Fit And Fab

Former smoker is addicted to running

Mr Jimmy Hoon Mau Kai did his first half-marathon in December 2016 and his first full marathon a year later. Since then, he has completed nine half-marathons and two full marathons.
Mr Jimmy Hoon Mau Kai did his first half-marathon in December 2016 and his first full marathon a year later. Since then, he has completed nine half-marathons and two full marathons.PHOTO: SAFRA SINGAPORE BAY RUN & ARMY HALF-MARATHON

He started running after bypass surgery in 2013, and has completed two full marathons.

A There is no secret. I just maintain a healthy diet and do regular exercises. Start exercising at a pace that you are comfortable with and you will slowly build up the confidence to do more.

A Yes, for about 11/2 years after my bypass surgery in 2013.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 03, 2018, with the headline 'Former smoker is addicted to running'. Print Edition | Subscribe