I love chocolate. I like milk and dark chocolate, but definitely not white.— Alicia Sacramone
The most sensual Alicia Sacramone quotes that will transform you to a better person
As a gymnast, you always wear spandex.
Being a teenager wearing spandex? It was tough accepting how my body looked, especially if there was any weight gain.
I'm a typical college girl; I love to shop and gossip with my roommates about boys and whatnot.
I like that my body is in shape and toned, and isn't too muscular.
I feel I still have a woman's physique.
From what my friends tell me, apparently some guys can be pretty intimidated by me when they find out what I do. I find it funny because I try to be modest and I don't like to talk about gymnastics unless I am asked about it. But my roommates always take on my bragging rights and tell my life story to the guys we meet, which leaves me blushing.
Wake up every day knowing that today is a new day and only you can determine the outcome of that day. So dream big, accept the challenge, and never look back.
I was terrified of vault, like literally I hated it.
I had a fear of running as fast as I could at a solid object, which is I think a normal fear to have because nobody would really want to do that. Once I got over the fear of running into the table I just kind of relaxed and now it's like autopilot. I love it.
I try not to deprive myself of anything. I don't do the low-carb thing or anything like that.
I really want to go back to school and finish up my sociology degree.
I just tell people to listen to your heart.
Anything is possible if you are doing something you love.
I think having the right music can really help you have fun while staying in shape. Make a great playlist that motivates you!
I'm a firm believer in if you work hard you should play hard.
So I try to keep my life as balanced as possible to keep my sanity.
It takes a lot of hard work to achieve your dreams, but nothing in life is easy.
If it's something you really want, go after it!
When you make mistakes during routines, it's not easy getting through them.
It was probably right after I made my comeback - after retiring post-2008 Olympics - when I finally felt more at ease with my body. Being away from the sport helped put things in perspective.
I like to mix up my workouts to keep them fun and interesting.
It makes getting to the gym a lot easier!
Growing up I definitely looked up to Dominique Moceanu.
She was my favorite gymnast and she was on that '96 Olympic team. She was always so fun to watch. I kind of wanted to model my career after hers.
I had ridiculous amounts of energy. Mom's like, you're driving me crazy - do you want to try gymnastics? From the moment I started it, I loved it and it kind of was like storybook from there.
During the week I have workout every day from 9 to noon, then I get to rest, then back to the gym from 4:30 P.M. to 8:30 P.M.
I literally tried every sport and was miserable.
Soccer couldn't hold my attention. I couldn't figure skate. I'm afraid to swim. So I did dance for five years. It came a time where I was getting a little bit bored with it.
I feel blessed to have an opportunity to try out for a second Olympics team and if it doesn't work out, hey I gave it my all.
I got a custom-made silk dress from a Chinese tailor for really cheap.
I sketched it out on a piece of paper, and they took my measurements and made the dress for me in a day!
It was a dream come true for me to be at the Olympics.
Beijing didn't go the way I planned and I would have liked to have performed a little bit better personally. After Beijing that is what stuck in my mind. I want a better Olympic finish.
I would live at the beach if I could, and I love dancing.
When I was trying out for my first Olympics at 16, my family and coaches tried to regulate what I ate. But the stricter they got, the more I rebelled.
And I want a gold medal more than anything.
I just want a gold medal, so that's been pushing me forward.