It’s a Watchmen kind of week!
Starting with Rorschach and finishing up with Nite Owl.
On Rorschach’s article we actually even got to see that him and the second Nite Owl teamed up at one point, which makes these two coming in together on the same week kind of perfect.
And if you didn’t know, the new Watchmen series officially came out on HBO…
Nite Owl Stats:
Weight: 180 lbs.
Real Name: Dan Dreiberg
Nite Owl is actually fairly tall.
Not super tall, but tall enough to be considered average height among male celebs at SHJ.
Vegeta were tied Wolverine for the shortest spot among comic characters we’ve seen at 5’3, prior to the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles coming in at 5’2, (and Gimli even shorter) – but Damian Wayne (Robin) is only 5’4. Goku isn’t that tall either, though, standing only 5’7, with Miles Morales only an inch above him.
We’ve had Superman and Eddie Brock’s Venom at 6’3, and Captain America, Scorpion and Batman at 6’2, and Carnage at 6’1. Thor and Cyborg are towering over them at 6’6, Thanos and King right there with them at 6’7, Bane at 6’8, and Deathstroke right below at 6’5, and Black Manta at 6’4.
But, don’t worry if you’re not the same height or weight range.
We write these routines to be utilized by anyone and everyone.
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Nite Owl Diet and Nutrition
**Keep in mind: this section will be nearly identical for each hero, unless I mentioned differently (for example someone like Hellboy may get something specifically different)**
Every hero needs to still have a good diet.
Unfortunately we can train like them, but I don’t think any of us are suddenly getting their powers, or the ability to magically stop caring about nutrition.
You can’t out train your diet, so I want to still give some pillars for nutrition.
You can start by checking out The Nutrition Pillars on the site, but I’ll break down some more information for you guys as well.
Guys like Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart incorporate 80/20 dieting with big weekly cheat meals, Hugh Jackman, Tom Hopper, Benedict Cumberbatch and Terry Crews utilize intermittent fasting (something I use daily as well), Ariana Grande, Mustafa Shakir and Madelaine Petsch are vegans, Brandon Routh and Frank Grillo opt for paleo, and tons of others utilize their own variations as well.
It’s all about sustainability.
AND, there are a thousand different ways to reach your goals, so finding the most sustainable way is what’s important.
Which is why our Academy utilizes multiple different Nutrition Classes (Greek Gods, Vikings, Spartans, Hunter Gatherers, Monks, Samurais, Minimalists, SuperHumans) to allow people to choose what is right for YOU!
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Nite Owl Workout Routine Research
We’ve made it to “the fun part”.
And, if you don’t know by now, I say that every single time we get to the workout routine research section for character workouts.
This is where I get to break down the “how” and “why” of the workout we’re going to build based on the characters, in this case Nite Owl’s, powers and/or abilities.
Just like we did for Rorschach’s workout research we’ll start with a bit of a bio for Nite Owl from his Wiki Fandom:
Born on September 18, 1940, Daniel Dreiberg was an admire of birds, gadgets, and of superheroes. Dreiberg’s father was a banker who left him a large inheritance, which he used to design and build his crime-fighting gear. Hollis Mason, the original Nite Owl, was his hero and when he retired, Dan wrote to Mason, asking if he could carry on his name. Upon looking at his gear, Mason was too impressed to refuse, and gave Dan the greenlight to start fighting crime in the 1960s. From then, the two men became friends, and met every Saturday at Hollis’ house.
In 1965, Dreiberg (as Nite Owl) successfully debuted and teamed up with fellow costumed adventurer Rorschach to take on organized crime. He supported the idea of costumed vigilantes forming a group to fight crime strategically, but Rorschach and the Comedian rejected the idea. Having already come to understand that his expensive activities were too limited in scope to make any real difference, Dreiberg retired after the passing of the Keene Act on August 3, 1977, although in 1985 he seems to regret his decision to give up crime fighting. Rorschach would later say regarding his retirement, “No staying power.” When not fighting crime, Dreiberg mastered in aeronautics and zoology at Harvard University, contributing scholarly articles to ornithological journals after his retirement in 1977.
And they follow up by telling us all about Nite Owl’s abilities (although you might have got a bit of a preface to it with his bio):
- Genius Level Intellect
- Gadgetry: Dan was the creator of many inventions and crime-fighting technologies, like his “Owlship” ship, and Night Owl weapons.
- Electrical Engineering
- Mechanical Aptitude
- Acrobatics: Dan was an accomplished acrobat, who more often than not, utilized this greatly into his hand-to-hand fighting style.
- Martial Arts: Had studied with several martial arts masters, and can out-fight just about any group of thugs or criminals with his fighting skills alone.
More acrobatics and martial arts for this one!
Looks like we’ll be building another variation of Rorschach’s but with more devotion to mixed martial arts.
Better get ready, because I don’t have any gadgets to help you out!
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Nite Owl Workout Routine
6 days per week
I’m going to build you three days of cardio and calisthenics and then I’m going to give you 3 different mixed martial arts routines from here at SHJ to cycle through for your MMA days. Then I’ll also be giving you a Murph Challenge on one of your weekend days to really step this up a notch and make sure you’re getting your training in enough to complete and scale up on the challenge over time.
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Nite Owl Workout: Sample Workout Schedule
Monday: Cardio and Calisthenics
Tuesday: Mixed Martial Arts Training
Wednesday: Cardio and Calisthenics
Thursday: Mixed Martial Arts Training
Friday: Cardio and Calisthenics
Saturday: Murph Challenge or Rest
Sunday: Murph Challenge or Rest (Choose one day to rest one day to challenge)
Nite Owl Workout: Cardio and Calisthenics
Jog 800 Meters
**Feel free to turn this workout into a bunch of supersets or one giant set!**
Plank to Push Ups
Core (Swap Each Day):
Hanging Leg Raises
Knee Raises w/ Twist
Sit Ups w/ Twist
3×30 seconds each side
Lying Leg Raises
**Swap back and forth.**
Jog 3.1 Miles
20-30 Minutes of Sprints:
Sprint 30 Seconds, Cooldown a Minute and a Half
Nite Owl Workout: Mixed Martial Arts Training
Swap Through These Four Training Days:
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