Ambassador Spotlight: Jenny Lee Allen


by For Two Fitness June 11, 2014

Jenny Lee Allen

We are honored to have some amazing For Two Fitness Fit Mom Ambassadors. Over the next few months, we will be featuring several of these ladies in an “Ambassador Spotlight” post so you can get to know them too!

Meet Jenny Lee Allen.

What is the theme of your blog?

My blog, www.FitFabulousMama.com, chronicles my evolution from pregnant runner to mama athlete; it includes weekly columns, fitness tips and reviews and is specifically designed for fitness-minded pregnant women and new mamas.

How many kiddos do you have?

One son, Stover John, who was born May 10 – an early Mother’s Day surprise! He wasn’t due until May 20.

What do you do for a living?

Freelance writer and an editorial assistant for a publishing firm; throughout my pregnancy, I wrote a monthly column, Running For Two, for Run South Florida magazine.

What is your favorite fit pregnancy or postpartum workout?

I love to run! I was able to run throughout my entire pregnancy by scaling back my mileage and listening to my body. While pregnant, I ran two half-marathons, one 10-miler, two 10Ks and five 5Ks. Now that my doctor has given me the go-ahead to exercise, I am slowly incorporating run-walks into my days. I’ve already signed up for my first postpartum race, a 10-mile moonlight trail run in August.

What is your favorite food?

Although my pregnancy cravings were all over the place (brussel sprouts for breakfast!), fresh seafood is my favorite food of all time. Nothing beats a salty oyster fresh from the sea!

Do you have any hobbies?

Besides working out, I enjoy being in the ocean, whether it be scuba diving or spending a lazy day at the beach. I also love to read and – confession! – watch mindless reality TV shows.

Where is your favorite vacation destination?

Isla Mujeres, Mexico. It’s a small little fishing village off the coast of Cancun where my husband and I got married. We are returning there this fall to celebrate our second wedding anniversary.

What other interesting facts would you like to share with our readers?

A third-generation Floridian (yes, those exist!), I grew up in a small town in the heart of the Ocala National Forest where deer vastly outnumber residents. I graduated from the University of Florida with a degree in journalism and have worked as a newspaper reporter and high school English teacher. I recently started my own blog, www.FitFabulousMama.com, as an avenue to connect with other like-minded women. Be sure to check it out!

 




For Two Fitness
For Two Fitness

Author



Leave a comment

Comments will be approved before showing up.


Also in Fit Pregnancy Starts Here – The For Two Fitness Blog

Ambassador Spotlight – Amanda Ellis Whittaker
Ambassador Spotlight – Amanda Ellis Whittaker

by For Two Fitness July 28, 2018

Please welcome Amanda to the For Two Fitness Ambassador family!  Amanda, whose nickname is Panda, is a 30 year old New Yorker living in the UK with her husband and 13 month old baby boy.  Panda learned on her birthday that baby number 2 is on the way!  Along with enjoying a busy family and work life, Panda stays fit by dancing, spinning, walking, and participating in her favorite exercise - yoga.  Please follow Panda on social media, and be on the lookout for her upcoming blog!

Read More

Ambassador Spotlight – Tiffany Wysocki
Ambassador Spotlight – Tiffany Wysocki

by For Two Fitness July 12, 2018

Please join us in welcoming Tiffany, our newest For Two Fitness Ambassador! Tiffany is a first time mom-to-be from New York. She is an avid runner who has completed 10 races and run more than 600 miles, all during her pregnancy! Tiffany is a teacher who is proud to share her fit pregnancy journey with her early teenage year students. Please follow Tiffany on Instagram.

Read More

Ambassador Spotlight – Ifat Kent
Ambassador Spotlight – Ifat Kent

by For Two Fitness May 31, 2018

Please welcome Ifat as the newest For Two Fitness Ambassador!  Ifat is the mother of three with a fitness philosophy of doing enjoyable activities as often as possible.  She owns a studio, and specializes in prenatal yoga and focuses on childbirth education.  Ifat also enjoys singing and dancing and has a fondness for nature.  Please check out Ifat on social media and on her blog.

Read More