Laurie Hernandez is already making ready for Toyko 2020!
That is proper, and the 17-year-old gymnastics star is telling us precisely what she’s been as much as and the way she’s preparing for what’s to return.
“There actually isn’t any typical day since daily is completely different. I do a variety of touring with coaching in between. I get pleasure from that every day brings one thing new, however I ensure I get my exercises in and am consuming proper,” she tells E! Information.
And since consuming proper and ensuring she’s fueling her physique with all that she wants for the grueling coaching classes, Hernandez can also be telling us all about how she begins her day.
“I am all the time busy and want one thing that offers me vitality all through the day. That is the place scrambled eggs are available in – they’re certainly one of my favourite meals to make myself,” she explains. “Eggs are a dietary powerhouse with one giant egg containing 6 grams of high-quality protein, so it is a simple, scrumptious and nutritious means for me to remain glad. I additionally ensure to include different nutritious meals, resembling lean protein, greens, fruits and entire grains.”
The gymnast is partnering with the American Egg Board to seek for this yr’s unbelievable child.
“Rising up, my dad and mom all the time supported me and my goals. Not solely did this assist me attain my full potential, however it additionally made me really feel particular every step of the best way. So, I do know firsthand that unbelievable children needs to be acknowledged!” she says. “The You are Unimaginable As a result of… The competition goals to have fun children participating in social good initiatives of their faculties and communities, excelling in sports activities or extra-curricular actions, elevating cash for these in want and extra.”
Even together with her hectic schedule, Hernandez nonetheless tries to remain involved together with her teammates from the 2016 Rio Olympics.
“I’ve actually tried to communicate with them, however we’re all so busy with touring and a few with coaching. I do hope there’s a reunion within the works quickly since I miss all of them!” she says.
In the course of the summer time video games, the Dancing With the Stars‘ champion saved her dad and mom and siblings by her aspect. She tells us that nothing has modified, and so they’re nonetheless an important a part of her profession.
“My household performs a giant function in shaping me as an individual and as an athlete,” she explains. “They’ve helped me keep formidable and proceed to push me to attain my goals. With out them, I could not have performed something I’ve completed to date.”