Footage From Jake Gyllenhaal’s Grueling Workout Routine That Got Him Ripped For Road House

Posted March 25, 2024 by with 10 comments

Sure, he could’ve worn a tank top or a t-shirt while doing all of this, but where’s the fun in that?

jake61 Thank you to Jake Gyllenhaal for being shirtless for most of the jerk off exercise video below, which documents how he got in shape for the new Road House movie (which I still plan on watching—it’s on Amazon Prime now). It feels insane that someone with this hot of a face can also have this hot of a body, but I’m eternally grateful for him regardless.

I don’t just want him to punch me, I need him to punch me.


Knock me the fuck out.


I feel like I’m gonna pass out.

The video:

Not related to the exercise video or Road House, but in looking at my Blu-ray/DVD collection (yes, I cherish my physical media collection and add to it regularly—nothing you watch on a streaming service is actually yours to keep), I realized that I have almost every movie that Jake Gyllenhaal has ever been in, and he’s among the best actors of the last 30 years. My top 10:

10. The Day After Tomorrow (yes, a corny popcorn movie, but still fun)
9. Source Code
8. Everest
7. Spider-Man: Far From Home (the only Marvel movies I like are the Spider-Man ones)
6. Zodiac
5. Prisoners (long before Dune, Denis Villeneuve made this extremely dark but gripping thriller)
4. Brokeback Mountain
3. Donnie Darko (one of the greatest indie films ever made, which coincidentally featured both Gyllenhaal and original Road House star Patrick Swayze)

2. Nocturnal Animals (this would’ve ranked at #1 if Jake were in it more; as it is, this is one of the best movies of the century)

1. Nightcrawler (the most embarrassing humiliation at the 2015 Oscars was Gyllenhaal not being nominated for this)

The Nocturnal Animals and Nightcrawler trailers, ICYMI:

(Rene Russo should’ve been nominated, too.)

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