Area Athletes Prepare For Bodybuilding Competition

Fitness enthusiasts are expected to fill the seats at Bakersfield High School's Harvey Auditorium for a competition that judges overall athletic ability.

Several members from area gyms are preparing to take the stage this weekend during the Muscle, Fitness & Physique Championship.

This is being called a first-of-its-kind event for Kern County and organizers hope to make it an annual contest.

Bodybuilders are divided into different categories based on age and experience as well as height and weight.

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