Yoga is very beneficial for overall health. People from all the age group perform yoga to avail health benefits. Yoga, not only provide physical strength but it also provides peace to the mind. There is no specific time to practice yoga, you can practice it anytime. However, it is recommended that the yoga should be practised in the morning or evening as the body is focused and calm during this time. Moreover, its also recommended practising yoga on an empty stomach. If you practice yoga with empty stomach then you will not feel any inconvenience and will avail more benefits. (Also read: Which fruits and drinks should be consumed after yoga session)
Let’s know why practising yoga on empty stomach is beneficial:
Stop digestion process
If you practice yoga after eating food then the digestion process gets hampered and it also clogs the channels of energy in the body. Moreover, when you practice yoga after eating food than it energy moves towards muscles and stops digestion process.
You feel nauseous, bloated or full of gas if you practice yoga after eating food. This problem will distract you from a yoga session. To avoid these issue always practice yoga on an empty stomach. Moreover, also avoid spicy food as they take a lot of time to digest. (Also read: What are the various foods one must eat before doing yoga)
Cause stomach problem
If you practice yoga with full stomach then it may cause stomach related problem. Many yoga poses put pressure on the stomach and other parts of the digestive system. The pressure can cause damage to digestive tissue.
You can burn more fats
If you practice yoga with full stomach then you will not able to burn fat. If you want to burn fat then you should practice yoga on an empty stomach as it will burn the fat.
So, it is beneficial to practice yoga on an empty stomach. But if you want to eat something before yoga session then you can consume high nutrient bar. This small bar can be easily digested and provide energy during the yoga session. (Also read: What are the Yoga poses to relieve headache)