Simone Biles is showing off her toned abs on the cover of Health magazine as she opens up about how seeing a psychologist helped her ‘get in tune’ with herself.
The gymnast, who models a mix of athletic wear and designer pieces in the July/August issue, spoke candidly about the precautions she takes to combat burnout and injury as she prepares for the Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo.
‘I do regular athletic massages and ice massages. I also use compression boots and take Epsom-salt baths,’ she said, ‘And I see my athletic doctor every Friday for a check-in.’Biles, 24, models a mix of sporty athletic wear and designer pieces in the spread featured in Health’s July/August issue
In the gymnast’s cover interview,
she detailed the self-care routine she follows to ensure she is mentally and physically prepared for the Tokyo Olympics
While she struggled with a ‘whirlwind of emotions’ after the Olympics were postponed due to COVID-19, she said she ‘just knew [she’d] be ready’
The gold medal-winner gets regular massages, takes Epsom-salt baths, and uses compression boots in addition to seeing her athletic doctor every Friday
Biles also shared that used to see a psychologist once every other week, which helped her ‘get in tune’ with herself and lessened her anxiety