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Health & Fit Two Brides Did A Deadlift At Their Wedding As A Symbol Of Unity And Strength

19:50  29 october  2019
19:50  29 october  2019 Source:   womenshealthmag.com

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Two Brooklyn brides did a tandem deadlift during their wedding ceremony. Deadlift . That was roughly the order of the wedding ceremony for two brides , Lisa Yang and Wek Hernandez. Weightlifting enthusiasts, like these brides, build strength and power with the signature moves.)

After their vows, the brides deadlifteda 253-pound barbell together. And yes, they did so while wearing their gorgeous wedding dresses and veils. "It was meant to not only bea symbol of unity but also astatement," Hernandez told Insider. "Individually we are strong, capable women—but together, we

a group of people around each other: Two Brooklyn brides did a tandem deadlift during their wedding ceremony. Photographer Eileen Meny captured the moment the couple lifted the barbell together.© Eileen Meny Photography Two Brooklyn brides did a tandem deadlift during their wedding ceremony. Photographer Eileen Meny captured the moment the couple lifted the barbell together.
  • Two brides, Lisa Yang and Wek Hernandez, did three tandem deadlifts in their wedding gowns during their wedding ceremony.
  • Fitness is a big part of their relationship, and they lift together and compete.
  • Lisa and Wek chose the move to show unity and prove that, "Individually, we are strong capable women, but together we are stronger."

Vows. Rings. Deadlift. That was roughly the order of the wedding ceremony for two brides, Lisa Yang and Wek Hernandez. The newlyweds completed a tandem deadlift mid-ceremony and raised the bar for weddings everywhere.

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While the brides can each individually deadlift more than 253 pounds, they selected the weight because they But Zeena Hernandez and Lisa Yang took their unity ceremony to new heights when they lifted a 253-pound barbell "We were joking about doing a tandem deadlift ," Yang told Insider.

For newlyweds Lisa Yang and Wek Hernandez, their wedding was a way to demonstrate their love through strength . Two Brides Did A Deadlift At Their Wedding As A Symbol Of Unity And Strength .

Both brides wore beautiful white wedding gowns for the lift. Together, they stood on a rug in front of their guests, grabbed hold of the barbell, and lifted it in unison in the middle of Brooklyn's Prospect Park. They stood tall and held it long enough for their photographer, Eileen Meny, to capture the moment and repeated the lift a total of three times. NBD, since the plates and the bar weighed in at 253 pounds, which each usually lifts solo.

These brides steered clear from the usual matrimonial traditions and opted for something totally unique instead. "We thought about the usual candle lighting, tree planting, sand pouring, and none of those things represented Wek and I," Yang tells Women's Health. "We were joking about doing a tandem deadlift. At the time, it seemed ridiculous because we're Olympic weightlifters, deadlift isn't even our main sport. But a snatch or clean and jerk in dresses might be a bit dangerous, so we settled on three deadlifts."

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The wedding ring is a symbol of married love, the precious metals show that your love is your most Now with these rings, symbolizing the continuous circle of unity and love with the marriage May BRIDE and GROOM abide in Thy peace and grow in their knowledge of Your presence through their

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The unconventional unity ceremony was a perfect fit for the couple. Hernandez adds: "It was meant to not only be a symbol of unity but also a statement: 'Individually, we are strong, capable women, but together we are stronger.'" 'Til deadlift do us part, right?

Fitness is a big part of their relationship. "We've trained at least three days a week for the past two to three years," explains Yang. "Wek even shared a platform with Morghan King!" Hernandez is a physical therapist, and she introduced Yang to Crossfit. Then, when Yang transitioned into weightlifting, Hernandez eventually joined in, too.

Weightlifting sessions became date nights for the fit couple. "Weightlifting to us is very special," Hernandez says. "We lift with our local team in Brooklyn. They're family to us, and the whole weightlifting team was at our wedding."

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These two pictures were taken with my feet and the camera in identical positions. Indeed, when you see a deadlift video dead on from the side (especially with experienced lifters) Let your lat strength dictate where the bar goes, and the position of the rest of your body should naturally adjust accordingly.

If you take a close look at their wedding party, nobody looks too surprised by the deadlift. "I think some were shocked?" Hernandez says. "Seeing our photos while lifting, one of our bridesmaids seemed repulsed?"

The guests' reactions aren't what stand out for the newlyweds, though. "I was just so happy and in the moment!" she continues. "I mean, we were deadlifting in Prospect Park in wedding gowns professing our love. It was awesome!"

They hope their memorable moment can inspire others, too. Yang says, "People get really intimidated by barbells, but if they see tiny Asians in wedding dresses lifting weights, maybe they can start to believe that anything is possible."

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