The Limits Of Batman

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“It’s not who I am underneath but what I do that defines me” -Batman. A childhood hero to many people, Batman has been a character to shatter reality from behind the walls of fiction. This superhero gives hope to people and challenges the ideology the we’re only human. Batman defies the very limits of what society believes humans have. To understand whether Batman’s limits can be reached in reality, one must understand the process in which Batman went through to become Batman. Given what Batman had at his disposal, the idea of a person achieving the same level as Batman is not so far-fetched. Now, Batman did not magically just appear from thin air. What drives him to do what he does? Tragedy. Batman before Batman was a normal rich boy named…show more content…
Tummo meditation allows Bruce to limit the required oxygen needed to survive. He gained the ability to have complete control over his mental functions. If need be, he learned to slip into a coma to conserve energy. Bruce even has control over his body temperature. This technique can allow the altering of metabolic rates. This is an actual technic used by a man who ran a marathon in 40 degrees Celsius without a drop of water. This man lost 14 pounds during the run and was perfectly fine afterwards, excluding the bruising of his feet from the worn-out…show more content…
It established that Batman could bench 1 thousand pounds (454 kg) and leg press 2.5 thousand pounds (1,134 kg). The weight provided is on par with the world records for both respective exercises’. Being able to do this and still be fast and agile enough to keep up with the fastest athletes in the world. In the book “Becoming Batman: the Possibility of a Superhero” it is hypothesized the workout is possible given a determined trainer, 4,000 calories a day, 20 years, an insane sleeping schedule, and a strict study and workout schedule (Zehr, 2008). However, many fitness experts believe that this workout would basically kill a person. So far nothing stated above seems impossible for someone to do in reality, as long as that person has the necessary resources to achieve the same level as Batman. Until it is brought to light that everything he did after leaving the FBI was done in only 5 years. Bruce came back to his home in Gotham, and became Batman, at the age of 25. How did he achieve so much in so little time? Bruce adopted the Uberman sleep
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