Flashcard 1

  • Front: What is the base of the Mediterranean diet pyramid?
  • Back: Physical activity, emphasizing an active lifestyle alongside healthy eating.

Flashcard 2

  • Front: Name a gentle form of exercise beneficial for older adults.
  • Back: Tai Chi – Improves balance, flexibility, and mental well-being.

Flashcard 3

  • Front: What is a recommended daily activity duration in the Mediterranean lifestyle?
  • Back: At least 30 minutes of moderate physical activity each day.

Flashcard 4

  • Front: How does physical activity benefit mental health in the Mediterranean lifestyle?
  • Back: Reduces stress and anxiety, releases endorphins, and enhances cognitive function.

Flashcard 5

  • Front: What type of training is beneficial for younger individuals in the Mediterranean lifestyle?
  • Back: High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) – Improves cardiovascular health and metabolic rate.

Flashcard 6

  • Front: What is the role of rest and recovery in the Mediterranean lifestyle?
  • Back: Rest is a necessary component for balance, focusing on gentle activities for recovery.

Flashcard 7

  • Front: How can one integrate physical activity into daily routines?
  • Back: Active commuting, using stairs, active breaks, and turning chores into exercise.

Flashcard 8

  • Front: What are the benefits of regular physical activity?
  • Back: Improved cardiovascular and mental health, weight management, and increased longevity.

Flashcard 9

  • Front: How can technology assist in maintaining an active Mediterranean lifestyle?
  • Back: Through fitness trackers, smartphone apps, and online workout classes.

Flashcard 10

  • Front: What strategies can overcome common barriers to physical activity?
  • Back: Time management, finding exercise buddies, setting incremental goals, and adapting to physical limitations.