Their bronzed bodies rippling with tension, gaggles of Chinese bodybuilders preened and performed press-ups backstage before competing for one of the country's biggest prizes in their discipline.
A bodybuilder poses before taking part in a bodybuilding contest in Zhengzhou, Henan province, on September 15, 2013. More than 20 professionals -- including a dozen from China -- were competing in the Bodybuilding Grand Prix in the central Chinese city for a top prize worth 80,000 yuan (13,000 USD).
More than 100 men competed at a Bodybuilding Grand Prix this weekend for a top prize worth 80,000 yuan ($13,000).
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