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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 2GoalActualWeeks 3 and 4GoalActual
(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 6GoalActualWeeks 7 and 8GoalActual
(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  

    This information is produced and provided by the National Cancer Institute (NCI). The information in this topic may have changed since it was written. For the most current information, contact the National Cancer Institute via the Internet web site at http:// cancer .gov or call 1-800-4-CANCER.

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    Last Updated: March 12, 2014
    This information is not intended to replace the advice of a doctor. Healthwise disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based on this information.
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