Nicole Stettler, the owner of Optimal Strength, has been in the fitness industry for 20 years.  She is certified as a level one CrossFit coach, CrossFit Olympic Weightlifting, CrossFit Gymnastics, TRX, Zumba, International Sports Sciences Association Fitness Nutrition, as well as ISSA Personal Training Certification.

She has owned and operated Optimal Strength for 10 years.  She grew her original passion for fitness with her time working at Gold's gym.

Nicole lives a very fit, active and healthy lifestyle.  She is a mother of two Skiers that bring her life to the mountains every weekend.



Kathryn Nydam, now the manager of Optimal Strength, has been in the fitness industry since 2016 when she started personal training at Mount Royal University, a became Canfitpro Certified in 2017.  

Her interest in fitness started when she was 16 years old.  When she realized the impact weightlifting had on her overall life, Kathryn decided to make her love for being in the gym into a career.

She has a strong passion for strength training to improve quality of life for people at any age.  By helping other overcome insecurities and achieve fitness goals they never believed possible, Kathryn helps people find love for a healthy and fit life.



Jenna Beth is a 24 year old Ace trainer.  She discovered her passion for fitness in her early 20's and is continually growing.  She is an avid weight lifter and loves to challenge herself daily to become stronger.  Fitness and nutrition have changed her life for the better in such a drastic way that motivated Jenna to become a trainer and help others achieve the same.  Her goal is to help others discover a healthier, happier, stronger way of life.



Anessa’s passion for fitness stems from over 10 years experience in the industry as a trainer, coach, and mentor.  While her journey through the fitness world often has found her in the role of coach and/or competitor, jumping on the competitive stage over 9 times in the past 4 years and earning the title of Miss Bikini Alberta, she feels a true sense of success in helping others achieve their goals. After reaching and surpassing her personal goals, Anessa decided to redirect her "fitness" goals to helping others accomplish theirs by starting her own training business.  As a fitness coach she believes in assisting, educating, and empowering anyone that wants to reach their aspirations by emphasizing hard work and dedication.

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101 708 11 Avenue SW, T2R 0E4, Calgary, AB, Canada 

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