2X Mr. Universe Champion

Over 8,000 One-on-one Consultations

Best Selling Author and Speaker

Avtar has consulted with over 8,000 top CEOs, celebrities, global politicians, business executives, athletes, and entrepreneurs. His unique, holistic teaching methods allow his clients to live fuller, happier lives. He is the best-selling author of Mind Over Body, and founder of Executive InnerFitness®.

He is the second youngest person to hold the title of Mr. Universe, (second only to Arnold Schwarzenneger, and like Schwarzenneger holds multiple titles). Born in Algeria and raised in France, he is a world-champion athlete who has also held the bodybuilding titles of Mr. World, Mr. Europe, and Mr. France. He competed professionally for over 20 years.

In 1994 he immigrated a second time, this time to the United States, and was granted the O-1 non-immigrant visa for an alien who possesses extraordinary ability in the sciences, arts, education, business or athletics or has demonstrated record of extraordinary achievement in the motion picture industry and has been recognized nationally or internationally for those achievements.

Avtar Nordine Zouareg became a United States Citizen in 2006.

Avtar Nordine Zouareg is an internationally acclaimed high-performance coach and wellness expert, bestselling author and speaker.

Avtar applied his Mind Over Body and  InnerFitness® philosophy as the Fitness Director at Miraval Life in Balance Spa where he was instrumental in Miraval’s climb to become rated the #1 Spa by Conde Nast Traveler, the #1 destination spa by Travel and Leisure, and the top spa in American by Zagat.

Avtar  enjoys consulting privately with top-performing individuals around the world.  His own remarkable life story highlights how he has encountered and overcame almost insurmountable obstacles and challenges with great success.

Avtar was born in the middle of the Sahara Desert on a military truck over two months premature.  His mother was only 15 years old.  Not expected to live beyond his first year, his Bedouin parents moved to France to seek medical attention because he suffered from rickets.

From sickly third-world child, to world-champion athlete, to fitness authority to the stars, few have begun with so little and gone so far. While your life situation is different, the means to overcome your challenges and achieve your dreams are yours with his guidance.


Avtar is committed to integrating the very best wellness practices into all aspects of your life – body, mind, and heart.

His patient, insightful teaching style is designed to reduce stress instead of adding complication. Avtar’s gifts of compassion and intuition allow him to know your true needs, and to keep you on the right path through your entire journey towards optimum wellness. Today, he shares his unique mental and fitness secrets with celebrities, business magnates, athlete and entrepreneurs globally.

Avtar lives in Tucson, Arizona where he conducts his one-on-one personal Executive InnerFitness® Retreats.  He enjoys his time with his children who are now teenagers, his spirituality and meditation practice, daily fitness, reading, cooking, travel, and encouraging those he meets to incorporate the mental, emotional, physical and spiritual aspects of being in their everyday plan to create a successfully balanced and fulfilling life.

He speaks five languages and is fluent in English, French, Italian.

“The power of your intention is your life force; it is what connects you to your higher self.”

Avtar Nordine Zouareg

About Avtar Wellness:

Avtar Wellness was founded by Avtar Nordine Zouareg in 2008 to reconnect high-stressed, high-performing people with what truly matters most to them while balancing physical fitness, mental clarity and energy resources( like time), so they can perform at the highest levels of productivity and InnerFitness®.

After nearly a decade of consulting with high profile clients achieve ultimate success, Avtar Nordine Zouareg is on a mission to prepare executives who are ready to take their business and life to the highest level.