Continue to safely work the abdominals and pelvic floor in this second trimester as long as you've been given the green light from your doctor.
Tip: It's nice to prop yourself up for some of these movements so that your heart rate is above your navel.
1. Cat/ Cow
2. Spider plank+ down dog
3. Side plank + dumbbell press
4. Opposite arm leg tuck
5. Heel drops
6. Kegel holds
Jennifer is a certified pre/post-natal fitness instructor as well as a CHEK Holistic Lifestyle Coach. She has also held certifications as with NASM as a Certified personal trainer and a NASM Fitness Nutrition Specialist. Her training and nutrition methods have helped many of her clients have an easier pregnancy, delivery, and recovery.
Jennifer is an expert whose competitive spirit and passion for movement are paired with her commitment to helping others. As an accomplished track and field athlete who started running at age seven, she has a lifetime’s worth of knowledge and insight. Her competitive nature helped her earn a full scholarship to compete as a Division 1 sprinter at the University of Washington. To this day, Jennifer says running is still her exercise of choice.
Jennifer’s greatest strength has been developed into helping others gain a new perspective and acknowledging that they are on a fitness journey that is uniquely their own. Jennifer has worked with a number of online publications including Shape.com, Fitnessmagazine.com, Fitpregnancy.com and many others. Today she continues to share her expertise with a number of media outlets as an ambassador of health and wellness.