Great news! Shockingly, the shoe companies have been feeding us hype for decades. All you have to do to pick out the right running shoe is choose the one that is most comfortable. Science is awesome when it discovers stuff I already agree with! Link.
Just as you should always ask your pharmacist “can I drink with that?”, you should always ask a dietician “can I have bacon with that?”
Brian wants to know how long he should taper for his 5k. For those of you who aren’t familiar with the concept, “tapering” means wimping out and not running as much as you should. I don’t recommend it. If it made sense to run 10*800 at face-melting pace three weeks ago, then why not do it the night before your race?