You have to trust your body to take care of you.
The oceans are more or less in disrepair. Long Beach really is making an effort to acknowledge this, and that's a great place to start. I'm trying to spread at least the knowledge that it's never too early to take care of our oceans and our environment.
I know what I'm capable of doing. I just want to stay fit and healthy and let my football take care of itself.
When it comes to setting the market values, I let that stuff take care of itself. I know my value in this league, and I know the team appreciates me. I'm going to continue to make myself an indispensable part of this roster. When you do that, when your time comes up to get a contract, you usually get a contract extension.
When I was in college, I learned to really take care of my body and figured out what works best for me and what doesn't work for me when it comes to my nutrition. That helped so much on the field because soccer is such a fitness-oriented game.
It's all about how can you take care of yourself when furthering your life's goals and ambitions, and purpose and whatever you choose - family, career - to maintain a really balanced, whole, healthy outlook.
It's amazing being on tour with a group of 50, but when one person gets sick, it goes through the whole company. We take care of each other - we're well stocked on Mucinex. When everything stays healthy, it's a joyful experience for everyone.
Being as fit as I can, and working as hard as I can, is at the forefront of my mind. The rest will take care of itself.
I think one of the defining moments of adulthood is the realization that nobody's going to take care of you. That you have to do the heavy lifting while you're here. And when you don't, well, you suffer the consequences.
I think if I take care of my body it should continue to work the same way.