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Episode 144- Robin Arzón on How to Build Your Mental Strength

June 9, 2022 • Inspiration & Motivation
Robin Arzón

Robin Arzón left behind a successful law career and reinvented herself as global fitness leader. As Vice President of Fitness Programming and Head Instructor at Peloton, Robin believes that sweat transforms lives and her story is living proof. Now she helps others see what’s possible when you push past limitations and excuses. Robin is the author of Shut Up and Run and Strong Mama and has been named to Fortune Magazine’s “40 Under 40 List.” On this episode, we talk about how to turn your inner critic into an inner advocate, the difference between quitting and pivoting, and why it’s never too late to change careers!

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Show Notes

  • The influence that her parents had on her life (1:57)
  • Robin’s personal wellness journey (2:31)
  • Why she left a successful career as a lawyer (3:34)
  • How a cold email to Peloton led to her career reinvention (4:41)
  • Advice to anyone who is thinking about changing their career (6:32)
  • The difference between quitting and pivoting (8:23)
  • Tips for better managing your energy (9:39)
  • Why you should strive for alignment instead of balance (12:39)
  • How she defines mental toughness (15:12)
  • Take control of your story (15:51)
  • Action is an antidote to anxiety. Focus is an antidote to fear (17:44)
  • Her habits and rituals, including journaling and visualization (18:14)
  • Her “brain dump” approach to journaling (20:05)
  • The key to achieving your goals is to establish a strong process and a strong purpose (23:10)
  • What she learns about herself each time she trains for and runs a marathon (25:11)
  • What inspired her to write her book “Strong Mama,” a love letter to her daughter (27:31)


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