Entries by Martin Bingisser

Rhode Island State Championships (RI) Results

State leaders Liangie Calderon (Coventry, RI) and Tarik Robinson-O’Hagan (Woonsocket, RI) were both victorious at the state championships over the weekend. Robinson-O’Hagan had a historic meeting, winning the hammer, shot put, and discus. His hammer mark was also a new personal best and ranks 7th all-time in the US. Six boys were over 60 meters in a deep field as well. Calderon captured the girl’s competition with her opening throw, but her rivals kept her close by in a tight competition.

HMMR Podcast Episode 275: Championship debrief

The California State Championships are perhaps the hardest competition in high school sports. This year Nick sent 6 throwers to the meet and walked away with 7 podium finishes. On this week’s podcast we take a look at the meet, how to prepare for it, and the unique path each athlete took to achieve their success this season.

Ohio High School Hammer Championship (OH) Results

The meet records weren’t in danger, but that didn’t stop a heated competition from forming at this year’s Ohio State Championship. Junior Kaylin Howey (Bellevue, OH) entered the meet ranked third in the state, but claimed victory after a personal best gave her a narrow win. In the boy’s competition, Colby Morlock (Norwayne, OH) extended his state lead to secure the title as well.

GAINcast Episode 243: Keep it simple (with Dr. Michael Joyner)

Looking back on successful people, coaches, training programs, and processes, one thing keeps showing up over and over: simplicity. Dr. Michael Joyner has wide-ranging experience at the forefront of medicine, research, public health, elite performance, and coaching. Across these domains he keeps seeing the reductionists move ahead. On this week’s GAINcast he shares examples of how simple approaches can be effective when it comes to planning, data collection, performance models, load management, and much more.

HMMR Podcast Episode 274: 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.