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    LIFE FITNESS TREADMILL O wner ’ s Manual 01.17.12 8860701 REV A-3[...]

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    1 A MERICAS North America Life Fitness Inc. 5100 N River Road Schiller Park, IL 60176 U.S.A T elephone: (847) 288 3300 Fax: (847) 288 3703 Service Email: Service T elephone: (800) 351 3737 Sales/Marketing Email: Operating Hours: 7:00 am-6:00 pm (CST) Brazil Life Fitness Brasil Av . Ci[...]

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    Before using this product, it is essential to read this ENTIRE operation manual and ALL installation instructions. This will help in setting up the equipment quickly and in instructing others on how to use it correctly and safely . Note: This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy , and if not installed and used in accor- [...]

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    3 T ABLE OF C ONTENTS 1. Important Safety Instructions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5 2. Life Fitness Treadmill Overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7 3. Assembly . . . . . . . . [...]

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    4 This Operation Manual describes the functions of the following product: Life Fitness T readmill Model: FTR Life Fitness T readmill Thank you for purchasing a Life Fitness treadmill. Before using this product please read this user manual in its entirety to ensure that you have the knowledge to safely and properly operate all of the features on you[...]

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    1 I MPORT ANT S AFETY I NSTRUCTIONS W ARNING: READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USING THE TREADMILL. SA VE THESE INSTRUCTIONS. DANGER: T o reduce the risk of electrical shock, always unplug this Life Fitness product before cleaning or attempting any maintenance activity . W ARNING: T o reduce the risk of burns, fire, electric shock, or injury , it is im[...]

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    • Use the handrails whenever additional stability is required. In case of emergency , such as tripping, the user should grab the handrails and place his/her feet on the side platforms. The handrails may be held to enhance stability as needed, but are not for continuous use. • Never walk or jog backwards on the treadmill. • Immobilize the trea[...]

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    3 A SSEMBL Y For safety , and to save time and effort, read this Owner ’s Manual completely before inst alling your Life Fitness T readmill. Place the treadmill near where it will be used before beginning the unpacking procedure. 3.1 U NP ACKING These unpacking instructions assume you have already done the following: • Removed the top of the sh[...]

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    3.3 I NST ALLING U PRIGHTS Locate the LEFT UPRIGHT (1). The upright is marked “L”. Position the LEFT UPRIGHT near inside of the lef t bracket. a) Connect the two electrical connectors at the bottom of the upright. b) Set the upright in position while feeding the cable into the upright. c) Install all hardware and finger tighten at this time. Se[...]

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    3.4 I NST ALLING THE C ONSOLE A SSEMBL Y A second person, who is holding the console assembly in place, is recommended. W ARNING: Do not tip the treadmill over on its side. The base frame can swing around unexpectedly if this procedure is not followed. Unbuckle the strap on the top of the treadmill. Fold the treadmill running surface up. Remove the[...]

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    6 3 7 8 13 3.5 I NST ALLING THE H ANDRAILS Attach the RIGHT HANDRAIL (7). The handrails are marked “R” or “L”. a) Slide the handrail into the tube at the console. b) Install two M8 X 15MM BLACK SCREWS (8) with two FLA T W ASHERS (13) on the top of the handrail. Finger tighten the screws. c) Install the M8 X 60MM BLACK SCREWS (6) and ST AR W[...]

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    4 S ETUP E LECTRICAL P OWER R EQUIREMENTS Most Life Fitness T readmills are intended for use on a normal 120 volt circuit in the United S tates and Canada. Below is a table that provides the current rating for this product based on supply volt age. Make sure that the treadmill model supports the proper line volt age for the installation location be[...]

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    F OLDING AND U NFOLDING THE T READMILL The treadmill’s deck can be folded up when not in use. T o do so, make sure that the incline is set to 0%, then simply grab the deck and lift it until it locks into place. T o lower the deck again, while pushing the running surface with one hand pull the release handle and slowly lower it to the ground. Make[...]

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    5 C ONSOLE AND A CTIVITY Z ONE O VERVIEW A. Accessory T rays and W ater Bottle Holders are located on either side of the display console. B . Energy Saver On / Off: The Energy Saver mode is used to minimize the power being pulled from the wall when the treadmill is not in use. The treadmill will automatically go into Energy Saver mode af ter ending[...]

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    A CTIVITY Z ONE K. I P OD C ONTROLS : Use these keys to play/pause, skip back, skip forward, decrease volume, and increase volume. 1. Y ou must plug your headphones into the treadmill’ s headphone jack (L) for the volume controls on the treadmill to function. 2. All the controls on your iPod will still be active when docked to the treadmill excep[...]

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    6 C ONSOLE D ISPLA YS The console display was designed to reduce toggling between workout information. The design of each button on the treadmill’s console was designed to give the user t actile feedback. Each piece of workout feedback, including incline, time, speed, heart rate, calories and distance has it s own dedicated window . 1. USB The US[...]

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    4. Heart Rate Center Heart Rate Display The heart rate display calculates the user ’s actual heart rate in contractions or beats per minute during a workout. The user must be holding on to the contact heart rate electrodes or wearing a heart rate telemetry chest strap for the heart rate display to function. See Heart Rate T elemetry Chest Strap .[...]

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    6. Result s Center Dist ance Display Distance is shown in miles or kilometers in the Result s Center . The dist ance formula tries to replicate miles as if the exercise was being conducted outdoors. The distance formula will not always be consistent with other Life Fitness products or other manufacturer’s products. Distance can be set to kilomete[...]

