Time to highlight one of our spectacular athletes! What makes up an Athlete of the Month? Not RX’ing every workout or lifting the most weight. This athlete exhibits consistency and a hard work mentality. Every time they come to the gym they have a good attitude and give their all. This person is also welcoming of others, helping make CFHD the best community there is. Each month we choose a different athlete and post some fun facts about them to help y’all get to know them better.
This month's athlete is Scott Eller. Scott is the perfect example of someone with self-discipline. He wants something, he puts his mind to it, and he achieves it! Since joining H Dub, Scott has lost 50 pounds and completely changed his lifestyle for the better. He stays consistent in the gym and doesn't stop there. He is also dedicated to his nutrition. He is also one of the kindest persons you will meet. Always smiling and cheering others on in the gym. Your dedication and good vibes do not go unnoticed, Scott! We are thankful for you!
Name: Scott Eller
Hometown: Collierville, TN
Occupation: Vanderbilt Recruiter
Tell us a little bit about yourself: I am an easy going person from Memphis that can shy at first. I played college football at Tennessee Tech before moving to Nashville. I love to hunt and fish in my free time. My family and friends mean everything to me.
What were your goals when you started CrossFit? My first goal is to weigh 250 pounds so that I can go sky diving. I have lost 50 pounds since January 2017 and still 25 pounds to go. My ultimate goal is to be healthier and weigh 235 pounds, which I have not been since high school.
How long have you been doing CrossFit and how did you get into it?
6 months. I got started because of Mr. Hall. He took me to an Hdub bowling outing and everybody was so nice. Mr. Hall is a member of the gym and talked me into trying it out. I quickly fell in love.
What is your favorite/least favorite thing we do in CrossFit? My favorite activity is lifting and my least favorite is running.
How has CrossFit H Dub positively affected you? It has allowed me to get me out of my comfort zone and desire a healthier lifestyle.
What advice do you have for newcomers? Stick to it. Be consistent. It will be hard at times, but once the workout is done, you will feel great!
What is something no one at the gym knows about you? My nickname is Scoot because I missed spelled it in 7th grade.
Who are 3 people you would have a meal or drink with dead or alive? Will Ferrell, my Grand dad, and George Washington
If you had an intro song when you walk into the gym what would it be. Don't know music. haha
Favorite Sport? Football
If you could have one super power what would it be? To be invisible
What is your favorite cheat meal? Pizza and beers