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Press Release "Hybrid Corporate Wellness"

By Jeff Quinn

LOCAL GYM INTRODUCES NEW HYBRID CORPORATE WELLNESS PROGRAM WITH PHYSICAL AND FISCAL BENEFITS WITH EMPLOYEEPERX

Echelon Health and Fitness, a gym in Voorhees, NJ, has introduced an innovative way to combine local business partnerships with their mission of helping the community reach their fitness goals.

The result is the Hybrid Corporate Wellness Program. The goal of this plan is to improve the fiscal, and physical health of nearby businesses, while at the same time, providing their staff with EmployeePERX.

Recent research shows that employee fitness has many benefits. Decreased rates of illness and injuries, employee absenteeism, and reduced healthcare costs help to save money for employers throughout the year. Studies have also shown improved employee relations, morale, and increased productivity allows the business to run smoothly. Fitness programs also enhanced recruitment and the retention of healthy employees.

The Physical portion of the Hybrid Corporate Wellness program includes a full service membership with group personal training twice a week provided by Echelon Health & Fitness’s personal training dept, “LIV”for the Owner or Manager.

“Owning and or managing your business can be very stressful, and at times we put our business needs ahead of our personal health,” said David Chung

“That’s why I wanted to introduce this Hybrid Corporate Wellness Program,” said David Chung, owner of Echelon Health and Fitness. “With the main goal of helping local business owners and managers become healthier, and in turn set great examples to their employees,” he continued.

All participants’ employees receive a 30 day membership that comes with a Fitness Assessment and a Functional Moving Screening test. It also includes preferred membership and personal training pricing after the 30 days. All employees have access to EmployeePERX discounts at over 350 merchants, simply for being employed with participating company.

The fiscal portion of the Hybrid Corporate Wellness program includes the participants businesses being listed on the MemberPERX platform with a unique call to action on the mobile app and website.

The MemberPERX platform offers exclusive discounts to members of Echelon Health and Fitness by highlighting companies in the area. Participants have their company listed on Echelon’s mobile app and website with a unique call to action. The gym promotes local MemberPERX merchants to members through the mobile app, push notifications, email blast, in club signage, tabling at monthly Open Houses.

The facility is home to a six foot TV wall and televisions throughout the gym, which feature the 30 second digital commercials of program participants.

“This club promotes our business with their customers and also offers a special discount for employees,” said Alex Urbieta of Rodizio Grill in Voorhees. “I fully recommend this place if you are looking for a quality gym with excellent facilities and good service,” he continued.

“Since Del Frisco’s signed up with the PERX program, we have seen a very satisfactory response,” said Carmen Tedesco, general manager at Del Frisco’s, “about 4 to 6 customers, on average, redeeming their PERX discount every weekend.”

Tedesco looks forward to the future of this business partnership. "Hospitality goes a long way and we can tell that PERX has what it takes. Keep the PERX coming,” he continued.

“Partnering up with Echelon has been such a rewarding experience! We value our team members so this is the perfect opportunity to show them how much we care about their health. We all need a place to destress and Echelon is the place to do it. As a business, we also enjoy the benefits of our partnership by being able to advertise our promotions and new products.” -Matt Williams, Operator of Chick-fil-A Voorhees

Echelon Health and Fitness is a family owned gym that offers cutting edge programming. They feature a mobile app that improves the member’s experience, over 75 classes per week, and a results oriented personal training program “ LIV Train for Life” The facility also includes an indoor track, childcare, 5 lane pool, whirl pool, dry sauna and steam room and recently added Sport Massage by “Mekong”

Since opening in April 2016 Echelon Health and Fitness has become a top destination for gym-goers looking for valuable amenities, programming and affordable pricing. Members have saved over $50,000 through the MemberPERX program.

Merchant partners include but not limited to Adams Carpet, Donna Scoot Secret Med Spa, Sports Clips, Harvest Seasonal Grill, Pancheros, Capital Grill, Catelli Duo, Chick-fil-A, Del Frisco’s Maggiano’s, Seasons52, Rodizio Grill, Vera of Cherry Hill, Hand & Stone, Philadelphia Soul, British Swim School, and Smoothie King.

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Echelon Health and Fitness

1160 White Horse Rd,

Voorhees, NJ 08043

Phone. 856-454-2976

Email. jquinn@fitperxphilly.com