On May 6, 2017, Nike and a team of runners attempted to break the elusive 2 hour marathon barrier, which has never been done before. This was known as the Breaking2 Project, and Robby Ketchell played an integral role in its development as a sports scientist. Today on the podcast, we’re having a slightly different conversation than normal and delve into the world of running performance with Robby and lead Nike physiologist Brett Kirby to talk about Breaking2 and what went into creating this project. It’s a very fascinating conversation, and one that can be applied to any sport that involves optimizing human performance.
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