Skimble’s Free Workout of the Week: Cardio + Core (by Trainer Loredana Kulczycki)

This workout is rep-based so you should try to complete the number of recommended reps before moving on to the next exercise. Use the logging feature to keep track of your reps and challenge yourself to do more each time.

This workout was created by Skimble Trainer: Loredana Kulczycki. She is currently accepting new clients for Online Personal Training, so head on over to her profile in Workout Trainer and tap ‘Start 1:1 Training’ to get help from a dedicated expert.

Workout Trainer by Skimble: Free Workout of the Week: Cardio + Core by Loredana KulczyckiDo you have a fitness resolution? Make progress towards achieving your goals with Skimble’s top fitness apps and supportive community. If you’re new to Skimble, our Workout of the Week challenges offer you fresh ways to be fit. Download Workout Trainer on your Android & Apple devices and do your first workout! Remember, if you want to stay up-to-date with our Workout of the Week challenges, be sure to have your Workout Trainer notifications turned ON in the app!

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Skimble’s Free Workout of the Week: Push-Up Trainer (by Trainer John Alsobrooks)

A timed workout, training to improve only one exercise: push-ups. Keep your back straight and get your chin to touch the floor. Sets 1, 3, 4 at 60%~70% of your maximum number of reps. Set 2 at 75%~85% of your max number of reps. Continue with the fifth set until you cannot keep proper form or cannot complete a full push-up.

This workout was created by Skimble Trainer: John Alsobrooks. He is currently accepting new clients for Online Personal Training, so head on over to his profile in Workout Trainer and tap ‘Start 1:1 Training’ to get help from a dedicated expert.

Workout Trainer by Skimble: Push-Up Trainer by John AlsobrooksDo you have a fitness resolution? Make progress towards achieving your goals with Skimble’s top fitness apps and supportive community. If you’re new to Skimble, our Workout of the Week challenges offer you fresh ways to be fit. Download Workout Trainer on your Android & Apple devices and do your first workout! Remember, if you want to stay up-to-date with our Workout of the Week challenges, be sure to have your Workout Trainer notifications turned ON in the app!

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Skimble’s Free Workout of the Week: Core 50-10 (by Trainer Loredana Kulczycki)

50 seconds of core work and 10 seconds of rest time in between exercises. No equipment needed for this great core workout, but grab a mat if you have one.

This workout was created by Skimble Trainer: Loredana Kulczycki. She is currently accepting new clients for Online Personal Training, so head on over to her profile in Workout Trainer and tap ‘Start 1:1 Training’ to get help from a dedicated expert.

Workout Trainer by Skimble: Free Workout of the Week: Core 50-10 by Loredana KulczyckiDo you have a fitness resolution? Make progress towards achieving your goals with Skimble’s top fitness apps and supportive community. If you’re new to Skimble, our Workout of the Week challenges offer you fresh ways to be fit. Download Workout Trainer on your Android & Apple devices and do your first workout! Remember, if you want to stay up-to-date with our Workout of the Week challenges, be sure to have your Workout Trainer notifications turned ON in the app!

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Workout Trainer Calendar: Kick It Into High Gear

Workout Trainer by Skimble: Calendar Features and SchedulingConsistency is the key to achieving any of your fitness goals, so what better way to stay on track than having a well-planned-out schedule at your fingertips. Download the new Workout Trainer app update on your Android and iOS devices to help set yourself up for success.

Set clear goals and plan your routine ahead of time to help you achieve those goals. Sticking to any training program can be challenging enough in itself, but setting reminders and having a clear view of your weekly/monthly workout plan can help keep you accountable and motivated. Check out the latest calendar updates below to get that extra kick in the derriére 🙂

Workout Trainer by Skimble: Calendar Features and Scheduling

From the Home screen in Workout Trainer, tap on your workout week to see the larger monthly calendar view. Alternatively, tap on the Hamburger icon at the top left corner of the Home screen and select ‘Calendar’ from the side nav under the ‘My Training’ section. Tap on today’s date or any other date in the past to log a workout. You can also record any relevant notes about your training sessions and general health.

When you tap on any date in the past, you can see your history of workouts; including program workouts (workouts that are part of a training program you’ve enrolled in). Completed workouts get a checkmark, so it’s easy to see which ones you missed and track your progress. Your status updates (notes) are also displayed on the detailed calendar view, giving you an easy all-around overview of your monthly efforts.

Workout Trainer by Skimble: Calendar Features and Scheduling

From the individual day view, you can tap through on any workout, program, or status update to see more details including features like ‘edit’ and ‘delete’. You can also see your calendar on our skimble.com dashboard view! Take your pick and see what works best for you.

