Workout Trainer: Quick How-To Guide and Expert Tips

Workout Trainer 101: Quick How-To and Expert TipsAs you may know, Workout Trainer allows you the flexibility to work out anywhere, anytime with move-by-move workouts created by certified fitness professionals. Are you a newbie exploring the app for the first time? Have you already done a few workouts using the app and are you ready to push your own training boundaries? Wherever you are in your fitness journey, just know we’re here to help every step of the way! Below is a quick guide with expert tips to help newcomers and regulars alike get the most out of their Workout Trainer experience.

For starters, make sure you download the FREE Workout Trainer app on your Android & iOS devices! Also available on Galaxy Apps and the Amazon Appstore. Next, let’s explore the app’s main sections:

Fitness Assessment and Recommendations
Move-by-Move Workouts
  • do workouts that target your fitness needs at any given time
  • choose from thousands of free and pro multimedia workouts
  • find new challenges to keep pushing your limits with our Workout of the Week releases
  • learn new exercises and practice your old favorites with our 2000+ exercise library
  • expert tip: create unlimited workouts and exercises (this is a pro+ feature)
Custom Training Programs
  • enroll in a multi-week training program to hit your specific goals
  • create your own personalized schedule to work out wherever, whenever it works best for you!
  • set calendar reminders to stay on track and hold yourself accountable
  • expert tip: create your own training programs (this is a pro+ feature)
Online Personal Trainers
  • find real online trainers who can provide you with added support and accountability
  • follow trainer profiles to get updates, expert tips, and workout motivation
  • sample content before you sign up with a free trial of your choice
  • expert tip: if you’re a certified trainer, sign up for your free trainer profile and get started with our innovative trainer tools
Multi-Million Member Fit Community
  • get global updates and forums that allow you to connect with like-minded community members
  • use the leaderboard to challenge yourself and stay motivated
  • follow other members and trainers who inspire you
  • expert tip: invite your friends to stay motivated together, share your fave workouts, and see what they are doing to stay active
Go-To Home Tab
  • your custom dashboard includes created and completed workouts, enrolled training programs, and tailored recommendations
  • easily access the 1:1 messaging stream between you and your online personal trainer
  • get updates and recommendations from your friends in Workout Trainer
  • expert tip: do the updated fitness assessment, and try to hit your weekly workout goal (we love to come across members on a streak!)

Workout Trainer by Skimble: Quick How-To Guide and Expert TipsAre you ready to get started? Download or update the FREE Workout Trainer app on your Android or iOS devices. See what’s new and let us know what your favorite feature is!

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Easily Customize your Training with Regular Client Check-Ins

Workout Trainer by Skimble: Trainer Tools: Client Check-InsCoaching clients through Online Personal Training has never been easier with Skimble’s free Trainer Tools and innovative coaching solution. As you gain remote clients, it’s easy to engage with them and create meaningful long-lasting relationships! It’s all about providing great training coupled with an ongoing conversation so they know you’re with them every step of the way.

In general, Skimble Verified Trainers establish a win-win relationship with each client by spending ~4 hours per month checking in with private messaging and creating training content using Workout Trainer. This blog post will share some tips and ideas on how to make regular client check-ins an easy, hassle-free habit.

Update Fitness Assessment

Ask your clients to complete the in-app Fitness Assessment to get a better understanding of their starting point. They can access the Fitness Assessment from the left side menu, in the Settings tab. An accurate Fitness Assessment will give you more insight into how active they currently are, what their main fitness goal is, their gender and age, as well as the types of training they are interested in.

Workout Trainer by Skimble: Client Check-Ins: Fitness Assessment

Get Latest Weight Reading

You can also ask your clients to update their weight in the Calories Burned section of the Settings tab. Having these measurements at your fingertips can help you plan out the optimal training schedule for even your newest of clients, as well as give them that personalized touch they’re looking for.

Workout Trainer by Skimble: Client Check-Ins: Calories Burned

Send One-Off Workouts

Send a one-off workout to test their endurance and progress throughout different stages of your training relationship. This will help you understand their fitness level and allow you to adapt your custom training schedule to better suit their needs.

Workout Trainer by Skimble: Client Check-Ins: Send Training Content

Use Message Templates

Get inspired by our Message Templates! You can use and adapt any of our standard message templates when you’re short on time, looking for something out of the ordinary, or need a quick one-liner to get your clients motivated for their next training session.

Workout Trainer by Skimble: Client Check-Ins: Message Templates

Share a Fitspo or Fitness Tip

Some people relate more to visuals, so get to know your clients and figure out what works. Try sending them an inspiring Fitspo pic or a motivational quote you live by. Something as simple as a workout tip or healthy recipe suggestion can make your clients’ day!

Make client check-ins a weekly habit and never lose touch with your remote clients in Workout Trainer. With the potential to earn an extra $35-$140 USD/month per client, it’s worth it to stay on top of things and maintain these win-win relationships.

As always, if you have any questions, feel free to drop us an email at – cheers!

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Video Tutorials to Help You Get Started with Online Personal Training

Workout Trainer by Skimble: Video Tutorials That Help You Get Started with Online Personal Training

Are you a fitness professional looking to grow your business? Then you’ve come to the right place! Skimble’s free Trainer Tools help personal trainers around the world grow their business with ease and sustainability.

We understand that coaches want to more easily train existing clients and reach new clients, wherever they are. Adding an online element to your business has become a crucial consideration in the 21st century. You can now turn to Online Personal Training to supplement your in-person coaching efforts – without any overhead and the potential to earn significant income! With a large client base willing and able to adopt mobile on-the-go training, the time has never been better to jump on the bandwagon and get your business booming.

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Getting started with Skimble’s Trainer Tools is now easier than ever before. Subscribe to our new YouTube channel for Verified Trainers and watch these short 2-minute video tutorials to familiarize yourself with content creation in the Workout Trainer app. You’ll be smashing out workout assignments and custom training programs for your clients in no time.

Once again, with our ready-to-go platform, Workout Trainer lets you get started with Online Personal Training in just a few clicks. There is no large investment cost required to build and maintain a professional website. No cumbersome administrative tasks taking up your valuable time. No long-term commitments to consider.

What are you waiting for? Simply download the app on your Android & iOS devices, sign up as a Fitness Professional and get free access to our innovative trainer tools and coaching solutions. Start growing your business with online coaching for existing customers and acquire new remote clients from our 20 million member fit community.

As always, if you have any questions, feel free to drop us an email at – cheers!

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Train Your Clients for FREE With Workout Trainer

Workout Trainer by Skimble: 1:1 Training

Are you a fitness professional looking to take your business to the next level? The latest Workout Trainer app update allows trainers to coach clients with a wide range of free trainer tools. Submit your certifications to become a Skimble Verified Trainer today to start creating move-by-move workouts for your 1:1 clients and track their progress along the way.


Invite your clients to download the FREE Workout Trainer app

As a Skimble Verified Trainer you can now invite your clients to download the Workout Trainer app on Android or iOS. Send clients your unique promo code through email/text message or add Workout Trainer members directly to your 1:1 Training list in app. Your clients can enter the promo code at sign-up or existing Workout Trainer users can add the promo code in their Settings to activate 1:1 Training.

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Train together remotely using private messaging

Once your clients are added to your 1:1 Training client list, you’ll have access to private messaging. Find your client list under the 1:1 Training tab in the side menu or on your Dashboard and use the private messaging feature to share workouts, track your clients’ progress and provide personalized motivation from afar.

Workout Trainer by Skimble: 1:1 Training

Easily keep track of your clients’ completed workouts

After you’ve shared a workout with your client, it will appear as sent in the 1:1 messaging chat. As a trainer, you can easily check back here to view when the workout was completed. This is a great feature to quickly see if your clients are staying on track and doing their workout assignments.

Workout Trainer by Skimble: 1:1 Training

Trainers need permission to access their clients’ stats

Remind your clients to allow you access to their data. They can do this both as public AND private Workout Trainer users. Permission to access data provides you with their fitness assessment, workout history and stats. Your clients can easily give you access to their data by tapping your name in their ‘My Trainers’ list on their dashboard.

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Ready to try these FREE Trainer Tools? Get verified today as a Skimble Trainer and join the mobile fitness movement. Take your coaching to the next level with Workout Trainer on Android and iOS.

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