From SoulCycle to soccer, The Young and the Restless star Joshua Morrow’s active lifestyle gives him core values and exercise power.
Reporting by Deanna Barnert
When he isn't breaking hearts and norms in Genoa City as dreamy Nicholas Newman on television's #1 Daytime drama,
Joshua Morrow jumps in the saddle, laces up this soccer cleats, and shoots hoops. While The Young and the Restless fan favorite may spend less time on the outdoor basketball court these days, the active actor is always game for a little friendly competition and plays on several celebrity sports teams that raise money for charity.
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My passion was soccer growing up and I still play twice a week. I still play all my favorite sports. I can't play basketball on outdoor courts like I used to. I played on blacktop courts four days a week for 10 years. The hard courts eat your limbs, so my knees are kind of busted up. But I still wear basketball shorts and a tank-top everyday. If a game breaks out when I walk out of this building, I'll be ready to play!
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Sun and Games
Besides soccer and basketball, I also play tennis and a ton of beach volleyball. During winter, I hit the slopes and go snowboarding. We have great weather out here in Los Angeles!
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I love bananas. I tend to eat pretty healthy for breakfast—I like watermelon and oatmeal. Lunch is typically a salad or sandwich (every other day). I still love sandwiches. I can't give them up.
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Sweat. I like to beat people at things. That's led to my downfall a few times and it can be a detriment to my family, because I love to compete and win. Nick [Newman] hasn't been a winner... so I hope this is his time!