A private coach with 30 years of expertise working with ladies’s our bodies has revealed how she sculpts them to perfection – and also you need not carry heavy weights within the fitness center.
Vix Erber, or Bondi Vixen as she is understood in her group of Bondi Seaside, first obtained her begin within the health business in 1991, turning into one of many first individuals in Australia to finish their private coaching certificates.
Now she owns and runs The Vixletix Method Studio, a boutique energy, HIIT, Pilates and yoga-infused group and private coaching setting, which is steadily rising its consumer base after disruptions and lockdowns brought on by Covid.
Whereas each girl’s physique is totally different and can reply to totally different coaching kinds Vix takes the strategy of infusing excessive repetitions with mild weights because it means her shoppers are much less vulnerable to accidents and heavy loading on the joints.
‘It is also a a lot safer strategy in my view and it doesn’t matter what your physique sort this model will lean you out and tone you up with out the majority that tends to return with heavy lifting,’ she advised FEMAIL.
Vix Erber (pictured), or Bondi Vixen as she is understood in her group of Bondi Seaside, first obtained her begin within the health business in 1991
Considered one of Vix’s signature exercise lessons, known as SWEAT, includes utilizing mild weights and cardio drills set to quick intervals
Considered one of Vix’s signature exercise lessons, known as SWEAT, includes utilizing mild weights and cardio drills set to quick intervals.
‘It is the last word in fats burning, strengthening and firming. It is an all inclusive triple menace,’ she mentioned.
For these girls on a weight reduction journey the devoted private coach recommends sustaining construction as crucial a part of the puzzle.
Retaining it easy by understanding what number of energy you are consuming in comparison with what you are utilizing up in the course of the day is the one option to see the scales transfer in a optimistic course.
‘Energy coaching is important over every thing else to remain lean and robust and for those who prepare with weights you could have additionally tackled your cardio in a single hit,’ Vix mentioned.
‘Should you do not add a cardio factor to your weight coaching then I all the time advocate both a gentle sand jog or stroll. You get extra bang on your buck on the gentle sand.’
Vix, who’s in her late 40s, teaches as much as 16 lessons every week herself and completes all the private coaching appointments at her fitness center.
‘I obtained a job at Healthland Fitness center in Bondi Junction after ending college and I’ve labored ever since,’ Vix mentioned beforehand.
Within the early 2000s she would get a couple of girlfriends collectively for ‘mums and bubs’ lessons earlier than taking her coaching to the seaside within the type of bootcamps, the place Bondi Vixen was born.
After testing out the waters with a pop up studio – which ‘went via the roof’ in signal ups – Vix lastly landed an area in North Bondi, barely a minute’s stroll from the sand
What are Vix’s 4 pillars of well being and health?
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Empower: We decelerate the reps to concentrate on lifting heavier weights. With two lessons, one tailor-made to the higher physique and the opposite for the decrease, we prioritise defining and shaping lean muscle precisely the place you need it.
Sculpt: Be part of us barefoot on the mat and put together to carry, squeeze and crunch your option to a robust core and highly effective booty utilizing tight and focused Pilates-inspired actions towards reducing intervals.
Sweat: HIIT, however not as it. By bursts of excessive depth exercise, our exercise will get progressively more difficult. This dynamic circuit model exercise leads to whole physique cardio-conditioning.
Restore: In two kinds, Yin and Movement Yoga, we provide restoration lessons that provide help to really feel relaxed, lengthened and centred. These slow-paced classes are a time to mirror and take heed to your physique as we transfer via postures and really feel our edges.
‘I had 30 robust ladies in my teams. We might prepare rain, hail or shine. Solely 5 years in the past boutique health was simply beginning out and I knew that was the course I needed to go in,’ she mentioned.
After testing out the waters with a pop up studio – which ‘went via the roof’ in signal ups – Vix lastly landed an area in North Bondi, barely a minute’s stroll from the sand.
Whereas there are many health choices within the neighborhood focused at women and men of their 20s Vix hoped her methodology of understanding would attraction to the 35+ age bracket.
‘Vixletix Methodology is predicated on 4 pillars that I imagine are essential for a extra constant routine,’ she mentioned.
The primary pillar, Empower, focuses on rising lean muscle with energy coaching, which is vital for bone density and stopping osteoporosis as we age.
‘Younger ones are available in pondering they are going to bulk up with weights however that’s simply not the case. In a female-only setting, you’ll solely get the outcomes ladies require and need,’ she mentioned.
The subsequent pillar is Sculpt, which is Vix’s model of ‘progressive’ Pilates coaching utilizing booty bands, sliders and interval coaching.
It targets the glutes and core in equal measure for a focused exercise.
‘Vixletix Methodology is predicated on 4 pillars that I imagine are essential for a extra constant routine,’ she mentioned
The studio additionally has therapeutic massage therapists, nutritionists and dietitians on website to make sure shoppers have a well-rounded strategy to their well being
The ultimate two are Sweat – which is multi-functional cardio and conditioning – and Restore, which is an opportunity to meditate and calm down with yoga.
There are lessons related to every of those pillars to make it simpler to decide on a broad selection every week.
The studio additionally has therapeutic massage therapists, nutritionists and dietitians on website to make sure shoppers have a well-rounded strategy to their well being.
‘You do not have to go wherever else. The very best outcomes come from when you are going to the one place, it is safer and extra motivating,’ Vix mentioned.
Vix recommends 4 health classes every week to see outcomes, with three at an absolute minimal, and to make it part of your life-style, quite than a chore that should get executed every day.