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Graded Exercise Progress Chart

Topic Overview

Graded exercise is exercise that starts out slowly and increases in very small steps. It means you have a plan for your exercise and you follow it closely, even when you're having a good day and feel like doing more. Print a copy of this chart and use it to plan your exercise program and track your progress.

Plan your exercise program and track your progress
Weeks 1 and 2 Goal Actual Weeks 3 and 4 Goal Actual
(Example) (5 minutes) (3 minutes) (Example) (8 minutes) (7 minutes)
SUNDAY     SUNDAY    
MONDAY     MONDAY    
TUESDAY     TUESDAY    
WEDNESDAY     WEDNESDAY    
THURSDAY     THURSDAY    
FRIDAY     FRIDAY    
SATURDAY     SATURDAY    
SUNDAY     SUNDAY    
MONDAY     MONDAY    
TUESDAY     TUESDAY    
WEDNESDAY     WEDNESDAY    
THURSDAY     THURSDAY    
FRIDAY     FRIDAY    
SATURDAY     SATURDAY    
Weeks 5 and 6 Goal Actual Weeks 7 and 8 Goal Actual
(Example) (12 minutes) (12 minutes) (Example) (20 minutes) (18 minutes)
SUNDAY     SUNDAY    
MONDAY     MONDAY    
TUESDAY     TUESDAY    
WEDNESDAY     WEDNESDAY    
THURSDAY     THURSDAY    
FRIDAY     FRIDAY    
SATURDAY     SATURDAY    
SUNDAY     SUNDAY    
MONDAY     MONDAY    
TUESDAY     TUESDAY    
WEDNESDAY     WEDNESDAY    
THURSDAY     THURSDAY    
FRIDAY     FRIDAY    
SATURDAY     SATURDAY    

Credits

By Healthwise Staff
Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine
Nancy Greenwald, MD - Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Last Revised January 18, 2013

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