Hallway Fights Take Energy

“Hallway Fights Take Energy” is the title of this post, but a more accurate one is “All About Saving Enough Energy to Save the Kid at the End of a Hallway.”

I LOVE great fight stunts and choreography, but, having studied exercise physiology, I can’t help the part of my brain that says “he should be fatigued by this point.” That’s why one of my favorite fight scenes is in Netflix Daredevil’s season one, episode 2 hallway fight. We see our masked hero fight his way down a hallway to rescue a kid, and, by the time he reaches the door at the end of the hall, he is struggling to stay standing and generate the energy to take down the last couple of goons.

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