Couldn’t stand the slaughter of animals: Djokovic reveals why he's a vegan



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Couldn’t stand the slaughter of animals: Djokovic reveals why he's a vegan

It has been a vivid and glittering night for the Serbian on Sunday who is crowned with an eighth Australian Open title to make headway into 2020. The young flairs had again failed to break the sequel of the trios with 13 last Grand Slam titles shared by Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic.

Although Djokovic’s vegan diet was well-known and he had been hanging in to it for more than four years and a half, over the course of this year’s Australian Open, Djokovic unfurled he came under sheer scrutiny because of his diet that was completely vegan.

The 32-year-old worlds’ No. 2 had also added many people doubted whether he could go on with a vegan diet including those of his closest. However, following his fourth-round victory, adding his diet was based on a higher ethical goal and religious grounds while he could barely stand what was happening to the animals across the world, Djokovic said later last month, “I'm very pleased to be plant-based and play at this level for the last four and a half years.

There's been a lot of criticism, people around me didn't really think that I could do that, there was a lot of doubt and question marks, I've been through different phases of adapting to the new lifestyle. ” "It is a lifestyle, not just a diet, because you have the ethical reasons as well, being conscious of what is happening in the animal world, the slaughtering of animals and farming and everything, that there is also a huge impact on climate change that people maybe don't talk about as much.

It's more than a performance reason for me, it's a lifestyle, it's an approach, it's something that I'm really proud of and hopefully that community grows even more. ” “Hopefully I can inspire other athletes that it is possible to be plant-based and to recover well, to have strength, to have muscles.

I'm not a weightlifter, of course, but I do have an optimal balance between the strength and power and speed... Nothing seems to be missing. I'll keep enjoying that. ”