Often imitated but never duplicated, PRINCIPLES AND LABS FOR FITNESS AND WELLNESS, challenges students to meet their personal fitness and wellness goals -- and perhaps teach others how to do the same. The 14th Edition emphasizes the importance of a fitness and wellness lifestyle. It includes behavior modification techniques through sensible approaches and provides a strong focus on the practical ways students can incorporate changes into their daily lives. Themes of personal values helps students make positive, permanent changes. Physical adaptations that occur with an active lifestyle are described in friendly language with ample visuals, and there are also numerous supporting features such as “FAQs,” "Personal Profiles," and "Behavior Modification Planning," all designed to highlight important practices. By the end of the course, students will feel proficient in creating a personal exercise program, making nutrition choices, and crafting an active lifestyle.