Topless bikini beauty Carol Alt, 59, shares her secrets

She can have her cake and consume it, way too.

Previous supermodel Carol Alt — whose jaw-dropping figure at 59 a long time outdated set the net ablaze Wednesday — instructed Web site 6 Design that her secret to taut abs and an enviable figure is consuming dessert.

“Sometimes I’ll just buy a tiramisu and like, for the very last 3 times, I’ve been consuming that for dinner,” Alt admitted.

But there is just one capture: It’s solely produced of raw elements.

“Tiramisu is much more nourishing for me than having a ham sandwich since it’s produced from coconuts and all this awesome stuff so it’s incredibly nourishing and filling,” she explained.

At any time considering that she went raw in 1996, Alt has been an outspoken advocate for the diet’s “life-changing” rewards and has penned a number of books about it, together with “Eating in the Raw: A Beginner’s Information to Obtaining Slimmer, Sensation More healthy, and Looking Younger the Raw-Foods Way,” printed in 2004.

Carol Alt poses in a 1983 issue of Vogue.
Carol Alt poses in a 1983 issue of Vogue.Conde Nast by way of Getty Pictures

In the heyday of her modeling job, Alt, weirdly adequate, utilized to reside off carbs. “For so extended I was consuming spaghetti twice a working day on the set of my movies. I ate so a lot of carbs since they retained me thin,” she said.

Currently, she enables herself responsible pleasures, even though they’re on the more healthy side. “At Rao’s, they make me gluten-free of charge pasta and gluten-free of charge eggplant … it’s the very best I’ve at any time had,” she said. “I’m not an angel.”

As for booze? “I test to keep away from alcohol since it’s actually, actually addictive, but I cannot say for the duration of [the COVID-19 pandemic] I haven’t had a glass of wonderful white wine right here and there.”

It was Alt’s really like for her new, more healthy self that influenced her to pose topless in a pair of small bikini bottoms as section of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit’s #SwimsuitIconChallenge.

“You function out and you function out and you function out and you just want to say ‘Hey, look, I function out and I’m 60 freaking a long time outdated this yr!’” she exclaimed.

Carol Alt backstage at New York Fashion Week in February 2019.
Carol Alt backstage at New York Style Week in February 2019.Getty Pictures for NYFW: The Displays

And the indigenous New Yorker’s exercise routine routine is no small feat: She alternates concerning working with her Pilates Pro Chair, Core 46 equipment, biking in the sauna, leaping on a trampoline, lifting weights and performing lunges and squats, all in her have dwelling.

Alt was still shocked by the outpouring of fawning supporters, while.

“I under no circumstances anticipated this, feel me,” she said. “When I went to drive the button to share, I had to halt and take a deep breath.”

Alt, a 1982 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit cover female herself, was inspired by a pal to take part in the obstacle, which requested supporters to recreate their favorite swimsuit cover images of the earlier.

The model and animal lover decided on Marisa Miller’s 2008 snap since “I always preferred to shoot a picture on the beach front in the sand,” she said.

So Alt requested photographer and pal Ezequiel de la Rosa to assistance out — considering that she life on your own with her two cats — and he shot the images on an Iphone 11 to place her on equal footing with the challenge’s other contributors.

Admittedly, she did use a little bit of Photoshop. “I have a scar on my belly so we erased that,” she instructed us. “But that is it.”