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Michael B. Jordan Knows What It’s Like to Work Out at the Gym Just for the Sake of Movie Posters: ‘Sometimes It Becomes a Job’

Michael B. Jordan Knows What It’s Like to Work Out at the Gym Just for the Sake of Movie Posters: ‘Sometimes It Becomes a Job’

Michael B. Jordan is no stranger to working out, whether it’s for movie roles or just getting back into shape after a break. As for the former, because he showed off his jacked up arms Statement of Faith 3 to build muscle for his time in Black Pantherthe man will do whatever it takes to be in the right physical condition for the character he is playing. That’s not to say it’s always fun, as Jordan opened up about what it’s like to put it on in the gym, even if it’s just to pose for a movie poster.

The actor’s fitness journey was discussed during his interview with Essence. The publication asked Jordan how training for films like the Creed franchise has affected his relationship with fitness, and he first responded:

‘Sometimes it becomes a job. But it is also a motivation there. For example, you end up on these movie posters, so you have to go to the gym and stop playing. That creates extra fire under you. But I also think the reality is that we only have one body and you have to take care of it while you have it, and it doesn’t get easier as you get older.