Today we have the current number one-ranked golfer on the PGA Tour, 33-year-old Dustin Johnson, revealing the diet plan and the workout routine he uses now to stay in top shape.
Justin Thomas: I’ve never seen Dustin Johnson ‘that lost’, PGA of America announces its Player of the Year (hint: it's not Dustin Johnson), Dustin Johnson used this simple drill to fix his putting and win $15 million. For dinner, it’s always fish, veggies, and brown rice or quinoa. I’ll do a 20-minute warm-up, and then will train whatever muscle group we’re focused on that day. How do you look out for signs of overtraining? Considering that Johnson spends hours in the gym and on the course, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that he burns anywhere from 4,000 to 6,000 calories per day. Before settling down at BroBible, Douglas Charles, a graduate of the University of Iowa (Go Hawks), owned and operated a wide assortment of websites. What were some of the immediate changes you noticed? For the top-ranked man on the planet, a "rest day" still means 30 minutes of cardio. 1 golfer in the world, that just doesn’t cut it. Afterwards, I’ll stretch. The important lesson here is that your diet has a huge impact on your performance. Working hard in the gym gives me confidence that when I’m on the course, even if it’s been a long day out there, I can know that I’m going to feel the same when I finish as I did when I started. If you’re too tired in the middle of your workout, stop. Instead, he says, “The training just needs to be consistent.” We caught up with Johnson during a recent shoot for BodyArmor Lyte sports drink, with whom he maintains a partnership, to discuss his no-days-off approach to training; Tiger Woods’ role in making golf cool; and what steps the sport can take to make itself more appealing and accessible to casual fans everywhere. It can also be an egg white omelet, maybe with some quinoa. After I finished the year and wasn’t happy with the way my training was going, I felt that getting on a schedule was something I could improve off the golf course. That means no cookies, ice cream, or other delicious, but bad-for-you foods.
It was never consistent.
He is also one of the few White Sox fans out there and thinks Michael Jordan is, hands down, the GOAT. What do your workouts look like during the week? These days, pros like Woods, Johnson, McIlroy, Koepka, and others utilize special diet plans and customized workout programs to help them be competitive on Tour. The sport's conventional wisdom was that time in the weight room meant less time on the driving range, and as aficionados of John Daly’s on-course antics know well, golfers were the guys with whom you might grab a burger and a beer—not perfectionists concerned with executing their next set of dynamic warm-ups. GQ may earn a portion of sales from products that are purchased through our site as part of our Affiliate Partnerships with retailers. Losing so much water can be detrimental to his body physically and mentally, which is why Johnson relies on BodyArmor to stay hydrated throughout his rounds. Afterwards, I’ll stretch.
That would be my snack afterwards. Now, I have a chef who travels with me about 10 times a year, which helps me get what I need when I need it. There was a time where few people would dare consider using the term “world-class athlete” and “golfer” in the same breath. She told Dustin … Before the golf course, I eat an almond butter-and-jelly sandwich. For dinner, it’s always fish, veggies, and brown rice or quinoa. No golfer exemplifies this trend better than Dustin Johnson, who recently became the fifth man in history to hold the top spot in the Official World Golf Rankings for a full calendar year. While you don’t have to go as far as copying DJ’s diet, which is designed for an elite athlete, consider how your diet translates to achieving your goals. Midday PB&J sandwich GoMacro bar "here and there" 2 shakes mid-round or every 6 holes. If I’m not feeling it, we’ll modify a workout accordingly. It started to become a cool towards the end of my high school years, and that’s largely because of him. He was the first member of our generation to bring the gym into play. For me, working out has as much to do with the mental aspect as it does the physical benefits. Push Progression: 2-3 sets of 8-10 reps At-Home Version: Drop to the ground and … off the course. Breakfast is usually oatmeal, and blueberries, raspberries, or strawberries. Paulina Gretzky family. Tour Confidential: Can anyone beat Dustin Johnson at Winged Foot? I’ve always been good with nutrition, but the more you work out, the more you learn. He put golf on the map in a lot of ways, and made it cool for everyone to play. I also started paying more attention to hydration. GOLF.com and GOLF Magazine are published by EB GOLF MEDIA LLC, a division of 8AM GOLF, Dustin Johnson is more meticulous about his diet than you’d think, Johnson is one of the more athletic people, Dustin Johnson explains why he hits a fade — and how it helps his game, 8 things I'm doing to keep my game sharp this offseason. Before he gets to the golf course, he eats an almond butter and jelly sandwich.
You won’t see many John Dalys or Craig Stadlers on the PGA Tour these days. Ad Choices, The Real-Life Diet of Dustin Johnson, The World’s Most Jacked Golfer. “Athletes like Tiger, Dustin, Rory [McIlroy], Brooks [Koepka], and Adam [Scott] have helped us all with the notion that golfers shouldn’t be afraid of overtraining,” says Joey Diovisalvi, Johnson’s trainer.
