John Henderson was one in every of many gamers together with Adrian Lewis and Mark McGeeney to make use of the lockdown to drop extra pounds and he has now misplaced 4 stone however has admitted it has affected his throw.
Famed for his rocking movement, the favored Highlander spoke to Darts World and admitted that he did not initially imagine it however when he watched again his World Championship video games, he did see the distinction.
“Everybody was speaking concerning the weight reduction, whether or not it has modified my throw. It hasn’t in my thoughts. However I’ve been wanting again on the Marko Kantele and Jonny Clayton video games on the Ally Pally,” mentioned Henderson to Darts World.
“The rock as I throw the darts doesn’t appear to be as rocking because it usually would. In order that’s one thing I’ve set to work on and I’m placing within the hours proper now.
“All gamers received their very own distinctive model of throw and I’ve received the rock. Wayne Mardle at all times mentioned that when my rock timing is true, I’m one of the best 180 thrower within the sport.
“However he added that sadly that model of throw, if it’s off, it may be ugly. And Wayne mentioned I wouldn’t thoughts him saying that, and I don’t.
“I don’t understand how the rock got here alongside however it’s now simply a part of my throw.
“I’ve spoken to Adrian Lewis and Peter Wright as a result of they’ve beforehand misplaced a number of weight in a brief house of time.
“Peter felt he had modified his throw each so barely. I’ve not accomplished something completely different. I don’t really feel I’ve modified however perhaps that rock is slower so I would like to take a look at it.
“It’s one thing that I’m going to have to look at for and alter extra as I lose extra weight and I’m solely midway to the place I need to be.
“I need to play this sport into my mid-50s so the burden loss is so vital. It’s going to assist my stamina for Professional Excursions once we play six video games in a day.
“Particularly now when the Gamers Championships, throughout this pandemic, have been 5 days on the trot. If you’re to win these Professional Tour days, you have to be fitter, that’s for positive.”