Mind Over Miles: Proof Superheroes Are Real
Through her no nonsense narrative and real life examples, Robin speaks of the ways we create ourselves through the superheroes in our lives. A risk taker, Robin discusses her journey from successful lawyer to recreating herself as an athlete and wellness expert – along with overcoming the trauma of being in a life and death experience in which she used the transformative power of movement to heal.
Topics discussed include:
• Overcoming Challenges
• Creating Possibilities
• Sport Psychology
• Developing Healthy Habits
Robin Arzón shares high-impact lessons on mental strength and perseverance that leave audiences feeling connected and inspired
When Peloton Head Instructor and Vice President of Fitness Programming ROBIN ARZÓN faces obstacles, she leverages powerful tools to use the opportunity to get stronger. Throughout her life, she has honed this superpower: after surviving a hostage situation, Arzón fearlessly left behind a successful law career to build the life of her dreams in the health and wellness space. The New York Times bestselling author of Shut Up And Run faces each new challenge – like the Type 1 Diabetes diagnosis that rocked her world – by reinvesting in her purpose. “We become the stories that we tell ourselves” she told CBS News Person to Person, and Arzón is an expert at rewriting that story. In her high-impact events she motivates audiences of all kinds to ask key questions: What is your why? Why not you? What decisions would you make if you were twice as confidence and twice as strong? Arzón radiates resilience and energizes individuals and organizations looking to boost morale, spark creativity, and bring people together.
Arzón shares the ups and downs of her journey with vulnerability, empowering audiences to focus on setting big goals while focusing on taking one small step at a time. In fact, that’s the mindset she cultivated to transform herself from someone ‘allergic to exercise’ to an ultra-marathoner. Sharing insights and actionable mindset shifts, she offers a MasterClass about mental strength, uplifting audiences and receiving unanimously positive feedback: “Robin was absolutely fantastic. She was so warm and easy to chat with and super inspiring” (SAP NS2), “we had a really great experience from start to finish. Robin Arzon was a great addition to our event and everyone was so thrilled to have her participating in our program” (Tech Data), and “the event was a week ago and our teams are still talking about it. Her engagement was the highest-rated of any” (Google).
VIRTUAL PROGRAMMING: Robin Arzón is interactive and uplifting
Vice President of Fitness Programming and Head Instructor at Peloton ROBIN ARZÓN is providing much-needed inspiration, wellness advice, and interactive virtual programming amid these challenging times. She led the first “Live From Home” Peloton ride, which had over 23,000 members participate during its live streaming, and made headlines in The Wall Street Journal for her creative approach to instruction and exercise amid a quarantine. A master of digital content, Robin's instagram is filled with creative gems, such as her weekly "Hustlers at Home" virtual conversation series, a demo on "How to Create an Effective Vision Board," and accessible at-home cooking tips. Robin was also sought-out for an interview on Good Morning America with her tips on meditation and finding hope and resilience amid the coronavirus.
The New York Times bestselling author of Shut Up And Run, Robin fearlessly left behind a successful law career to embark on new adventures in the health and wellness space. She serves as a global brand ambassador for Adidas, and has successfully become a sought-after partner who connects brands directly to consumers via social media. Her life’s mission is to redefine, reform, and rethink possibility through movement.
New York Times Best-Selling Author, of Shut Up And Run, Robin Arzón, discovered her passion for athletics after healing from a traumatic experience through movement. She fearlessly left behind a successful law career to embark on new adventures in the health and wellness space and has since reinvented herself into an avid ultra-marathon runner and global fitness leader. As Vice President of Fitness Programming and Head Instructor at Peloton, she believes that sweat transforms lives, and her story is living proof.
To date, Robin has run 27 marathons and several ultra-marathons, including five marathons in five days in support of MS research. Her life’s mission is to redefine, reform, and rethink possibility through movement.
In her MasterClass on Mental Strength, Robin teaches members how to turn their inner critic into their inner advocate, by providing them with the critical tools for leveling up to the next area of their life. Greatness is simply the lens through which she operates and she wants others to do the same.
Robin's unapologetic and inspirational ethos has led her to become a highly sought-after keynote speaker for Fortune 500 company events, including Google, Facebook, and Verizon. Her powerful influence and undeniable swagger transcend the fitness space, with major brand partnerships and collaborations at the intersection of wellness, lifestyle, and fashion.
Robin’s first children’s book, Strong Mama (Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, January 11, 2022) was written as a love letter to her daughter Athena about the journey they took on together as training partners, preparing for the most epic endurance event ever - childbirth. Strong Mama teaches kids that self-care is not selfish, and movement is medicine.
In 2020, Robin was named one of the most influential people on Fortune Magazine’s 40 Under 40 list. In 2021, she became the first-ever recipient of Glamour Magazine’s “Daring to Disrupt” Award.
Robin graduated magna cum laude from New York University and Villanova University School of Law. She is a RRCA certified running coach, NASM certified personal trainer, Schwinn spin instructor, certified Pilates instructor and Pre/Post Natal training specialist.