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Deadlifting Brides' Wedding Picture Goes Viral



    Deadlifting Brides' Wedding Picture Goes Viral
    Eileen Meny Photography
    Zeena Hernandez, left, and Lisa Yang, deadlift a 253 pound barbell during their wedding ceremony in Prospect Park, New York, on Sept. 28, 2019.

    Soon after exchanging their wedding vows on a dock in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park, Zeena Hernandez and Lisa Yang ditched their shoes and stepped up to an oriental rug.

    Using mixed grips, the couple bent down, planted their feet and lifted a 253-pound barbell together for three reps in a tandem deadlift, NBC News reported.

    "Individually, we are strong capable women, but together we are stronger,” Hernandez, 27, told Women’s Health Magazine.

    Eileen Meny, their wedding photographer, said, “I've seen couples light candles, pour sand in a jar, and take shots of whiskey for unity ceremonies, but to do something so physical and unique to who they were as a duo was awesome.”