#020: A Very Agile Thanksgiving

How do you have an agile Thanksgiving?  With all the get-togethers, blending of family traditions and finding shortcuts in the kitchen, it can be overwhelming.  Francie and Rae share some ideas and funny stories of Thanksgivings gone by. 

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#037: Wine Words

Live from the lifeguard office, Francie and Rae talk wine.  With a week full of kid's travel challenges, hockey concussions and, well, going to work, sometimes you just need wine.  And to talk about wine.   

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#034: What is a Workout?

What do you count as a workout?  Are you rationalizing away your long run or bike because you moved five yards of mulch?   Francie and Rae share some of their workouts that are a bit nontraditional while sampling chocolate.   You never know what's going to happen when you record in the lifeguard office.   

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#032: Workout Metrics

Do you track everything there is to know about your workouts?  Do you wear not one, but two fitness tracking devices?   So now you've got all that data, what do you do with it?  Join Francie and Rae as they share their thoughts on workout metrics.  And enjoy some of the fun that is had in the lifeguard office studio.   

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#026: Agile Crafts

Enthusiastically jumping into a new crafting hobby?   Did you buy all the books and enough supplies for ten people only to leave it unused, buried in the back of a closet?  Join Francie and Rae as they share their crafting experiments, what worked and what didn't!

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#025: 2015 Sport Retrospective

Happy New Year!  On this New Year's Day, spend some time reflecting on the year gone by.   Francie  and Rae share their retrospective on their 2015 race plans - what went well and what didn't.  And just what are they thinking for 2016?

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#023: Bad Weather, Good Workouts

When the storm of the century hits on your long run (or bike) day, what do you do?  Francie and Rae share some of their favorite and creative ways to keep moving despite Mother Nature's wrath. 

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#019: Planes Trains & Automobiles I

Travel: so much is out of your control. How to be Agile (and nice to those serving us) when things don't go your way. Agile Bettys share fun stories...well, they are fun now and reflections on what they've learned.

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#018: Agile Racing

Agile racing means having focus. You've tried new things in training, but racing is all about focus.The Agile Bettys share some victories of sticking to the plan, and disasters when they lost focus. So much can happen out on the race course. Makes you want to register for another one, doesn't it?

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#017: Technical Food

The Agile Bettys talk technical food: bars, gels, drinks, supplements. So many products, how to be Agile and find the ones that work for you. Don't forget: train how you will race, and race how you trained.

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#016: Spectating Races I

We need more cowbell! Spectating a race is hard work; get the most out of your experience whether you are the athlete or the supportive family member. On the race course, love comes in all shapes, sizes, colors. Get a view into spectator mayhem by going to Francie's Ironman Wisconsin Pinterest board.

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#014: Not-so-free Time

Agile Bettys talk about free time that's not exactly free. Watching your kids and grandkids' events and meeting the volunteer requirements for a team is a real workout! Soccer, hockey, and baseball tournaments! Swim meets! Gymnastics and Tae Kwon Do...and don't not forget track meets...piano recitals...

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#012: Food Deserts

Food deserts in the United States are places that do not have access to fresh food. Real food. What to do when traveling on business or with your family to a food desert? How much can you plan ahead to avoid (gulp!) fast food? Join Francie and Rae for a few good stories.

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#011: Workout Rut I

Don't stay stuck! The Agile Bettys talk about getting into (ugh) workout ruts...and getting out of them. Being Agile means trying different workouts, and learning about what worked and what didn't. Roll on, because life is too short to stay on the sofa!

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#010: Clean Secret TV Indulgences

Need a new way to get through the long workouts?  Francie and Rae reveal some of their favorite shows to watch while piling on the miles. 

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#008: If a Man buys you Beet Juice

The Agile Bettys talk an out trying new things, and how those around you can get motivated, too. If a man buys you beet juice, it's true love.

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#006: Stressful Workouts I

Sometimes, it seems like the entire universe is against you getting in your workout. The Agile Bettys know the feeling, and share a few fun stories of being down and out. Take heart! You can be agile, and adjust. You must get just surprise yourself.

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