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How to Download a Free Exercise Chart

author image Elle Di Jensen
Elle Di Jensen has been a writer and editor since 1990. She began working in the fitness industry in 1987, and her experience includes editing and publishing a workout manual. She has an extended family of pets, including special needs animals. Jensen attended Idaho and Boise State Universities. Her work has appeared in various print and online publications.
How to Download a Free Exercise Chart
A woman is talking to her personal trainer. Photo Credit: Wavebreakmedia Ltd/Wavebreak Media/Getty Images

Personal trainers offer invaluable advice and direction. They can design a workout for you based on where you're starting out physically and what your fitness goals are. It would be convenient to always have a trainer by your side to tell you which exercise is next and how many reps and sets you should do, but that's not always possible. Or maybe a personal trainer isn't in your budget, but you can keep track of your own workouts and progress regardless by downloading free exercise charts from the internet.

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Downloading for Printing

Step 1

Navigate to a website that offers free workout charts, such as or

Step 2

Select a workout chart you'd like to use, such as one for legs, chest, cardio circuit or a custom blank chart.

Step 3

Place your computer's mouse over the link to the chart you've selected and click on it. The workout chart will appear on your computer screen. You won't be able to save the chart from this screen, but you will be able to print it out.

Downloading to Save

Step 1

Go to a fitness website that provides free workout charts.

Step 2

Pick a workout chart from the menu that you want to download.

Step 3

Move your mouse over the link to the chart you've selected and right click on that link. Select "Save as" from the menu that appears.

Step 4

In the "Save As" box that pops up, choose a location on your computer where you'd like to save the chart to. Also, type in a name for the file in the "File Name" field, and make sure that the "Save As Type" is an Adobe Acrobat Document.

Step 5

Click on the "Save" button.

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