Bryson DeChambeau revealed in a podcast show that his dramatic physical transformation has caused him serious health problems. He warns those who would be tempted to follow his example as he tries to find a healthier diet today.
In 18 months, between 2020 and 2021, Bryson DeChambeau gained nearly 30 kilos of muscle to become one of the most powerful players on the golf planet. But today, at 29, the winner of the 2020 US Open regrets having taken this path.
He explained it in the podcast 5 Clubs. The side effects of his drastic change in diet put his health at risk. I was starting to feel weird, my gut was in bad shape and I had to switch to a completely healthy diet. BDC admits he was forced to switch back to something healthier and as a result he lost weight.
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“I had major mood swings,” says DeChambeau. I ate things that were not good for my digestive system. Foods to which I was very sensitive and finally? it got to the point where it was a little too much.
» Second in the Long Drive championship and now a LIV Golf player, DeChambeau has not won a tournament since March 2021. A decline that has been accompanied by several injuries. “I ate badly for almost a year and a half and I was starting to feel weird, my gut was in bad shape and I had to adopt completely healthy eating habits.
I called a nutritionist". If the adopted Texan remains convinced that becoming physically stronger is important, he seems to have realized that it is necessary to respect his body. Bryson James Aldrich DeChambeau (born September 16, 1993) is an American golfer.
As an amateur he won the NCAA Division I Championship and the U.S. Amateur in 2015; with the victory of the U.S. Open in 2020 became the third golfer in history to have achieved these three titles after Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods.
He has been nicknamed "The Scientist" for his analytic play method. His sticks are specially designed for his characteristics: the grips are narrower than usual and all the irons are the same length. In 2020 he became the player capable of driving the greatest distances on the PGA Tour.