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“Do just once what others say you can’t do, and you will never pay attention to their limitations again.”

-James Cook

Meet Wim Hof. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wim_Hof#Feats

Just your regular run-of-the-mill Dutchman, except for the fact that he held the world record for being immersed in an ice bath for the longest time, he climbed Everest and ran a marathon in the Arctic circle wearing only a pair of shorts, and ran a marathon in the Namib Desert without a drop of water. He also claimed that these feats “were easy”. How, you ask?

With intense concentration and meditation, Wim Hof has become able to exhibit a rarely-seen ability to control his own immune response and autonomic nervous system. An article I read (link below post) goes into detail about how he was the only test subject out of 240 other people who was able to suppress his immune response when administered an…

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