They have bodies most of us can only dream of, but Australia’s Stenmark twins have revealed their entry into modelling wasn’t all too healthy.

The 23 year olds were playing AFL for Greater Western Sydney, but have told the Daily Telegraph they were asked to lose 10kg for one of their first modelling shoots.

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“After starving ourselves to lose weight quickly, we quickly realised not only was this unhealthy but there had to be a smarter and more efficient way, which is when we began doing our research,” said Jordan.

“In the fashion industry you hear about people shredding for shoots but we think why wouldn’t you just be shredded for life and look after yourself all the time,” Zac said.

These days, they use healthy eating and explosive training to stay in shape.