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August 16, 2016

Olympic Athlete’s Hairstyles To Steal For The Gym

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Being a competitive athlete means putting in hours upon hours of hardcore gym time to achieve athletic perfection. While we watched in awe at the stamina and perseverance of these athletes, we couldn’t help but also watch in slight envy of their hairstyles too.

No one knows how to craft a long lasting do’ better than an Olympian, and we’ve been scoping out our favourite looks from the girls of Rio 2016. Click below the cut for these athlete approved hairstyles to steal for your next day at the gym, they are sure to last long past your morning yoga class.

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Lifestyle
August 10, 2016

FEED YOUR FEED: Female Olympians

feedheader1 We <3 girl power at FORA, especially when it comes in the form of badass female athletes. That’s why we decided to dedicate this instalment of Feed Your Feed to female Olympians who are killing it.

These athletes aren’t just bringing their A-game to the games, but to their FEEDS as well! We’ve collected our favourite female accounts from across the globe.  Follow these talented ladies for an exclusive look at Rio 2016, athlete antics, and your daily dose of fitspo. Keep on kicking butt girls 💪 !

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Lifestyle
August 4, 2016

These Competitors Are Bringing Black Girl Magic To The Olympics

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This year’s Olympic Games in Rio are riddled with amazing black, female competitors. From veterans Serena and Venus Williams to newcomer Simone Biles, there is no shortage of black girl ~magic~ on our screens this summer. As the opening ceremonies kick off tomorrow, we can’t help but some of the past and present athletes that have inspired us to find our own magic.

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Lifestyle
June 18, 2014

GIRL GUIDE: Spencer O'Brien


Since I’m not exactly a frequenter of mountainous slopes, up until a couple of months ago, I had yet to cross paths with snowboarder Spencer O’Brien. But luckily, technology is awesome and Instagram is readily available to allow non-cool girls like myself to connect with girls cool enough to compensate for my aforementioned non-coolness. And, within days of sending out a (lovingly) handwritten Instagram DM, I had an email from this Vancouver-based snowboarder sitting in my inbox.

As a two-time World Champion and newly seasoned Olympian, this professional athlete/ fashion luvVveERr/ generally cool girl dishes on the guilty pleasures lurking on her playlist, her musings about #sports, and how she stays motivated in an inherently competitive field. read more…

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Lifestyle
February 19, 2014

MIXTAPE: From Russia, With Love

Sweat it out Sochi style to our playlist of high-voltage tunes fit for an Olympic gym sesh. The closing ceremonies may be right around the corner, but the spirit of athleticism lives on through Adidas Slvr and Tom Ford’s red jersey du jour (re: LFW A/W 2014 yes please!). Join us on our journey to Sidney Crosby level abs… or maybe just our journey to the gym where there are boys with abs…

With our gold medal mix we’ve got our eyes on the prize. All together now ~when I move you move~ read more…

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Lifestyle
February 17, 2014

Awesome Non-Sports Things About The OLYMPICS

The Olympics are pretty much the mother of all sporting events. Even though they claim to bring countries together, what I like best is that they bring Canada together. #CANADAPRIDE

During the Olympics we aren’t Jets vs. Leafs, Canucks vs…. lol jk I know nothing about hockey – the point is that during the Olympics Canada rulez even more than usual. Plus, even people like me who aren’t exactly “sports fans” by nature can totally participate. Here are some awesome things about the Olympics aside from the physical activity part. read more…

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Lifestyle
August 23, 2013

10 Reasons We Want To Be A Brit

I wrote the following article with every non-British girl in mind, so please feel free to join with me as I ask the universe: “WHAT DOES ‘Get The London Look’ ACTUALLY MEAN?!?!?!”

We all know British girls are hot and cool and special etc, but how do I make myself hot and cool and special too? I’m about 90% sure that Rimmel can’t physically turn me in to Kate Moss, so what’s the trick? It has to be more than just mascara, right? Can someone answer these questions for me? I need to know! This is really #important!!! read more…

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Lifestyle
December 28, 2012

The 12 Most Buzzworthy Pics from 2012

12 of the most talked about stories this year caught on camera. With Instagram, Twitter and, of course, the paparazzi, this year was one of many photographs. Here are the top 12 photos that made headlines in 2012. read more…

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Lifestyle
August 14, 2012

HEADLINES: Smize-ageddon is Imminent, Taylor Swift is Perma-Jilted, and Georgina Chapman to Direct.

God help us. Tyra Banks has learned how to make GIFs. It’s Smize-ageddon! read more…

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Fashion
August 9, 2012

THROWBACK: Canadian Olympic Gear Through The Ages

All the hits, all the misses, and everything in between. read more…

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