The Problem With #Goals

Social media is a powerful tool. It keeps us entertained, enlightened, and informed. It gives us the ability to stay connected and let our voices be heard. It can even allow us to generate inspiration and “dream big”. Yet, despite the positives, there are elements that continue to present problems. For me, there is one in particular that has stood out as of late. read more

Fitness First & Lululemon Giveaway: We Have A Winner!

We had some amazing and inspiring responses to our contest question:

Who or what motivates YOU to stay active, eat well, and make healthy choices?

And the winner is…

Lizzie S! Congratulations! Hopefully some new Lululemon gear and your Fitness First passes will help you further achieve your goals in 2014.

Best of luck to you all in your health and fitness endeavours for the second half of 2014. Also, a very special thanks to Fitness First for their #changeforthebest campaign and partnership over that past 6 months. They are a company who isn’t afraid of making big changes to ensure health & fitness continue to stay fresh and fun for their members…definitely a great role model for us all. read more

Athleisure Footwear: Functional and Fashionable!

You guys. I am ALL about the athleisure trend. Since I have only had to “dress up” a handful of times over the past few years, I am fully embracing the fact that I can leave the house in leggings and runners and look like I still have my sh*t together. Thanks to some drool worthy Instagram accounts like Stylerunner, it has become easy to toss the heels aside and opt for a more relaxed day to day look. Never have my feet been happier. read more

A Blogging Birthday & A Few Thoughts

I can’t believe this little blog of mine is celebrating it’s 2nd birthday!

I started writing Femme Fitale on April 6th, 2012. Blogging had been on my mind for quite some time. I’d just come home from a vacation to Roatan, Honduras, and Adam had stayed behind for a second week with his brothers to do some diving. I had to return to Calgary, as teachers only have the luxury of a 1-week spring break! I had been feeling a bit bored, so thought it was a great time to finally take the plunge into the blogging world. read more