EPISODE 63: Flexibility Tips, Caffeine & Yoga Breaks
Do you need to become a vegetarian to be flexible? No. A lot of yoga students find that animal-based proteins, they take longer to digest. That’s not necessarily a good or a bad thing, but a lot of yoga students end up becoming vegetarian. One of the reasons they do it, aside from the moral and ethical stuff, is they like to practice with an empty stomach, and plant-based foods tend to digest more quickly. So a lot more issues to think about than just that, if you’re considering it. But that’s one of the reasons you do not need to become vegetarian. I have colleagues who eat lots of meat and they are very flexible as well. In my experience, a lot of people find it’s helpful.
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