Skimble’s Pro Workout of the Week: Lower Body Love

Show your lower half some love and feel your hard work paying off the next day. Use a pair of medium to heavy dumbbells to strengthen your legs during every other circuit, and tone your limbs with bodyweight plyometrics during the other sets. One of the exercises will require you to have access to a kettlebell but you can also just use a dumbbell instead.Male Personal Trainer doing Dumbbell Right Leg Squats in a lower body workoutDo 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 Pro Workout of the Week: Rush Hour

Get ready – because this core workout is nothing like the ones you have tried in the past. It will make you sweat, burn calories, and set your abs on fire. Remember, abs are made in the kitchen, but if you eat right and do this workout at least 3 times a week, you will see a huge difference in your waistline. No equipment needed, so let’s get started!Male CrossFit Trainer doing Jack Jump Tucks at a CrossFit box in NoosavilleDo 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: Look at those Legs! (by Coach Neale Davis)

This Tabata-style leg workout is great for your thighs, hamstrings, and butt. If you want toned and lean legs, then this is the workout for you! If you have proper nutrition and do this workout regularly, you’ll be on track to “Look at those legs!”.

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Skimble’s Pro Workout of the Week: 4th Quarter Core

Are you up for a challenging core session that will get your torso tight for football season? Whether you are giving the hits, taking them, or just watching them, you need to make sure your torso is finely tuned and ready to roll at the drop of a… football. You won’t need any equipment for this bodyweight workout.Female Fitness Instructor doing Double Crunches at a CrossFit gymDo 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: 30-min Cardio Rush (by Coach Matt Vinzant)

This is a stage 1 aerobic endurance workout designed to develop and improve your metabolic energy system.

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Skimble’s Pro Workout of the Week: Cool It

This is a good addition to the end of any workout. A cool down not only aids in muscle relaxation but it allows the brain to have completion and a reflection period. Use corpse pose to feel the tension that remains in your body and focus on releasing it while you lie there quietly.Female Fitness Instructor showing students how to do Bicep Stretches on the groundDo 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: 11 Min Sweaty Mommy (by Trainer Darlene Taylor)

Are you a mom who needs to squeeze in a quick workout, feel accomplished, and get on with your day? Let’s get started! All you need is a sturdy chair or couch. Listen to your body – you’ve got this!

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Skimble’s Pro Workout of the Week: Iso-Fit

This is an isometric core and leg burner. All fitness levels are welcome to get in on this 40-minute bodyweight session. To get the maximum benefit from this workout, try holding all positions for the entire time allotted. After you’ve finished, you can officially exclaim, ‘Iso-Fit’!Male Personal Trainer holding a Right Half Side Plank to build core strengthDo 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: Back Stretching Workout (by Trainer Jennifer Evans)

This is a quick workout targeted at stretching your back muscles. All exercises must be done in a slow and controlled manner, without overstretching the muscles. If you feel pain at any point, stop the workout or skip that particular exercise.

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Female Yoga Instructor doing Sphinx Pose in this Back Stretching WorkoutDo 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 Trainer Spotlight: Chris Sumo

Skimble Trainer Chris Sumo

Meet Chris Sumo, Skimble‘s featured Trainer! His all-around approach to personal training has enabled him to help his clients with everything from strength training to mobility work, as well as nutrional guidance to help them achieve their goals even faster. We recently had the chance to chat with Chris and learn about how he got into the fitness world himself and what inspires him to continue helping others on a daily basis.

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

Chris: I was born in Baltimore, Maryland. I’ve been a certified coach since 2007 and have trained in many different places over the years; Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, and Washington DC. I’m currently living and working in Delaware.

What inspired you to become a personal trainer?

Chris: I realized it first when working at a local YMCA and giving fitness orientations. I gained this great appreciation for seeing a person take steps to inquire about their future fitness plans.

What are your training specialties?
 
Chris: I specialize in functional training, strength training, and adult/youth sports performance (speed and agility).
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What keeps you motivated to stay fit yourself?
 
Chris: I appreciate my clients and seeing them go through the process. It gives me energy to take ownership over my own health and fitness choices.
 
Do you have any guilty pleasures?
 
Chris: I don’t know if I should feel guilty about this – guess it depends who you’re talking to – but I am a huge Anime fan.
 
Who are your heroes?
 
Chris: My parents. They are both teachers and they’ve always believed that if you know something, then you should eventually teach it to others.
 
What’s your favorite Workout Trainer feature?
 
Chris: The ability to attach likes and comments to workouts, is one of my favorite features. I love how it allows the whole community to see, discuss, and appreciate the hard work of each trainee.

Skimble Trainer Chris SumoDo you have any go-to training gear that you would recommend?

Chris: Sandbags and TRX are my go-to pieces of equipment. They are great for adding more versatility to your exercise routine.

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

Chris: I always recommend incorporating foam rolling and recovery workouts. They are very effective for muscle toning and posture adjustments. Try adding some simple recovery movements to your daily routine for a week and you’ll really notice the benefits.

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

Chris 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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Want to follow Chris Sumo and other great trainers for inspiration and motivation? Download the Workout Trainer app for Android & iOS, then head on over to the Trainers tab.


Are you a fitness professional? Want to become a Trainer like Chris and have access to our Android and more? Get started for free on Skimble’s Trainer page.

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