Skimble Member Spotlight: MykaL Leal

Meet Mykal Leal, our Skimble Member Spotlight! MykaL has been using Workout Trainer for almost a year and we don’t have to tell you about his amazing transformation– we can show you!  Not only has he had personal victory, but this native Alaskan has been motivating the community around him to join in his fitness journey. He’s already created several workouts, such as Power of 10, that are super intense and will keep you sore for days!  Check out how MykaL’s past year has been, and what he has to look forward to in the future.  


What was your motivation to start working out?

My motivation was my family, especially my only child, my son Joaquin. I want to be around and healthy for as long as possible so that I can continue to have fun and play with him each and every day. I never wanted my being fat to ever get in the way of that.

What your fitness goal for 2013?

My fitness goal for 2013 is to drop to at least 15% body fat and to weigh 175-185. I am currently 25% body fat and at 210lbs.

What’s your favorite thing about Skimble?  

My favorite thing about Skimble is how easy it is to follow all the workouts! Plus I love being able to create my own training sessions and keeping in touch with others on the site with similar stories as my own.

What’s your workout mantra (or your favorite inspirational quote)?

 “DO WORK!!!”

Who is your fitness icon?

My fitness icon is my dad, Leon. He’s in his 50’s but looks like he’s in his 30’s and in great shape because he hits the gym several times a week. My famous fitness icon has got to be The Rock!

Check out these amazing before and after photos of Mykal! 


Anything you want to tell our Skimblers?

I hope I can reach many of you out there with my story. I lost 60lbs in 5 months and I’m still going strong. I have degenerative arthritis on both ankles, one surgery on my right knee, asthma, I am a full-time parent, and a full-time school district security guard. If I can “DO WORK!” and get in shape with Skimble, then anyone can!

Also I really would like to thank my wife Carmina for all her support through my weight loss process. 

We at Skimble HQ get psyched when we find out that our members are going out and challenging themselves.  If you are planning to participate in some sort of challenging event, and are using the Workout Trainer & GPS Sports Tracker apps to help you train, we’d love to spotlight you!  Please send us an email to if you’re interested.