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EP270: The 100 Mile Race – An Inspiring Story About Perseverance, Determination, & Grit (Part 1)

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Armando Cruz has been a friend of Alex’s for over 30+ years and leads a very inspiring life. He is a best-selling author, investor, a men’s mentor, and has recently completed a 100 mile race! Armando details his experience on the show and offers tips and advice on how to keep a habit, a goal, a wish, consistent. This is only part one of a two-part episode, so keep an eye for next Monday’s podcast!


Key Takeaways:

  • Happy 2019!!!
  • Armando just completed a 100 mile race (and this is the story leading up to this EPIC Race!)
  • Armando helps men live, create, and fulfill their legacy.
  • This has been one of the most memorable podcasts Alex has ever recorded.
  • Alex and Armando have been friends for over 30 years!
  • How did Armando get into sports and entrepreneurship?
  • Is there enough evidence based on your actions to ‘convict’ you on your goals, dreams, and desires?
  • For Armando, it all started with 6 habits (and they are revealed in this episode).
  • Armando set a goal to write 50 words a day and he is now a bestselling author on Amazon!
  • Armando outlines his running and exercise routine and how it got him to run 100 miles.
  • How does Armando put himself in the mindset so he’s able to enjoy the process/journey, and not just the destination?
  • Your brain understands how to answer questions, but it doesn’t do very well with statements. So ask yourself the questions on how to achieve your goal.
  • What kind of doubts did Armando have before the race?
  • Armando details his experience leading up to the race.
  • Stay tuned for part 2!!!


Mentioned in This Episode:

Connect with Armando Cruz:


Book Recommendation:

The Legacy Code: Modern Man’s Guide to Escape Obscurity & Live a Life Unleashed, by Armando Cruz



“If you don’t embrace the journey, you’re going to be suffering for a lot longer.”

“Who do I have to become to enjoy this journey?”

“From when I started the 6 habits to when I raced 100 miles, it was almost 900 days that I had been building up to this.”

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