Fitness

9 common mistakes runners make

You may have signed up for multiple events, such as the Shape Run (above), but you should not skip rest days or risk fatigue or even injury.
You may have signed up for multiple events, such as the Shape Run (above), but you should not skip rest days or risk fatigue or even injury.PHOTO: SPH MAGAZINES

Running is a great way to break a sweat and get your body moving. Plus, all you've got to do is put on a pair of running shoes and head out. While running may zap lots of energy, there are some things you can avoid doing to ease the fatigue. Here are common mistakes that are making running more tiring than it actually is.

• This article first appeared in www.shape.com.sg, Singapore's leading fitness and wellness site for women

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on April 07, 2019, with the headline '9 common mistakes runners make'. Print Edition | Subscribe