Workout Trainer by Skimble: Calendar Features and SchedulingDon’t forget to check your weekly workout stats as you start making progress on your fitness journey. From the Home screen, simply tap the small ‘Stats’ icon at the top right side of your workout week. Select ‘Active Days/Week’ to see if you’re on track to achieve your weekly goal or select ‘Target Areas Breakdown’ to get an overview of the muscle groups you’ve been focussing on.

Workout Trainer by Skimble: Calendar Features and Scheduling

There’s no time like the present, so get your planning hat on and start working on a fitness routine that works around YOUR schedule. Download the latest Workout Trainer app update and give it a shot!

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Skimble’s Free Workout of the Week: Inhibition (by Trainer Christopher Brooks)

This corrective exercise set allows you to use a foam roller to relieve soreness after your workouts. It focuses on the legs, so it’s a particularly good sequence to roll through after a run.

This workout was created by Skimble Trainer: Christopher Brooks. He is currently accepting new clients for Online Personal Training, so head on over to his profile in Workout Trainer and tap ‘Start 1:1 Training’ to get help from a dedicated expert.

Workout Trainer by Skimble: Free Workout of the Week: Inhibition by Christopher BrooksDo you have a fitness resolution? Make progress towards achieving your goals with Skimble’s top fitness apps and supportive community. If you’re new to Skimble, our Workout of the Week challenges offer you fresh ways to be fit. Download Workout Trainer on your Android & Apple devices and do your first workout! Remember, if you want to stay up-to-date with our Workout of the Week challenges, be sure to have your Workout Trainer notifications turned ON in the app!

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Get the Gear! Verified Heart Rate Smartwatches for Workout Trainer

Workout Trainer by Skimble: Verified Heart Rate Smartwatches and MonitorsWith heart rate training becoming more popular than ever, we’ve had lots of questions about the best types of smartwatches to connect with Workout Trainer. For maximum results, we’ve put together a list of verified heart rate devices that will help you get the most out of our latest heart rate features and improve your performance time and time again.
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For iOS device owners:
For Samsung device owners:
For Android device owners:
(make sure you get a WatchOS compatible smartwatch)
Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) Heart Rate monitors:
(in general, check to make sure that they publicly broadcast data)
Wireless Headphones:

(NOTE: please be sure to restart the headphones after each workout)

Quick steps to set up Heart Rate feedback

Download the latest Workout Trainer app update on your Android and iOS devices. Make sure you have Workout Trainer on your smartwatch and/or your bluetooth heart rate monitor is sharing heart rate data to apps. On Android, remember that you’ll need to download the Workout Trainer companion app onto your smartwatch and make sure the two are synced before you start working out. If you’re using a bluetooth heart rate monitor on either platform, check that the device is sharing its heart rate data via bluetooth. For smartwatch users, make sure you accept the permission to share heart rate date when you load a workout. You can see if your heart rate devices are connected and working together on the overlay before you hit the PLAY button! For more information about setting things up, see our post for Apple Watches, Android Wear Watches, and Samsung Gear Watches.

Please note: We support the latest iOS and Android smartwatches including the Apple Watch, any Android Wear smartwatch, and Samsung Gear smartwatches. We also support many Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) Heart Rate Monitors that publicly broadcast their data (Fitbit watches are NOT supported at the moment because of this reason). We will be updating this blog post to include new HRM smartwatches and chest straps as they come to market!
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Grab your preferred heart rate device and start optimizing your training with Skimble’s clever tracking features. Download the latest Workout Trainer app update and get synced up today!

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Skimble’s Free Workout of the Week: Techplosion Full Body #1 (by Trainer Sam Ward)

This is a series all about technique and explosive movements. Explosive on the ‘focused area’ and controlled technique on the other areas. Today’s focus is ‘upper body’.

This workout was created by Skimble Trainer: Sam Ward. He is currently accepting new clients for Online Personal Training, so head on over to his profile in Workout Trainer and tap ‘Start 1:1 Training’ to get help from a dedicated expert.

Workout Trainer by Skimble: Free Workout of the Week: Techplosion Full Body #1 by Sam WardDo you have a fitness resolution? Make progress towards achieving your goals with Skimble’s top fitness apps and supportive community. If you’re new to Skimble, our Workout of the Week challenges offer you fresh ways to be fit. Download Workout Trainer on your Android & Apple devices and do your first workout! Remember, if you want to stay up-to-date with our Workout of the Week challenges, be sure to have your Workout Trainer notifications turned ON in the app!

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