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Fitness Model & Bikini Competitor Amy Bella Preparing For The Arnold

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A local woman is preparing for a big competition this weekend.
The Arnold Sports Festival will welcome athletes from around the world.
We caught up with Amy Bella, as she prepares for the big competition.

The Arnold Competition this weekend in Columbus, Ohio, is one of the biggest fitness competitions in the world.
Amy Bella is a fitness model and bikini competitor.
She's been competing for the past 5 years, and this will be her 4th time taking part in the Arnold Festival.

The event is the largest multi-sport event in the nation, with more than 18,000 athletes taking part in 50 different sports, and other events.

Last year, Bella came in second place, this year she'd like to come home with the win.
Bella says she's been preparing for the competition for the past 12 weeks, spending 6 days a week in the gym at Nautilus.

"You just have to make time to do something like this," said Bella. "I have 5 kids, 3 of which I've had myself and I have a husband and two jobs and I just make the time to make it happen because it's what I love to do," Bella added.

Bella's passion for fitness has led her to start her own non-profit.
Heavy Hearts offers free fitness training, nutrition and counseling to overweight or obese children.
For more information, including details on how you can help click here

To learn more about Amy, visit amybella.com

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