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Torrie Wilson in Bathing Suit Has a "Reality Check"

Here’s how she stays so fit.

Torrie Wilson is opening up about keeping her head in the right place in her swimsuit. The fitness guru and former wrestler shows off her fit at 47 in a bathing suit via one of her latest social media posts. "Strip away all the material things, the clout, popularity or lack of, the job you identify with, the ever changing shell that carries you thru this life…do you still know who you are?" she started the Instagram caption. "It's crazy how much ego drives our existence and how much it's displayed here. (not innocent!) Daily reality checks are important for me, do you do the same in this crazy world?" How does she stay so fit? Read on to see 6 ways Torrie Wilson stays in shape and the photos that prove they work—and to get beach-ready yourself, don't miss these essential 30 Best-Ever Celebrity Bathing Suit Photos!

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Fitness Helped Her Overcome an

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Torri explained to Muscle & Health that after getting into modeling at a young age, it sparked an eating disorder. "I was told to lose five or ten pounds and became anorexic and lost much weight. The anorexia started to morph into bulimia, but I found it hard to throw myself up," she said. "Because of the bulimia, I started gaining weight, and that's what forced me into fitness and trying to build muscle. I realized I might not want to look like a super thin model. The curvy athletic body is just beautiful."

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Here Is What She Eats in a Day

Torrie broke her daily diet down to Muscle & Health. 

7:00 am: Fresh pressed celery juice, 20oz

7:30 am: Coffee with Pruvit keto kreme and 1 scoop vital proteins collagen creamer + 1 tsp raw manuka honey

9:30 am: Avocado toast, 1 slide Dave's bread "white done right" with 2 eggs (or scrambled vegan eggs, depending on mood) + arugula with balsamic vinegar

10:30 am: Pre-workout Pruvit keto nat drink (ketones)

10:45 am: Workout

12:15pm: Post-workout  1 apple +. 2 tbsps Justin's almond butter

3:00 pm: 2 chicken tacos: 2 flour tortillas, organic chicken, beans, olives, avocado, lettuce, onions, tomatoes

5:00 pm: Snack: 2 handfuls vegan black bean chips + homemade green juice (celery, spinach, kale, lemon, beet)

7:00 pm: Halibut with ginger soy sauce, potato with plant-based butter, broccoli (raw and usually eaten while cooking)

9:00 pm: Coconut milk ice cream bar.

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She Works Out Daily

Torrie, who offers a six-week program to help women reach their fitness goals, works out daily. "It's pretty immersive, I do a video every day, so participants feel like it's more intimate," she said. "I wouldn't say it takes a lot of work to build muscle." She also has a no pain, no gain mentality. "I know if I'm going to do something like weighted glute raises or deadlifts, it will hurt for a few days, but it also hurts when I don't do anything, so I choose which hurt I want."

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She Follows the 80/20 Rule

Torri is all about the 80/20 method of eating. "I go for the 80% rule of healthy. I'm now more focused on eating whole, natural foods that have a lot of nutrients to help me feel good from the inside out. I'm anti-strict eating because of competing and being anorexic," she said. 

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She Prioritizes Exercise Over Diet

"If I had to choose between exercise and diet, the exercise would be my number one. You can have a little more leeway with your diet by having muscle. When it comes to being lean, that's always been my motto," she said. 

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She Gets a Lot of Sleep

What is her secret to looking forever young? According to Torrie, "exercise, getting enough sleep and probably not having kids," she said. "I'm not afraid of Botox and skin peels. People might say that's self-absorbed, but it makes me feel better, like having hair extensions and not being pasty white. Those are the little tweaks that make me feel better mentally. The world sometimes sends mixed messages, like there's a fine line between being too overly self-absorbed, but I think I have a good balance."

Leah Groth
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