Most people recognize Dara Hayes for her fluorescent blue hair, her killer smile and her incredible dance tunes.
The 26-year-old from Sidney, who calls herself DJ Tigerlily, has a chaotic schedule due to her trips abroad and her nightly sessions in pubs and clubs, which makes staying healthy difficult.
"It used to be unhealthy … drink a lot, eat junk food in the bad times of the afternoon (3am after my DJ shows) and do not exercise regularly," he explained in his latest Instagram post.
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DJ Tigerlily admitted that adopting a whole lifestyle based on food plants and doing weight training three to five times a week was all it took
But by changing his diet and training, he was able to sculpt the body of his dreams.
"I changed two things in my life and my body (and my mind) changed accordingly … can you guess what they are? Small steps day after day create huge results over time," he said.
Dara revealed that adopting a whole lifestyle based on food plants and doing weight training three to five times a week was all that was needed.
BEFORE: Dara Hayes, or as Dr. Tigerlily is more known, has not always had so much confidence in her own skin (in the photo)
AFTER: "I have not always had a good relationship with body image and food in the past," he said at the time.
Previously, the international icon was opened to FEMAIL about its battle with trust and eating disorders.
"I have not always had a good relationship with body image and eating in the past, "he said at the time.
"Only in the last two or three years can I say with confidence that I have worked on it."
AFTER: in high school, the bubbly blonde would do yo-yo from 50 kilos to 65 kilos and would come back down
At the beginning of her last year at school, Dara went to see her mother "crying, wondering how to focus on the study when she felt consumed by that voice in her head".
In high school, the bubbly blonde would be yo-yo from 50 kilos to 65 kilos and go back down. Despite knowing how unhealthy it was for his body physically, negative thoughts "consumed his attention".
At the beginning of his last year at school, Dara she went to her mother "crying, wondering how to concentrate in the studio when this voice in her head consumed her".
"I went to hypnotherapy that helped me a lot, it was the best thing I could have done at that moment.
"One thing about eating disorders and body image is that each person's path will be different, which means that all the different treatment options will work differently for different people.
Warrior's posture: "What happens with eating disorders and body image is that each person's journey is going to be different," he said.
DJ Tigerlily has just released a new e-book documenting all of his physical exercise routines, as well as morning, evening, lunch, beauty and business routines.
& # 39; I would like encourage people to trial and error and simply find the one that works best for them. "
Dara, who is an avid animal rights activist and a vegan diet follower, shares her training and eating habits on Instagram.
She credits Weight training as the "secret weapon" to fight against any feeling of negative self-image.
She credits weight training as the "secret weapon" to fight against any feeling of negative self-image.
"Weight training has made me feel fitter, healthier and stronger, now I eat much more because my metabolic rate is much higher and I look more toned and healthy.
"It has really supported my mental health too."
DJ Tigerlily has just launched a new e-book documenting all of his exercise routines, as well as morning, night, lunch, beauty and business routines. You can find it here.