yoga, I developed and teach a movement practice called Aha Movement. It’s a practice designed to

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Not Everyone Runs

For many of us, running is a top priority, a passion we often shape other aspects of our day around. This is easy if we’re

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Home.

Austin and I moved from Boulder, CO, to Asheville, NC, in late spring this year. We were ready to leave and Appalachia called us. To

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Reality Check

I’m the first to play “Devil’s advocate” to, well, just about everything. To me, no concept is worth exploring without exploring all sides. So, naturally, when Pokemon Go grew almost instantaneously to cultural obsession status, I, almost instantaneously, fought back.

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Time To Move On

Ultrarunning just sort of happened to me. It showed up at a time when my life felt confusing and scary and difficult. It showed up at time when I needed simplicity and quiet … when I needed space from something in me that’d been chasing me in circles.

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Defining Success

…I changed my perspective of success that day. I realized that I don’t have to run for anyone or in any particular brand of clothing to be a good runner, to be successful. I learned that to be successful doesn’t even have to mean winning.

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Hill Therapy – Who Says you Have to Sit to Meditate

Yesterday morning I was sitting with Austin and a few friends in the bus as rain pelted the metal roof. We were talking about the breakfast I was making, music we listened to the night before and the transcending meditative state that movement–particularly dance–can provide under certain circumstances, after a certain length of time, under a certain mindset. We called it nutrition.