The actress's dog – named after the singer – is keeping her on her toes as she awaits her second bundle of joy

By Jennifer Garcia
Updated August 05, 2011 08:20 PM

Jessica Alba isn’t going through pregnancy sitting down.

The expectant actress, who’s getting ready for her second child to arrive later this summer, has managed to stay busy – and active! With her dog Bowie, a 5-year-old female American bull dog rescue, by her side, Alba makes sure to take morning hikes to keep fit. RELATED: Stars’ Dog Days of Summer

“I take walks in the mornings for 30 minutes,” she tells PEOPLE. “I’ve made a concerted effort to be healthier than I was during my first pregnancy.”

On top of her morning routine, Alba also likes to squeeze in some prenatal yoga when she can, though that’s a kind of down dog Bowie isn’t doing!

Find out more about how Jessica Alba is getting ready for baby in this week’s issue of PEOPLE, on newsstands now.


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