Sofia Vergara is not afraid to strip down and bare it all...In fact, she's quite proud to do so!

The Modern Family star covers the annual Naked Issue of Women's Health Magazine in which she opens up about what it means to be posing nude at her age.

"Here's a woman, 45, being able to show her body," she told the publication. "It's not like before, when it was just young girls who would make the cover of a magazine."

So how exactly did the actress and mother prepare for the shoot? Well, first and foremost, she accepts her body and her skin for what it is and what it is not.

"I'm 45. Even if you want to, at this time in your life, you can't be perfect," she explained. "It's not that you hate it, or that you're upset about it, but it is our reality. We're changing. I see it happening to me."

She continued, "I want to look my age, but I want to look great. I think if you are obsessed with this 'I want to look younger' thing, you're going to go crazy...People say, 'Oh, you look like you're in your twenties.' Well, it's not true. Our skin is different. I had never thought of the word pore, then I'm like, 'S--t! What do I do with these?'" 

LOL! We feel you, girl.

Sofia Vergara, Naked, Women's Health

Matthias Vriens-McGrath for Women's Health

As far as her body, Vergara revealed she does work out about three to four times a week, but she's not too proud to admit that she absolutely loathes it.

"Joe built a very nice gym in the house, so I don't have any excuses, [but] it's like torture for me," she said. "I'm in a bad mood two hours before, I'm in a bad mood while I'm doing it, I'm in a bad mood at the end because I have to schedule the next class."

The only reason she continues to exercise is to stay healthy.

 "It's not about having muscle or cut abs," she admitted. "I don't have abs because I'm not 'I need to be like a fit model with a perfect body.' That would take too much effort!"

The actress said she doesn't even do it to build strength because that's simply not in the cards for her.

"I don't know if I'm strong," she told the magazine. "I have bad knees and very thin bones; I can barely do a pushup. I wish I could be a little more athletic, but when you're born with these gigantic boobs…I've had them since I was 13, and then they got bigger when I was pregnant and had the baby."

However, she works hard because she knows she has to—something she's maintained in her career, too.

"Often I haven't been the youngest or most intelligent girl in the room, but I always am the hardest working one," she said. "Dreams don't happen if you just sit down and accept things."

Check out more stars' naked covers below!

5 Seconds of Summer, Rolling Stone

Rolling Stone

The guys appeared nude on the cover of Rolling Stone's Jan. 14, 2015 issue.

Pamela Anderson, Flaunt

David LaChapelle, Flaunt (CALIFUK)

The Baywatch alum bared all for the mag's CALIFUK (California + U.K.) issue.

Chrissy Teigen, Women's Health UK

Women's Health / John Wright

Model stripped down to her skivvies for the pages of the British mag.

Ruby Rose, Maxim Australia

Maxim Australia

The Australian actress got naked long before Orange Is the New Black. In 2011, she posed nude for Maxim Australia magazine for a joint photo shoot with PETA to promote the animal rights group's anti-fur campaign.

Miley Cyrus, Paper Magazine

Courtesy Paola Kudacki/Paper Magazine

Break the Internet round 2? The provocative pop star got down and dirty with a pig in this racy shot.

Kim Kardashian, Paper Magazine

Jean-Paul Goude/Paper Magazine

OMG! Kim shows her famous booty in this oiled-up cover for Paper magazine.

Neil Patrick Harris, Rolling Stone

Rolling Stone

The How I Met Your Mother star shows off some his serious weight loss on the glossy's cover.

Miley Cyrus

Rolling Stone Magazine

"Wrecking Ball" singer can't resist sticking her out her tongue and bowling over fans by posing nude on the Oct. 8, 2013 cover of Rolling Stone

Karina Smirnoff, Playboy Cover


The Dancing With The Stars pro left little to the imagination with her cover for Playboy.

Jada Pinkett-Smith, Essense


On the cover of Essence, the mother of two celebrated her figure by baring it all!

Jake Gyllenhaal, Anne Hathaway, EW Cover


Talk about getting close! The two stars got personal on the cover of Entertainment Weekly.

Katy Perry, Esquire


WOW! This pop princess showed her risqué side for Esquire.

Kim Kardashian, W Magazine

Mark Seliger for W Magazine

Kim is back and flaunting her figure again on the cover of W Magazine.

Anna Paquin, Alexander Skarsgard, Stephen Moyer, Rolling Stone Cover

Rolling Ston

Three's a crowd—the True Blood stars got bloody for their cover of Rolling Stone.

Jennifer Aniston, GQ Cover

Proud to be an American! The superstar looks hot as ever in nothing but a red, white and blue tie on GQ magazine.

Christina Aguilera, German GQ

GQ Germany

The Burlesque actress is proving just why she was the star of the sexy movie with this cover of GQ Germany.

Rihanne, Esquire Cover


The ever sexy singer gives Esquire one of their most exotic covers yet.

Padma Lakshmi, Page Six Magazine, Cover

Page Six Magazine

Page Six Magazine debuted a steamy cover with the actress baring it all while wrapped in a gold chain.

Gisele Bundchen, Vanity Fair Magazine

Vanity Fair

Gisele is no stranger to the photoshoot world, on this cover of Vanity Fair she shows even more of her famous sex appeal.

Johnny Depp, GQ

Patrick DeMarchellier, GQ

This Hollywood Hunk graced the cover of GQ with his perfectly tatted bod and adorable smile.

Joanna Krupa, Maxim, Cover


The model showed off her stuff on the cover of Maxim.

Lady Gaga Rolling Stone Cover

David LaChapelle/ Rolling Stone

Want to take a bubble bath? It looks like the singer did for the cover of Rolling Stone.

Charlize Theron, Esquire

Esquire Magazine

Theron doesn't need to completely strip down to show how beautiful she is, here the star is posing for Esquire.

Lindsay Lohan, New York Magazine, Cover

New York Magazine

Lohan channels her inner Marilyn Monroe for the cover of New York Magazine.

Kate Winslet, Vanity Fair Magazine

Steven Meisel for Vanity Fair

Classy and sophisticated—the actress maintains her poise while wearing nothing but a trench coat for the cover of Vanity Fair.

Vanity Fair, Cover, Scarlett Johansson, Keira Knightley, Tom Ford

Vanity Fair

Vanity Fair brings the heat with their racy cover of the three stars.

Bruno, Sacha Baron Cohen, GQ Cover

Mark Seliger for GQ Magazine

How can you not laugh at this? The funny man goes completely nude for his cover of GQ.

PHOTOS: September 2014 Magazine Covers

You can read Vergara's full interview in the September issue of Women's Health Magazine, on stands August 8.

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