30 Times One Of Zac Efron's Muscles Looked Directly At You

Do you know what October 18 is? Just in case you didn’t feel it stirring in your loins and/or in a compulsion to do push-ups, we’ll tell you: It’s Zachary David Alexander Efron’s 28th birthday. Why two middle names? Do you even have to ask? He’s got two middle names because he is a beautiful, spectacular being worthy of two middle names. Hell, he can have all the middle names he wants.

Why? Because even though his box-office efforts sometimes fall short, the glory of Zac Efron is eternal and never-fading. His body is like a summer’s day, though more lovely and more muscular. We’re pretty sure that’s how that sonnet we once had to memorize goes.

See, Zac Efron is totally in on why he’s the complete package, and he seems quite okay with us admiring him like this. As his Neighbors (2014) costar Seth Rogen succinctly put it, “He’s the sexiest motherfucker alive!” But Efron works hard for that title. According to Rogen, Zac works out between takes to make his muscles “pop out more” (is that even possible?). He’s so dedicated to his fitness that he had the Neighbors crew build him an on-set gym.

Yeah, it’s safe to say Zac Efron is totally fit in both the American and British senses of the word. Let’s celebrate his hard work as we look at his hard body in celebration of his special day.

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Photo: Michael G/Patriot Pics/FAMEFLYNET.
He is a golden god.
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Image: Courtesy of Disney.
Never in the history of doorjambs has one proven so useful for strategic flexing while emoting and singing.
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Photo: Dave/Splash News.
Has Sports Illustrated ever considered doing a swimsuit edition that's just Zac Efron emerging from the ocean? It would be a best seller.
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Image: Courtesy of Focus Features.
That abdominal muscle right there on the lower right — what do you call that? We want to write odes to it. Apologies to Grecian urns.
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Photo: Ciao Pix/ FrezzaLaFata/AKM-GSI.
Oddly, this photo has not been mandated to be used as the cover of every romance novel published forevermore. What are publishing companies even thinking?
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Image: Courtesy of Universal Pictures.
Don't you love when Efron shows his sassy side?
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Photo: Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic.
The MTV Movie Awards celebrated Efron for looking this good without a shirt on.
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Image: Courtesy of Focus Features.
Here, Efron tries that planking thing that was all the rage a few years ago. He tried it naked, though, because he's thoughtful like that.
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Photo: AKM Images / GSI Media.
What are those muscles exploding out of his neck? How will we ever ask Zac for help working on ours when we encounter him at the gym? Does anyone have a copy of Gray's Anatomy?
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Image: Courtesy of Men’s Health.
It's all about that subtle bicep twitch as you move in for the close-up.
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Photo: Michael Tran/FilmMagic.
This shirt? Efron doesn't need it. He's got muscles to keep him warm.
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Image: Courtesy of New Line Cinema.
Focus on that hip bone.
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Photo: Michael G/Patriot Pics/FAMEFLYNET.
He's got a package for you.
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Image: Courtesy of Universal Pictures.
Straight flexin' all day.
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Oh no! Zac dropped his basketball. You should probably retrieve it for him. He'd be ever so grateful.
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Image: Courtesy of Relativity Media.
Zac is tired. Maybe you should take a nap together.
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Hopefully Rita Ora is helping Efron remove his shirt, not put it back on. The first version is a much happier tale.
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Image: Courtesy of Universal Pictures.
He's shimmying. Shimmying!
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Photo: Dave / Splash News.
Zac looks contemplatively off to the right, thinking about lean protein.
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Image: Courtesy of Warner Bros.
To switch things up a little bit, here's a rear view.
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Photo: AKM Images / GSI Media.
His calf muscles don't get nearly enough attention. Hi, Zac Efron's calf muscles. We see you.
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Photo: Via The Hollywood Bite.
Zac leans back in his chair, dreaming of you.
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Photo: Courtesy of Disney.
This shower scene didn't make it into the final cut of High School Musical 3 (2008). We often imagine what we'd say if we met the person responsible for that decision.
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Image: Courtesy of Perez Hilton.
Oh Zac, we'd never tell you to keep your pretty mouth shut.
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Photo: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images.
No, Zac, we salute you.
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Photo: Courtesy of NBC.
Efron is also an adrenaline junkie. Here he is about to rappel down a cliff. Be careful, Zac!
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Photo: Dave / Splash News.
Oh Zac; don't look so concerned. You're in your favorite place, the ocean, and your six pack is slowly becoming an eight pack. Do you need a hug?
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Photo: Courtesy of MTV.
He's more then willing to oblige us about that whole shirtless thing. He's a giver like that.
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He's laughing at something you said, and he's 4/20 friendly. Dream. Boat.
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Image: Courtesy of Millennium Pictures.
The movie was called The Paperboy (2012), but shouldn't it have been The PaperMAN?