1. Turn down the volume –
be sure that you can hear the traffic (horns)
2. Always hydrate yourself –
even on cooling days, drinking of water before and after exercise is a must.
3. Fuel up before running –
make sure your body has enough carbohydrate to burn
4. Antixodants to fight off air pollution
5. Proper warm up
6. Prepare for terrain –
different terrain requires different footwear. Be sure to have the correct shoes for the correct workout
7. Steer clear of traffic
8. Keep hill work on a level plane –
Hill work are great for training. But include them gradually to get the best workout improvements as well as to avoid injury.
9. Run with a partner –
wear reflective apparel or light coloured top if running at night. Choose an area that you are familiar with.
prepared and written by Zac Leow