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
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March 12, 2014
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