Swim, sleep, repeat. We swim from 7 to 8:45 a.m., then do dry-land exercises or weights from 9 to 10. I go home and eat a big breakfast, take a three-hour nap, have a snack for lunch and head back for practice number two.
The not-so-rigorous part. After the second practice, I come back home, lie around until I’m hungry, have dinner, then lie around some more. Pretty glamorous, huh? You may not have known that being a pro athlete comes with the title “professional napper,” as well. Sleeping seems to be a huge part of my day because it’s the quickest way for me to try and recover fast enough for the next practice. I’m lucky I can sleep anywhere — I have slept on a bench at an amusement park when necessary!
(A video from back in 2012)