The more colorful the food, the better. I try to add color to my diet, which means vegetables and fruits.
It's important to just kind of get away from your sport until you miss it. It's about taking time to enjoy other aspects of life or learn new things. It helps rejuvenate.
I would like to instill in people just to work hard. As long as they keep at it, their dreams will happen.
I don't want to be put on a pedestal. I want to be known as a nice and normal person, but my skills are a little more excelled.
I'm stronger than I think I am. Mentally, physically.
I know when things are going to get me a little nervous, because nervous to me feels good.
My biggest goal for the future is motherhood.
Over the years, I've made many sacrifices to win two Olympic gold medals and put together winning streaks that will never be broken.
If you maintain a healthy diet, or at least are smart about your food choices, you'll still see the pounds come off.
I'm an avid animal lover. When I was 16, I wanted to be a vet or a zookeeper. I grew up with animals. At one time we had between five and eight dogs in the house, with four cats. We're menagerie people.
If there are fresh-baked chocolate chip cookies on the table, I won't say no to those. Soy sauce is another one, even though it's awful - it's so high in sodium.
I think the most surprising thing about the Olympics would be the amount of interaction and partying that goes on behind the scenes. They have nightclubs at the Olympic Village. It's like college all over again.
I used to hate planks, because I could only hold them for about 20 seconds. I'll never be like, 'Yeah, I'm so excited to do planks!' but I find that I don't hate them as much anymore.
She had a hit for every syllable: 'Don't. You. Ever. Talk. To. Me. Like. That. Ever. Again.' That was the last time I ever talked back to Mom.
My favorite power food is Greek yogurt and honey.
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