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J.K. Simmons is now super ripped (and we'll save you a step: he's 61)

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Honestly, J.K. Simmons was the last actor we expected to get fully ripped for a movie — and he looks damn good

Don't ever let anyone tell you it's too late to get in shape. J.K. Simmons is 61 — almost old enough for the senior citizen discount — and he's still pumping iron.

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Simmons is getting in shape for his upcoming role as Commissioner Gordon in Justice League, and his trainer Aaron Williamson isn't shy about claiming bragging rights for how buff Simmons has gotten.

Instagram commenters are freaking out over Simmons' transformation, writing, "Now I got some motivation as I just turned 59 this year! Got some serious work ahead of me! I think I need to change gyms!"

Fans are using Simmons and his age as fitspiration, motivating their friends and themselves to get to the gym. They're calling out their friends to look as good as he does at the gym. One wrote, "when someone that age looks older than you. You have to step your game up!" Another agreed, saying, "now that's motivation and he's double my age!"

Saturday morning, 61 years old & making the young generation jealous. This is what dedication looks like. #JKSimmons

A photo posted by Aaron Williamson (@aaronvwilliamson) on

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In a world of actors getting buff for films, Distractify has the final conclusion on Simmons' makeover. They write, "Simmons has evolved into his highest and final form. He has gone from actor (with the emphasis on the last, pretentious syllable) to immortal, genetically-mutated movie star."

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