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IntervalAlternating between high-and low-intensity efforts for brief bouts of time is the fastest way to maximize fat loss, says Powell. Warm up for 10 minutes, then follow one of the interval patterns below; repeat for up to 20 minutes.
• Thrilling Thirties: Alternate 30 seconds of high and low intensity• Nasty Nineties: Alternate 90 seconds of high and low intensity• Dirty Two-Thirties: Alternate 2.5 minutes of high and low intensity
Distance"Maintaining a conversational pace for a long period of time is great for overall calorie burn," says Powell. "The key is increasing duration gradually as your body adapts." Pick any cardio activity and work at a challenging yet sustainable pace for 30 to 60 minutes. Every two weeks, aim to tack on five more minutes.
TempoThis workout is the love child of intervals and distance. Push harder than you do for long-distance workouts, for a shorter period of time—and aim to keep your effort level steady. Warm up for 10 minutes, then do two or three 10-minute tempo intervals. Rest five minutes after each one so you can fully recover.
RecoveryIf you’re sore or tired, opt for 30 to 45 minutes of a low-intensity activity (like casually riding your bike). Moving at an easy pace still boosts circulation and stimulates the lymphatic system, helping your muscles recover.
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purrpleivygetsfit:

Interval
Alternating between high-and low-intensity efforts for brief bouts of time is the fastest way to maximize fat loss, says Powell. Warm up for 10 minutes, then follow one of the interval patterns below; repeat for up to 20 minutes.

• Thrilling Thirties: Alternate 30 seconds of high and low intensity
• Nasty Nineties: Alternate 90 seconds of high and low intensity
• Dirty Two-Thirties: Alternate 2.5 minutes of high and low intensity

Distance
"Maintaining a conversational pace for a long period of time is great for overall calorie burn," says Powell. "The key is increasing duration gradually as your body adapts." Pick any cardio activity and work at a challenging yet sustainable pace for 30 to 60 minutes. Every two weeks, aim to tack on five more minutes.

Tempo
This workout is the love child of intervals and distance. Push harder than you do for long-distance workouts, for a shorter period of time—and aim to keep your effort level steady. Warm up for 10 minutes, then do two or three 10-minute tempo intervals. Rest five minutes after each one so you can fully recover.

Recovery
If you’re sore or tired, opt for 30 to 45 minutes of a low-intensity activity (like casually riding your bike). Moving at an easy pace still boosts circulation and stimulates the lymphatic system, helping your muscles recover.

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SOMEONE FINALLY SAID IT

So if a teenager is at school for roughly 8 hours, and they are doing homework for 6+ hours, and they need AT LEAST 9 HOURS OF SLEEP FOR THEIR DEVELOPING BRAINS, then they may have 0-1 hours for other activities like eating, bathing, exercise, socializing (which is actually incredibly important for emotional, mental, and physical health, as well as the development of skills vital to their future career and having healthy romantic relationships among other things), religious activities, hobbies, extra curriculars, medical care of any kind, chores (also a skill/habit development thing and required by many parents), relaxation, and family time?  Not to mention that your parents may or may not pressure you to get a job, or you might need to get one for economic reasons.

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