Reminiscing on what it takes to be successful in this sport, Cody says a bull rider needs to be strong pound for pound, but not too big. He weighs 162 pounds and is 5’ 8”, a typical size for riding bulls. His workouts consist mainly of cardio work to promote endurance, lifting light weights for strength and an emphasis on flexibility.
If you’re like most athletes, the main limiting factor in achieving your goals is recovery time. After all, you can put mind over matter to eat better and train harder, but you can’t will your body to recover faster.