I take in lots of fluids throughout the day—a ton of water, and a few of the BodyArmor Lyte drinks, too. Usually, my rest days are Sundays, or if I’m traveling, the travel day is the rest day. I still feel that we’re in a good place right now, though. Peep these workouts…. Given the amount of time I’m working out and on the course, staying hydrated is critical for me. Because Johnson loses so much out on the course, he eats 5 perfectly balanced meals a day that reflect his high-protein diet and hydration needs. What is your opinion about those in the older generation who criticize younger golfers for spending too much time in the gym?
What do your workouts look like during the week? If I have an afternoon tee time, I’ll train in the morning, but I’ll still go in two hours before I play and do another warm-up, just to get my body loose and ready to go. What He Eats. After golf, if I have my chef with me, I’ll have a bowl of quinoa, veggies, chicken, or fish.
So how does he fuel up? I still try and get something in, though, whether it’s 30 minutes on the bike, or a little cardio session. Check out the rest of Johnson’s interview with GQ where he discusses what a rest day consists of for him, how he watches out for signs of overtraining, his thoughts on criticism from the older generation with regard to … That would be my snack afterwards. Speaking to Christopher Cason of GQ, DJ, who just became only the fifth golfer (since the rankings were created in 1986) to hold the hold the number one ranking for 52 straight weeks, spilled the beans on what he eats and how he works out. After golf, if I have my chef with me, I’ll have a bowl of quinoa, veggies, chicken, or fish. getting ready for a solid week in Dallas #byronnelsonclassic, A post shared by Dustin Johnson (@djohnsonpga) on May 15, 2017 at 1:37pm PDT. Playing on a hot summer day at a course like East Lake, Johnson loses up to two gallons of water, making hydration key to his success. If I have an afternoon tee time, I’ll train in the morning, but I’ll still go in two hours before I play and do another warm-up, just to get my body loose and ready to go. While it helps that Johnson is one of the more athletic people on the planet — you’ve likely heard by now that he can dunk a basketball and free dive from over 50 feet in open water — there’s a lot that goes into keeping him healthy. Dustin Johnson’s PGA Tour Workout Chest, Shoulders, and Core.
There are basically no days off for the 32-year-old, who is used to training six days a week—and for whom a "rest day" still means 30 minutes of cardio, at the very least. A perfectly balanced breakfast for DJ looks something like this: Oatmeal pancake Blueberries Strawberries 6 egg whites with vegetables 1 BodyArmor SportWater alkaline water I hired a chef through the Masters about five years ago, and I really liked her and learned a lot from her—she worked with the Atlanta Falcons, and with a lot of other athletes, too.
It all depends on my tee times, but I’ll usually be in the gym for two hours before I tee off. Dustin Johnson had a three-round stretch in mid-July when he posted 80-80-78.
Breakfast is usually oatmeal, and blueberries, raspberries, or strawberries. I’ll do a 20-minute warm-up, and then will train whatever muscle group we’re focused on that day. They are … During tournament play, do you adjust the intensity level of your workouts? I think that’s when you get into overtraining—you get hurt when you try and push through fatigue. It’s just become a more athletic sport. But the actual workouts during the offseason are pretty much the same ones we do during the year. It can also be an egg white omelet, maybe with some quinoa. I think a lot of that has to do with Tiger. It all depends on my tee times, but I’ll usually be in the gym for two hours before I tee off.
Especially with all this young talent, we’re bringing a lot of interest back to the game of golf. I hired a chef through the Masters about five years ago, and I really liked her and learned a lot from her—she worked with the Atlanta Falcons, and with a lot of other athletes, too. GQ: What led to your decision to begin working with Joey? But behind the scenes, there’s a lot to his preparation that allows him to put on a show week after week. Here’s a little bit of what Johnson had to say…. All rights reserved. Paulina Gretzky, the blooming model, daughter of renowned hockey player, Wayne Gretzky and fiancee of famous golfer Dustin Johnson has joined the list of new moms who shed off their post pregnancy weight pretty quickly. I take in lots of fluids throughout the day—a ton of water, and a few of the BodyArmor Lyte sports drinks, too. How did your diet change when you began working with Joey? Copyright © 2008-2020 BroBible.
As Johnson’s performance coach Joey “D” Diovisalvi puts it, “If you’re thirsty, it’s too late.”. For me, it doesn’t vary, whether I’m training on the road or at home. For dinner, it’s always fish, veggies, and brown rice or quinoa.
If we could get the process down to three hours, maybe more people would go out and play 18 holes.