February's Athlete of the Month
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 H Dub 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!
Congrats are in order for Mrs. Dana Cina! What a wonderful addition to the 6:30am crew she is. She always comes in with a smile that brightens the room. Not only that, but this woman is STRONG. It is inspiring to see her come in day in and day out and put in the work.
Name: Dana Cina
Hometown: East Ridge, TN
Age: 53 this month
Occupation: Auto Claim Team Manager
Tell us a little bit about yourself: I’m a Christian. Wife of 30 years to Ron, mother to 2 boys Andrew and Jerdon. Grandmother to Elena, she is 13 months old and precious. Mother to a 16 year old Yorkie named Smoky. I love to spend time with my family and strive to be a positive influence to those around me.
What were your goals when you started training? Increased overall fitness, strength and cardio.
How long have you been at H Dub and how did you get into it? I’ve been at H Dub for over 11/2 years was looking for a new CrossFit home when I moved to Nashville.
What is your favorite/least favorite thing we do in training? My favorite thing is a sprint of any kind. My least favorite is probably the assault bike.
How has H Dub positively affected you? The positive energy at H Dub has helped me want to train more consistently. The coaches and members are welcoming and the instruction provided is genuine.
What advice do you have for newcomers? Be patient with yourself; there are lots of things to work on at H Dub. Don’t compete with others only compare yourself to you. Consistency is the key.
What is something no one at the gym knows about you? I made it to the state finals in the 100 meters (at that time in a division for the largest High schools in TN)
Who are 3 people you would have a meal or drink with dead or alive? My deceased grandmothers.
If you had an intro song when you walk into the gym what would it be? Kanye West – Stronger
Favorite Sport? Watching my boys compete in Jiu Jitsu
If you could have one super power what would it be? Predict the future/stock market/retire early
What is your favorite thing to eat? Mexican food.