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BodyBusiness is committed

By looking out for its employees as well as it members, BodyBusiness in Austin, Texas, has stumbled … or maybe not so much a stumble as much as a discovery … onto a great way to retain both, simultaneously. 

BodyBusiness, with two locations in the capital of Texas, probably has a higher percentage of full-time employees than most health clubs – currently almost 50% in the two facilities combined. In turn, owner Susan Cooper feels that it defines what BodyBusiness is – a company that is committed to health and wellness for its members and the Austin community with employees who work week is focused solely on its job inside the BodyBusiness walls. She said that commitment results in better membership retention because they are familiar with the employees; and it goes without saying that those will a full-time job are more likely to stay than those working part-time hours. 

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