How to run injury-free

Running is fast becoming one of the most popular forms of exercise – nearly 2 million Aussies have taken up the habit as an easy way to get fit.

It’s popularity is partially down to its convenience– all you need is a pair of shoes and maybe a running buddy, and you’re good to go. Running has been something we as humans have been doing for hundreds of years, but just because we have evolved to run doesn’t mean we’re necessarily running correctly.

Half of all adults who run regularly get injured each year, so what can you do to reduce injury?

Ellen Leabeater has more.

Enoch Lam – Running Coach, OneBody Health+Fitness
Dr Lee Wallace – Sports Science Lecturer, University of Technology Sydney

Image: Brett Lohmeyer on Flickr.

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