Manually enter workouts?

10 posts | Original | Recent
 
Image_thumb
15 Posts
Jun 7, 2015 10:10pm
via Android

Hi Everyone

I've been using Skimble for a while and really like it. The only challenge I have is with things like running and squash, and accurately entering them in to get the right points etc.

I've just started using the 'Zombie Run' app so can't really apply a standard run to it. Does anyone know if there's a sensible way to manually enter a workout for something that is difficult to add into Skimble the traditional way?

Cheers
Al

Image_thumb
17 Posts
Jun 7, 2015 11:32pm
via Android

I am using RunKeeper app to track my running and walking.. this app allows me to download the gpx file which will contain all the details about my activity.. like avg speed, duration, elevation etc..
I will just upload the file in skimble..

Image_thumb
15 Posts
Jun 8, 2015 8:39am
Ah cool. I use RunKeeper as well so will look into this method. Thanks for responding! Al
Image_thumb
15 Posts
Jun 8, 2015 10:47am
via Android

Can I ask, how do you upload into Skimble? Can't find it anywhere!

Image_thumb
17 Posts
Jun 8, 2015 12:28pm

we can upload the gpx file through www.skimble.com site. select Sports -> track a sport -> track an activity -> Choose Run -> upload -> upload gps file.

Hope this helps.. if you couldnt find it still, i can send a mail with screenshots.

Image_thumb
15 Posts
Jun 8, 2015 1:38pm
Amazing, all sorted. Thanks for your help!
08 Jun
You are welcome :)
10622785_780765601944501_8742260473565883200_n_thumb
13 Posts
Jun 8, 2015 1:45pm
via iOS
Can you do that from your phone or do you have to use a PC?? I to use map my run.
08 Jun
You can use the Internet browser on your phone to access skimble.com and use those functions.
Image_thumb
17 Posts
Jun 8, 2015 1:51pm

I searched for this option in both "Workout Trainer" and "GPS Sports Tracker" apps by skimble.. but we do not have this option in mobile apps. I think for now, we need to use desktop\laptop to upload the gpx file.

Image_thumb
15 Posts
Jun 8, 2015 1:55pm

I agree, I think it's PC only for now. Ideally there will be an integration in the future so thatg when you complete a run in your running app it will automatically update to Skimble (like it does for MyFitnessPal and apps like that). One for the development backlog skimble, and kind of a no brainer :-)

Image_thumb
994 Posts
Jun 9, 2015 4:44am
via Android

It took me a while to realize that many "pc only" functions can be accessed via skimble.com on any Internet browser on my phone, just not the app.

Reply


Skimble-workout-trainer-download-app-recommended-programs

Download_app_store_ios Download_google_play_android_172x51


Workout Trainer Forums

Welcome Wagon

6,181 topics, 38,202 posts

Motivation & Support

8,528 topics, 41,863 posts

App Updates

5 topics, 30 posts

Ask the Pros

701 topics, 1,791 posts

Workouts and Programs

2,872 topics, 12,162 posts

Trainer Tools

3 topics, 13 posts

Featured Training Programs

Total HIIT

Total HIIT

Moderate Time 4 Weeks
At-Home Bootcamp

At-Home Bootcamp

Moderate Time 4 Weeks
Weight Loss 1

Weight Loss 1

Casual Time 4 Weeks
Kettlebell: Stabilize

Kettlebell: Stabilize

Casual Time 3 Weeks
Cross Training with Yoga

Cross Training with Yoga

Intense Time 4 Weeks
Lose It. Tone It!

Lose It. Tone It!

Casual Time 4 Weeks

Featured Workouts

All About Balance

All About Balance

Casual Ic_time_32x32 12 mins  
Legs  
Ring in Spring

Ring in Spring

Moderate Ic_time_32x32 6 mins  
Chest   Ic_workout_dumbbell_32x32 Rings
Leg Blaster

Leg Blaster

Intense Ic_time_32x32 15 mins  
Lower Body  
Off The Wall

Off The Wall

Casual Ic_time_32x32 7 mins  
Full Body   Ic_workout_dumbbell_32x32 Wall
Muscle Into Spring

Muscle Into Spring

Moderate Ic_time_32x32 16 mins  
Full Body   Ic_workout_dumbbell_32x32 Dumbbell
Bodyweight Booty

Bodyweight Booty

Intense Ic_time_32x32 10 mins  
Lower Body