"I pay attention to my diet to be a healthier gymnast, but I'm not obsessive over it."
"I never worry about diets. The only carrots that interest me are the number you get in a diamond."Shawn Johnson on Mae West
"Vegetables are a must on a diet. I suggest carrot cake, zucchini bread, and pumpkin pie."Shawn Johnson on Jim Davis
"My doctor told me to stop having intimate dinners for four. Unless there are three other people."Shawn Johnson on Orson Welles
"No disease that can be treated by diet should be treated with any other means."Shawn Johnson on Maimonides
"Adopting a new healthier lifestyle can involve changing diet to include more fresh fruit and vegetables as well as increasing levels of exercise."Shawn Johnson on Linford Christie
"We're taught at such a young age that you can always be better and that you're never perfect and that you're never good enough."
"The body is an amazing machine... If you eat the right things your body will perform incredibly well!"
"I had a constant fear, a constant little doubt in my mind: 'OK, I'm getting ready to do my standing back full on beam and I might re-tear my ACL.'"
"I'm doing four hours of gymnastics training a day, six days a week and then an extra two to three hours in a fitness center as well."
"It sounds funny, but the 2008 Olympics were something that just kind of happened, and I was lucky they came at a point when I was uninjured and well prepared. As a gymnast, you can't ask for much more."