One of the most compelling aspects of Batman is that he, unlike the vast majority of fictional superheroes, is not the possessor of some kind of mutant, magical, supernatural, alien or what-have-you superhuman ability to defy the laws of physics. Along with Marvel Comics’ Iron Man, he is basically a very gifted and dedicated mortal human who has tempered his own iron into steel.
So… Could it be done? Given the time and resources, could one truly become Batman? I just caught wind of this book coming out soon delving into that very question, written by a professor trained in kinesiology and neuroscience: