Jake Gyllenhaal Training Routine For Southpaw Movie

Jake Gyllenhaal Training Routine For Southpaw Movie

You know guys around the world are going to be wanting to know what workout routine Jake Gyllenhaal used to get that killer body for his latest film, ‘Southpaw’. I mean who wouldn’t want to look like that at 34 years old.

To play the part of boxing champion Billy “The Great” Hope, Jake was asked by director Antoine Fuqua to go the distance and take on the true physic of a fighter by hitting the gym, everyday! Not just once, but twice a day – even on Sunday.

Jake Gyllenhaal workout video

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The Weinstein Company released a behind the scenes training video for Southpaw this month, with Jake and Antoine discussing the unique relationship they shared, to get the actor in tip top shape for his upcoming role.

Watch “SOUTHPAW” – Training Behind The-Scenes With Jake Gyllenhaal below:

Southpaw Workout Routine:

1) Get access to a professional boxing gym.
2) Set aside two three hour sessions to workout a day, everyday.
3) Maintain this schedule for six straight months without fail.
4) Fill your routine with everything you hate: Pull ups, sit ups, running, squatting and flipping a 200 lb tire across the floor.

Who said actors don’t work?

Southpaw Movie Synopsis:

From acclaimed director Antoine Fuqua (TRAINING DAY) and screenwriters Kurt Sutter (“Sons of Anarchy”), SOUTHPAW tells the riveting story of Billy “The Great” Hope, reigning Light Heavyweight Boxing Champion of the World (Academy Award® nominee Jake Gyllenhaal). Billy Hope seemingly has it all with an impressive career, a beautiful and loving wife (Rachel McAdams), an adorable daughter (Oona Laurence) and a lavish lifestyle. When tragedy strikes and his lifelong manager and friend (Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson) leaves him behind, Hope hits rock bottom and turns to an unlikely savior at a run-down local gym: Tick Willis (Academy Award® winner Forest Whitaker), a retired fighter and trainer to the city’s toughest amateur boxers. With his future riding on Tick’s guidance and tenacity, Billy enters the hardest battle of his life as he struggles with redemption and to win back the trust of those he loves. (©TWC)

Southpaw opens in theaters July 24th.

Photo: Top JAKE GYLLENHAAL stars in SOUTHPAW by © Scott Garfield

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