Skimble’s Trainer Spotlight: Christopher Brooks

Featured Skimble Trainer Christopher Brooks from Toledo, OhioMeet Christopher Brooks, Skimble‘s featured Trainer! Being a family man himself, Christopher understands the needs of busy parents and has tailored his training programs to include simple, easy-to-follow schedules that won’t break the bank. We recently had the chance to chat with Christopher and learn about his passion to help families lose weight, feel energized, and see real results!

Tell us a bit about your background and where you’re from.

Christopher: Hi everyone, my name is Christopher. I’m a dedicated father, loving husband, nationally certified Personal Trainer, and Corrective Exercise Specialist from Toledo, Ohio.

Personal Trainer Christopher Brooks with his family in Toledo, Ohio

Have you always been interested in health and fitness?

Christopher: My journey began over 20 years ago in the rehabilitation center after suffering an ACL injury while playing football during my junior year in high school. During rehab, my relentless passion for the game drove me to make a full recovery, play football again, and continue my short career at the University of Minnesota-Duluth.

What inspired you to become a personal trainer?

Christopher: 20 years later my passion for fitness is geared towards staying strong and healthy for my family and helping others live a healthy and happy life for their families.

Trainer Christopher Brooks showing how to Deadlift a Barbell

What are your training specialties?

Christopher: I’m a versatile Personal Trainer who believes preparation and recovery are the keys to staying injury-free and getting maximum results. I implement both HIIT and Functional Training to keep my clients motivated and engaged.

Do you have any guilty pleasures?

Christopher: My guilty pleasures are pancakes, ice cream, and cheesecake. I know all three are loaded with carbs, but I love them deeply.

Who are your heroes?

Christopher: My heroes are Muhammad Ali, Will Smith, and Ice Cube.

Corrective Exercise Specialist Christopher Brooks using a log as a weighted alternative

What’s your favorite Workout Trainer feature?

Christopher: My favorite feature is the social community. I love connecting, chatting, and helping people from all over the globe.

Do you have any go-to training gear that you would recommend?

Christopher: My go-to training gear is hands down the jump rope. It’s a wonderful and convenient way to improve strength and endurance without having to hop on a treadmill.

Christopher Brooks keeping fit by running in a local Toledo, Ohio race

Please share a secret health/fitness tip with the Skimble community…

Christopher: My secret tip for sticking to your routine is to set a realistic goal, track everything, and be consistent. You will reach your target twice as fast!

Thanks for sharing with us, Christopher, we’re excited to see what the future will bring for you and your training biz!

Christopher Brooks is currently accepting new clients for 1:1 Online Personal Training in Workout Trainer. Get signed up today and let him help you crush your fitness goals.

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Skimble’s Free Workout of the Week: Legs and Back (by Trainer Nick Kuchwara)

This is a complex workout that requires a decent gym setup to get started. Once you’ve worked through it a few times, add some weight where you feel it’s possible.

This workout was created by Skimble Trainer: Nick Kuchwara. 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.

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Skimble’s Free Workout of the Week: Bi’s & Tri’s (by Trainer Megan Calloway)

Complete the specified amount of reps for each side in this workout. Go as heavy as possible while maintaining good form.

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

Complete this short 12-minute active recovery sequence for generic back pain relief. It can be used as a preventative session too!

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.

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Skimble’s Free Workout of the Week: Hip Corrective (by Trainer Nick Kuchwara)

Tight hips or weak hip flexors?! If you’ve had low back pain then there is a chance your psoas is functioning abnormally causing even greater dysfunction in the kinetic chain affecting your glutes! If you don’t have access to a stability ball, feel free to substitute those exercises for chair variations.

This workout was created by Skimble Trainer: Nick Kuchwara. 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: Hip Corrective by Nick KuchwaraDo 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: Lower Body (by Trainer Megan Calloway)

If you are just starting your fitness journey, complete 5 rounds. If you have been active for a while, try to complete 6-10 rounds. Track your progress to see improvements over time!

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Skimble’s Free Workout of the Week: Hotel Gym Workout 1 (by Trainer Micah Greer)

Moderate intensity, full-body workout, under 20 minutes that you can do with minimal equipment and space. Perfect for a hotel gym, or at-home workout.

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Workout Trainer by Skimble: Free Workout of the Week: Hotel Gym Workout 1 by Micah GreerDo 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: Acceleration – Hills (by Trainer Juan Paolo Galvez)

This program increases sprint performance by building the acceleration phase of running and increasing power and anaerobic endurance with Hill repeats. 4-6 x 20 seconds. 5-10 % incline. Full range of arm swing, hip flexion, hip extension, and striking the balls of the feet.

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Workout Trainer by Skimble: Free Workout of the Week: Acceleration - Hills by Juan Paolo GalvezDo 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: Plyo Speed and Strength (by Trainer Christopher Brooks)

This Plyometrics-style workout is all about speed and strength. Try to keep up your pace and push through to build strength with each movement. You’ve got this!

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: Plyo Speed & Strength 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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Skimble’s Free Workout of the Week: All Core 1 (by Trainer Juan Paolo Galvez)

This is a simple core workout that can be done anywhere. Work your way through three rounds of planks, crunches, and burpees. 5 minutes and you’re done!

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Workout Trainer by Skimble: Free Workout of the Week: All Core 1Do 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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