Media & Awards
Every month, Personal Fitness Professional selects one outstanding fitness professional. For May 2020, Doris was selected as a Personal Trainer of the Year Finalist.
Doris Ward, our May 2020 Trainer of the Month, is a mind-body fitness professional and wellness educator that is dedicated to ongoing education, community involvement, customer service excellence, and improving the industry for others. In 2014, she opened For the Love of Fitness PEI in Cornwall, Prince Edward Island, CA, and in the last three years has expanded her business from personal training to add fitness coaching, life coaching, yoga and Pilates classes, workshops, speaking engagements, and learn-to-run programs. Since then, her mission has been to provide superior quality fitness services and wellness options that inspire and educate her clients to live healthier and more fulfilled lives.
Doris is named one of Canada's Top Fitness Trainers by IMPACT Magazine in their January/February 2020 Inspiration issue.
When you look in the mirror who do you see?
On a recent #WellnessSimplifiedPodcast Suzi Fevens talks with Doris Ward from For the Love of Fitness PEI all about her work in helping others cultivate a positive body image, and some things you can do to start improving how you feel about your own body.
This is a great episode, I really hope you give it a listen!
Doris Ward named as 2018 PEI RoadRunner of the Year
Doris Ward named Fitness Professional of the year 2018!
Canfitpro honored Doris Ward with the national recognition of being chosen as the Personal Training Specialist of 2018!
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The Awards Ceremonies:
The Fitness Professional of the Year Award recognizes a canfitpro certified and practicing professional member who has demonstrated exceptional leadership, motivation, and technical skills and has inspired clients to achieve their goals.
The awards were presented at the Closing Ceremonies at the World Fitness Expo 2018 in Toronto, ON.
Click below for Doris' winning submission video:
Read here about Doris' feature article that highlights her efforts to help those with chronic pain, trauma and animals in need. Learn more about her national recognition of becoming a health and fitness influencer:
Doris makes list of Optimyz's Top 100 Health Influencers in Canada for 2020 & 2019
The OptiMYz Top 100 Health Influencers is all about the leaders who are creating a path for better health in Canada. Some are researchers who cross the frontier to medical breakthroughs and best practices of all descriptions. Some are the athletes and adventurers who inspire us to be our own best selves. Some are nutritionists, diet experts, and brilliant chefs. Some run organizations whose mission is to create a healthier world. Some are social pioneers. Some are communicators who spread the word.
The OptiMYz Top 100 Health Influencers are listed alphabetically. They represent the five brand pillars of OptiMYz Magazine: health, fitness, nutrition, life/adventure, and mental well-being. Together, they are examples of what’s needed to improve the health of women and families in Canada.
Check out the list here in alphabetical order:
OptiMYz Magazine Articles 2010-Present
Doris has been a contributor with OptiMYz magazine since 2010. She has 15 published articles in the print version and 8 online at optimyz.com
OptMYyz magazine is Canada's leading women's health and fitness magazine based on five pillars: health, fitness nutrition, life, and mental well-being.
Pick up your copy of OptiMYz magazine across Canada at the following stores: Shoppers Drug Mart, Indigo/Chapters and Superstore/Loblaws.
Purchase issues with Doris' past published articles here.
View Doris' Online Content here:
Read all about the power and benefits of Pilates here:
Check out my very own green smoothie recipe here:
Read about the lessons I have learned in my career as a personal trainer over the last 15 years:
Achieving core strength tips, advice, and all things CORE here:
Stay up to date with all the trends in the fitness industry here:
Life brings us many choices and my aunt taught me this valuable lesson: