Skimble FAQ


See also: Workout Trainer for Android FAQ

What Is Skimble?

Skimble is the ultimate companion for your active life. With the mission to inspire active lifestyles, Skimble provides three mobile applications on iOS and Android: Workout Trainer, Skimble Sports Tracker and Fitness Flow for Android.

  • Workout Trainer provides follow along workouts and training programs led by expert personal trainers.
  • Skimble Sports Tracker provides a location-based, social iPhone and web application to help you plan, track and discover activities nearby and far.
Use Skimble to connect with other active people and share your achievements with friends. Whether you run, hike, bike, rock climb, ski, snowboard, kayak, canoe, do cardio, lift weights, or practice yoga and pilates, join the fun and skimble it!

How do I do workouts in Workout Trainer?

To do workouts, just download Workout Trainer on your iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch or Android device. Log in to your Skimble account and we will recommend workouts for you to do! You can also just browse our library of 1000+ free workouts or create your own.

What sports activities can I track in the Skimble GPS Sports Tracker?

Currently, Skimble supports over 45 different sports activities! Open up the app on your phone or go to your dashboard on the web to see all the supported sports.

What are points?

Points are earned with each activity you do (across Sports Tracker and Workout Trainer) so the more active your are the more points you earn. We keep track of your points each month, so you can see just how active you’ve been each month. Compare against your previous month’s total or against your friends and fellow Skimblers!

How can I change my account information and privacy settings?

Click on the gear icon in the upper right hand corner of the screen. From there, you can change your name, email address, password, email/push notifications, and privacy settings. Under the ‘Account’ tab you can toggle the check box to make your profile private, since it’s set up as a public account by default. You can delete your account under this tab as well.

Do I have to use Facebook Connect to sign up for an account?

Nope, you just need a valid email address. Just create a password, enter your name, and you’ll be on your way to fitness glory!

What features can I use from my home PC?

  • We’ve got so many things to keep you fitness-minded and motivated!
  • Track your activity and weekly calorie count
  • Stay connected and motivated with the Skimble community through Forums, Private Messages, and comments
  • Browse our workout and program library
  • Upgrade your membership or purchase Training Programs
  • If you are a Pro+ member, we have a library of high-def workout videos available to you

How do I report an offensive/inappropriate Skimble member?

We don’t tolerate inappropriate behavior, and we appreciate when our members are as vigilant as us when it comes to keeping our community supportive for everyone. In the forums, you can report a user’s post, and you can report photos as well. For other offending issues, please email abuse@skimble.com with the profile URL of the offending user and we’ll address the matter accordingly.

Where can I send feedback, offer suggestions, or give virtual high fives to you?

We love hearing from our community! E-mail us at support@skimble.com.

Want to contact us?

Click on the 'Feedback' tab on the right side of any page or email: support@skimble.com