Avtar, also known as Nordine Zouareg, is an internationally acclaimed self-development, wellness guide, weight loss expert, author and speaker. He draws on three decades of diverse experience in the fitness and wellness fields, including 10 years leading the fitness program at Miraval Resort, the world-class spa in Tucson, Arizona. There, he worked with top celebrities, national politicians, business executives and entrepreneurs. He is internationally known for his unique, holistic teaching methods, which allow his clients to live fuller, happier lives. Avtar is the best-selling author of Mind Over Body (rated 5 stars on Amazon). Additionally, he is a world-champion class, formerly holding the Mr. Universe, Mr. World, Mr. Europe and Mr. France bodybuilding titles.
Industry Expertise (3)
Health and Wellness
Sport - Professional
Areas of Expertise (5)
European Champion (personal)
Won the title of European Bodybuilding Champion in Lyon France.
Owner & President at Triple Impact LLC (professional)
Teaching seminars, wellness & fitness coaching. Conducting retreats and wellness interventions. Speaking worldwide.
Fitness & Wellness Director (professional)
Created, led and managed multi-million dollars award winning Fitness & Wellness center at Miraval Resort, Tucson AZ.
Speaker, Pro-Athlete (professional)
Touring as Pro-Athlete and teaching seminars on Health, Fitness & Wellness in the United States, Canada, England. France, Italy, Germany, Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg, Spain, Andorra, Jordan, Greece, Singapore, Australia, New Zealand, Malaysia, Indonesia, United Arab Emirates, Mexico, Guatemala, Algeria, Russia, Mauritius Island, Senegal, Hungary, Austria, Thailand, Guadeloupe, Martinique, San Marino.
World Champion, World Overall Champion, Mr. Universe (personal)
Won the 1986 World Bodybuilding Championship, the World Overall Championship in Bern Switzerland, making him the youngest Mr. Universe after Arnold Schwarzenegger.
EB1-EA Alien of Extraordinary Ability (personal)
Extraordinary ability means a level of expertise indicating that the individual is one of that small percentage who has risen to the top of his or her field of endeavor. To be considered as an alien with extraordinary ability, the alien must have sustained national or international acclaim in the field of science, art, education, business or athletics, which must be recognized in the form of extensive documentation.
IPR, France: BA Accounting 1982
Toulouse University, France: MA, Physical Education 1992
Wendy Uvino, Vice President of Human Relations | Lehman Brothers, New York, NY
Nordine has exceeded my expectations and I am glad I hired him to speak for our executives. His energy, passion and incredible knowledge of the subject makes him a leader in his field. I recommend him to anyone who is committed to help their organizations reach optimum, health, wellness and top performance.
Jeff Spielman, President | Young Presidents of America, Detroit Chapter
I knew I could trust this guy! He brought to our group of young presidents a boost in energy, the tools to live a better and healthier life and an incredible passion for his craft.
John Assaraf, President & Owner at Praxis Now | Praxis Now, San Diego, CA
I've known Nordine for over 12 years now and every time I hear him speak, he manages to inject an enormous amount of inspiration into the audiences core being. Everyone lives motivated, inspired and ready to take action.
Event Appearances (7)
Lehman Brothers, Mind Over Body Keynote
Mind Over Body: The Key to Lasting Weight Loss is All In Your Head! Lehman Brothers, New York, NY
Life In Balance Through Fitness Tucson, AZ
Carondelet Health Network
Becoming a Champion of Life! Tucson, AZ
Sports Club LA
Creating Life In Balance Through Fitness Beverley Hills, CA
Sports Club, LA
Creating Life In Balance Through Fitness San Francisco
Sports Club LA
Creating Life In Balance Through Fitness Irvine, CA
National Institute of Whole Health: Mind Over Body
Mind Over Body Boston, MA
Sample Talks (1)
Health is the New Wealth: Creating a Life In Balance Through Fitness & Wellness
In today’s world, it’s easy to get overstressed, overweight and about to snap. Everything in your life depends on your ability to think well and take action. When you are functioning at a higher level — mentally, physically, and spiritually — good things are drawn towards you, including more of the wealth and success that you currently enjoy. This talk teaches the audience the proper step to make to achieve Total Health & Wellness.
- Author Appearance