I Am Yessica Martinez
I Am Yessica Martinez

Competing now for ten years, we recircle with Yessica Martinez to get an update on life, training, and foreseeable future endeavors.

LISTEN: Table Talk Podcast Clip — Yessica Martinez Discusses JM Blakley Coaching Her Bench Press
LISTEN: Table Talk Podcast Clip — Yessica Martinez Discusses JM Blakley ...

In hindsight, what was Yessica Martinez’s biggest takeaway from working with the bench press wizard JM Blakley?

LISTEN: Table Talk Podcast #43 with Julia Anto, Yessica Martinez, and Alycia Israel
LISTEN: Table Talk Podcast #43 with Julia Anto, Yessica Martinez, and Al...

This episode will have a little less testosterone than usual, but don’t let that stop you from listening! Tune in to find out what makes these three women strong(er) than you…

Competition Results: 7 elitefts Athletes, 3 Meets, 1 Weekend
Competition Results: 7 elitefts Athletes, 3 Meets, 1 Weekend

Check out how some of your favorite lifters did this past weekend at Great Lakes Raw, IPA Buckeye Brawl, and APF Raw Power Challenge.

Women's Only Seminar at Tank's Training Facility
Women's Only Seminar at Tank's Training Facility

I found that I was even able to take something away from the women’s only seminar, and these takeaways helped me in my coaching abilities and some made me ponder more on the female experience and perspective in a male-dominated area. I also got to interview three NCAA female student-athletes.

WATCH: Why You Should Check Out Yessica Martinez's Training Log
WATCH: Why You Should Check Out Yessica Martinez's Training Log

Doing more gen pop or accessible workouts doesn’t make someone any less strong. Just ask elitefts athlete Yessica Martinez. Or, better yet, read her training logs to see how doing yoga or some gen pop exercise could lead to some bigger numbers in the squat.

Don’t Call It a Comeback
Don’t Call It a Comeback

I was beyond grateful that Dan Green still welcomed me to compete at Boss of Bosses V (a fantastic event) this year. Strap in and pay attention if you like a good drama.

WATCH: Team elitefts Trains for The 2016 Arnold/XPC Finals
WATCH: Team elitefts Trains for The 2016 Arnold/XPC Finals

With only four weeks to go, our athletes are getting serious (and animated) in the S4 Compound.

Power Clinic To Host Casey Williams & Yessica Martinez Seminar
Power Clinic To Host Casey Williams & Yessica Martinez Seminar
Power Clinic To Host Cassey Williams & Yessica Martinez Seminar
10 Gifts for the Training-Obsessed Woman
10 Gifts for the Training-Obsessed Woman

The holiday season is here. If you’re struggling to come up with gift ideas for a girl who places training as her top priority, look no further. I’ve got you covered.

WATCH: S4 Weekend Training at elitefts w/ Squat Strip Puke Set
WATCH: S4 Weekend Training at elitefts w/ Squat Strip Puke Set

What started as a coaching weekend turned into a group training session for elitefts team members.

Yessica Martinez Wins First Place at Caution Strong Competition
Yessica Martinez Wins First Place at Caution Strong Competition
Last minute strongman competition turns into a victory.
Incline Fat Bar Speed Bench Against Micro Resistance Bands
Incline Fat Bar Speed Bench Against Micro Resistance Bands

Looking for some inspiration to train for your next strongman event?

Yessica Martinez Goes 8 for 9 while Ano Pulls 804
Yessica Martinez Goes 8 for 9 while Ano Pulls 804
Elitefts Team Athlete Yessica Martinez goes 297-181-352 for a 75.5 lb PR total of 830.5
Live Q&A with Julia Ladewski and Yessica Martinez
Live Q&A with Julia Ladewski and Yessica Martinez
Top questions (picked by Julia & Yessica) will receive Strongher™ apparel.
WATCH: Introducing New elitefts Team Member Yessica Martinez
WATCH: Introducing New elitefts Team Member Yessica Martinez

Get to know this two-sport strength athlete in Miami.

WATCH: A Message from Team elitefts
WATCH: A Message from Team elitefts

There's more to our athletes than big numbers and world-class physiques. Find out what really matters to Team elitefts this holiday season.

How do you do it alone?
How do you do it alone?
Motivation from elitefts team member Yessica Martinez

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