Before Mia Khalifa skyrocketed to fame in the adult film industry three years ago, she didn't quite look like the overnight celebrity who remains one of the world's most popular porn stars, despite a body of work of a mere three months.
In a throwback post, which she called her contribution for #transformationtuesday, the 25-year-old Lebanese-born American got brutally honest when talking about her weight loss—and maintenance—journey and unveiling her incredible before-and-after photos.
Mia, who has since transitioned to being a social media and sports personality, wrote on Instagram: "Life is about balance. For me, it's balancing my passion and love for food with my health. People ask me all the time how I eat so much and stay skinny—IT HASN'T ALWAYS BEEN THAY WAY AND IT TAKES A SHIT TON OF FUCKING WORK."
The Out of Bounds co-host (who shares the limelight with former NBA player Gilbert Arenas) attributed her enviable figure not to "good genes" or a "young metabolism," but rather "five days grinding in the gym every fucking week so I can go on a guilt free culinary excursion every few months and be able to drown my protein in a creamy morel sauce without looking like an offensive tackle for the Washington Redskins."
She summed up her entire point in four words: "Work hard, eat carbs." True enough, for every image of Mia gorging on a burger or stuffing her mouth with a meat log, there's an equivalent post-workout photo or gym selfie. As D.C.'s ultimate sports fan, the webcam model should know that in order to play hard, you have to work your butt off.