Principles and Labs for Fitness and Wellness serves as a guide to implement a complete lifetime fitness and wellness program. It points out the need to go beyond the basic components of fitness to achieve total well-being. In addition to a thorough discussion on physical fitness, including all health- skill-related components, extensive and up-to-date information is provided on behavior modification, nutrition, weight management, cardio vascular and cancer risk reduction as well as exercise and aging. Furthermore, the information has been written to provide the necessary tools and guidelines for lifetime exercise and a wellness way of life. Turning active learning into active living, Principles and Labs for Fitness And Wellness, First Canadian Edition, guides students through the development of an attainable and enjoyable fitness and wellness program.