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Jake Gyllenhaal’s Training Ethic For “Southpaw” Is Intimidating

Jake Gyllenhaal's Training Ethic For “Southpaw” Is Intimidating

So here’s the deal: In order to get in tip-top shape forSouthpaw, Jake Gyllenhaal spent EIGHT months training his heart out two times a day, EVERY DAY. And here’s the footage that will make you feel things.

You ready for the man bun-sanity?

Can You Get Through Watching Jake Gyllenhaal Training For "Southpaw" Without Feeling Things?

Did we forget to mention, director Antoine Fuqua trained with him as the cherry on top of the sweaty sundae?

Can You Get Through Watching Jake Gyllenhaal Training For "Southpaw" Without Feeling Things?

Gyllenhaal did multiple speed bag drills repeatedly to help him nail the perfect punch and “look” like a boxer.

Can You Get Through Watching Jake Gyllenhaal Training For "Southpaw" Without Feeling Things?

He also lifted a 300-pound tire 20 times, just ‘cause, you know, arms and legs.

Can You Get Through Watching Jake Gyllenhaal Training For "Southpaw" Without Feeling Things?

Oh, and he also did 1,000 sit-ups and 100 pull-ups a day.

Can You Get Through Watching Jake Gyllenhaal Training For "Southpaw" Without Feeling Things?

Not to mention, his cardio routine was absolute insanity which included eight-mile runs and countless minutes of pure death on the VersaClimber.

Can You Get Through Watching Jake Gyllenhaal Training For "Southpaw" Without Feeling Things?

As an incredible result, the actor gained 15 pounds of pure, beautiful muscle.

Can You Get Through Watching Jake Gyllenhaal Training For "Southpaw" Without Feeling Things?
 

Looks like hard work pays off.

Can You Get Through Watching Jake Gyllenhaal Training For "Southpaw" Without Feeling Things?

 

 

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