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Stick around with if -- feel like you want to get even more fit because joining us now is Alex Morgan.
Who has been training really hard and already had great success at nationals a part of the US national soccer team Alex welcome.
Thanks Jamie for having me are we're all doing our best to stay in shape but nobody does it -- like a potential Olympian.
What what's your secret really to I think your sport in particular require such stamina.
What can you tell us that we might be able to do near what -- that we are.
Well you actually I mean you don't need to be an Olympian attain -- -- For me it's it's really important to just.
Watch here watch your diet being physical shape and always have the motivation whether that's he has self motivation -- looking out to others -- motivation friends and family.
Those are the three biggest -- I say the same shape although that's probably not enough to get us in this hurts her Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue which you actually can blame.
Did you have to train specifically for that.
-- And you know I I did not change for the on all.
I really wanted to send the message out that no matter what body type -- woman has he should felt comfortable on your own skin.
So I'm there was really no preparation for a sports are -- But at the same time I'm -- her.
On a break -- soccer I at that time I was already preparing for Olympics.
Even though I did issue you know quite a few months back south.
It's it's always preparation for something what's your prediction for the women's team.
Oh wow well and you know coming off of the silver medal at the world cap you know.
We definitely want a little better revenge going into -- -- sound.
Japan China -- a target on their backs and and we're looking at them right now so we're we're really excited to get into the Olympics to get to lend it to get the game started and you know we're hoping and he's standing on top of the podium.
Happen at London.
We're hoping for you to and that's it -- I was gonna ask you who you see is the toughest rival.
How young were you when you knew you love the game a soccer.
I really is you know probably.
-- 67 and eight years old I was -- I think I was.
Probably a -- and years old or something around there were -- during the 99 World Cup and that.
-- motivated me so since saying you know soccer was a passion of mine and I knew I wanna make a career out of it.
It's such a fun sport and it's so incredible to watch the women on the team.
But do you understand why kids today aren't as interested in being physically active because there is an obesity crisis in our nation and obviously that's a sport.
Where you can really be in peak physical.
And emotional condition because it's fine it's challenging it's competitive and there's an awful lot of movement.
It is fine and competitive.
And you know it's simply helps me live a more active -- salad.
You know a diet is still imploring.
You know for referred training on the -- for being ready getting yourself ready to train on the field -- You can't he can't have you know he can't lack on the diet part for me as -- brand ambassador for DNC it's -- -- -- me to get that.
You know the right supplements and vitamins firm my nutritional mean -- something that I really like.
To drink is -- total lean shaking out really helps support muscle mass.
And -- healthy metabolism so it's little things like that that you can't substituting your diet to help be a little bit more healthy.
Well I see behind you hydration that was speaking I -- probably I'm guessing three pound.
Dumb bells which are far below anything that you probably -- But a good reminder that spring training for women is really important how differently does the woman's team.
Train then a men's soccer team.
I mean I wouldn't say that training is much different you know we know we have to get him into and we have to wait left -- -- have been more than.
Three pound weights that.
We stopped doing -- left.
I'm you know -- out on the field every day for her.
You know 2345.
Video sessions and meetings so it's really not much different -- -- -- -- at all right Alex Morgan we wish you good luck will be cheering you from the sidelines whether he -- are on the other side of the pond good luck.
We know you'll make us proud.
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