Venus Williams Has the Best Trick for a Budge-Proof Ponytail
For the tennis legend and clothing designer, life is one big workout. “Most people get up, take a shower, and go to work,” Williams says. “I get up and go sweat.” After hitting the court for practice, she does cardio and strengthening exercises. The full-body routine is a daily must. “When I’m not working out, I feel weird,” she says, “like I’m cheating.”
VIDEO: How to Serve: A Lesson From Venus Williams
Even her free time is productive. During “off” hours she creates pieces for her activewear line, EleVen, which features fashion-forward silhouettes made with comfortable, breathable fabrics. “I do a lot of drawing and sketching,” she says. “If I have time, I’ll watch a movie. That to me is luxurious.”
But don’t expect her to slow down anytime soon because, as Williams says, “pressure is a privilege.” Below, check out the mood-boosting moves that keep her on track.