With over 40 years of experience helping people worldwide achieve better health, fitness, beauty and wellness, ZFIT has the knowledge, skills and products to assist you.

The founder, Bernd Zimmermann, started his career in health and fitness in 1965 in Munich, Germany with his background in martial arts and body-building.

In 1967, he opened the "Europ-Sport-Center" - the very first fitness club in in Austria.  In the following 15 years, he opened an additional 10 Health & Fitness Centers and began opening Women's Studios for weight-loss & body shaping across Austria and Germany.

Arnold Schwarzenegger and Bernd Zimmermann have known each other since Bernd started his career and have been best friends ever since. They often worked out together at the Zimmermann Fitness Clubs in Europe.

Bernd has received several awards for his contributions to the health and fitness industry.

Bernd came to the US for the first time in 1972 and continued to return in the following years, visiting and training with his long-term friend Arnold and meeting fitness celebrities like Joe Gold, Joe Weider, Chuck Norris, and other experts in body building and the martial arts.

In 1982, Bernd moved to California and became a U.S. citizen. Since that time, he has become well known for exchanging the newest health and fitness innovations and products between the US and Europe. 

Bernd and his wife Marianna, a fitness expert herself, began opening Women's Studios that offered professional and personal services specializing in weight-loss, body shaping, and cellulite treatments and featuring the newest products the industry has to offer.

He believes in a holistic, non-toxic, non-invasive approach to health, fitness, beauty and wellness.

Over the past several decades, Bernd has built a powerful team of fitness, health, beauty and wellness professionals worldwide.

Working alongside doctors, nutritionists, herbalists, personal trainers, physical therapists, and many more, he offers not only the innovative services he pioneered in his Women's Studios, but also indoor and outdoor training, active and passive treatments, personal health and wellness consultations, nutrition and lifestyle consulting.


Bernd is always living his passion after more than four decades in the industry.