Entries by Martin Bingisser

HMMR Podcast Episode 273: Bounce (with Ben Simons)

We often think of explosiveness as just one quality, but the fastest sprinter isn’t always the best bobsledder or long jumper. Explosiveness can be expressed in different ways. Olympic bobsledder Ben Simons is well known on social media for his jumping exploits. On this week’s episode he talks about optimizing your plyometric training, the demands of bobsled training, and much more.

RIIL Division Championships (RI) Results

Last weekend’s Rhode Island Division Champinoships took place. Competing in four divisions across the state, all of the state’s top throwers took part. Liangie Calderon (Coventry, RI) set a new state leading mark to win a hotly contested southern division over hear teammate Madison Lupino (Coventry, RI). Tarik Robinson-O´Hagan (Woonsocket, RI) had the best boy’s mark across the four divisions, with Asher Robbins (Barrington, RI) and Andrew Harmon (North Kingstown, RI) also capturing wins near their personal bests.

GAINcast Episode 242: The jump man (with Jeremy Fischer)

When it comes to the jumps in track and field, it is hard to beat the track record of coach Jeremy Fischer. Over the last two decades, Fischer has guided numerous world champions and Olympic medalists across the long jump, triple jump, and high jump. On this week’s podcast he breaks down how he puts together a training week, his strength training philosophy for jumping, and much more.

HMMR Podcast Episode 273: Jumping

Jumping is one of the cornerstones of athleticism and plays a central role in the athletic development for early every sport. On this week’s episode we look at introducing jump training to athletes, our progressions, how to make jump training sport-specific, and testing protocols.