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    7 W ORKOUT O VERVIEWS Six workouts are pre-programmed for the Life Fitness Treadmill. Each workout has a dif ferent goal. Read the workout descriptions carefully so that you can develop a workout routine that focuses on reaching your specific goals. Note: The Virtual T rainer USB port gives you the ability to download and customize over 40 workouts[...]

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    MANUAL WORKOUT (Beginner – Just S tarting) Access: This workout can be started by pressing the MANUAL workout key . Description: The MANUAL workout is a simple workout that has no pre-defined intensity levels. The MANUAL workout starts the user at 0.5 MPH and 0% incline. The user is in complete control of speed and incline settings. Goal: This wo[...]

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    CARDIO WORKOUT * (Experienced – Fit) *Chest strap must be worn to execute the workout Access: This workout can be started by pressing the CARDIO workout key . Description: The user must wear a chest strap for this workout to function properly . This program uses incline adjustments to increase and decrease heart rate. CARDIO maintains the user at[...]

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    If you make an error when entering any Fit T est data, you can correct it by using the back arrow , inputting the correct information, and pressing ENTER. Once the test start s, you cannot change the workout time or speed. Use the STOP , RESET , SPEEDUP , SPEED DOWN, or P AUSE key to terminate the test. It is important for you to t ake the Fit T es[...]

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    8 V IRTUAL T RAINER The Life Fitness Virtual Trainer is a unique website that allows you to create your favorite workout s anytime, anywhere and also gives you access to the same workouts you use on Life Fitness treadmills in health clubs, hotels or recreation centers. T ake advantage of these features and maximize your workout time. The workout s [...]

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    24 9 H EART R AT E Z ONE T RAINING ® E XERCISE 9.1 W HY H EART R AT E Z ONE T RAINING ® E XERCISE ? Research shows that maintaining a specific heart rate while exercising is the optimal way to monitor the intensity of a workout and to achieve maximum results. That is the idea behind the Life Fitness Heart Rate Zone T raining ® approach to exerci[...]

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    10 S ETTINGS M ENU 10.1 S ETTINGS The Settings menu can be accessed by pressing the SETTINGS Key when in the SELECT WORKOUT screen. Upon entering the Settings menu, the screen will display “SETTINGS MENU”. • Scroll through the Settings options using the NA VIGA TION BUTTONS. • Adjust the Settings items with the UP and DOWN arrow keys. • U[...]

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    26 7. Brightness • Changes the intensity of the display backlight LED’s. • Brightness Range is 1 - 10. 8. Contrast • Changes the contrast of the display . • Contrast Range is 1 - 99. 9. Wireless Heart Rate • T urns ON or OFF the telemetry heart rate receiver . • Selection options are: ON or OFF . 10. Floor Model • Controls the abili[...]

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    11 S ERVICE A ND T ECHNICAL D ATA 1 1.1 T ROUBLESHOOTING Problem Cause / Solution The treadmill console does not turn on when the ON/OFF switch is turned on. Y ou may be in “Energy Saver Mode”. Press the “Energy Saver” button to see if console turns on. Check to see if the treadmill is plugged in and if the ON/OFF switch is on. If the ON/OF[...]

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    28 Problem Cause / Solution When I try to save a workout on the USB stick I receive the following message: UNABLE T O SA VE SEE MANUAL. The console may not have recognized the USB stick. T ry unplugging the USB stick and plugging it back in. The USB stick may be full. The USB stick may not be compatible with the product. T ry using a different USB [...]

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    1 1.2 H OW T O A DJUST A ND T ENSION T HE S TRIDING B EL T Do not move the treadmill or place hands under the treadmill while it is plugged into an electrical outlet! T ool Required: 6MM Hex Key Wrench T HE B EL T T ENSIONING B OL TS The Life Fitness treadmill has access holes in the rear roller guards, which allow access to the tensioning bolts. T[...]

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    30 1 1.3 P REVENTIVE M AINTENANCE T IPS The Life Fitness T readmill is backed by the engineering excellence and reliability of Life Fitness and is one of the most rugged and trouble-free pieces of exercise equipment on the market today . Note : Safety of the equipment can be maintained only if the equipment is examined regularly for damage or wear [...]

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    31 L IFE F ITNESS A PPROVED C LEANERS T wo preferred cleaners have been approved by Life Fitness reliability experts: PureGreen 24 and Gym Wipes. Both cleaners will safely and effectively remove dirt, grime and sweat from equipment. PureGreen 24 and the Antibacterial Force formula of Gym Wipes are both disinfectant s that are effective against MRSA[...]

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    32 12 S PECIFICA TIONS L IFE F ITNESS T READMILL S PECIFICA TIONS Designed use: Home Maximum user weight: 300 pounds / 136 kilograms S peed range: 0.5 - 10.0 mph in 0.1 increments Elevation range: 0%-12% (in 0.5% increments) Motor: 2.5 HP continuous duty DC Rollers: Front: 2.6" (67mm) precision crowned Back: 2.0" (50mm) precision crowned [...]

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    13 W ARRANTY I NFORMA TION WHA T IS COVERED: This Life Fitness consumer product ("Product") is warranted to be free of all defects in material and workmanship. WHO IS COVERED: The original purchaser or any person receiving a newly purchased Product as a gift from the original purchaser . HOW LONG IS IT COVERED: Residential: All electrical[...]

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    HOW TO GET P ARTS & SERVICE: Simply call Customer Service at 1-800-351-3737 or (+1) 847-288-3300, Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Central S tandard T ime, and tell them your name, address and the serial number of your Product (consoles and frames may have separate serial numbers). They will tell you how to get a replacement pa[...]