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    95Ce Upright Exercise Bike oper a tion manual[...]

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    1 LIFE FITNESS ASIA P ACIFIC L TD Room 2610, Miramar T ower 132 Nathan Road T simshatsui, Kowloon HONG KONG T elephone: (+852) 2891.6677 F AX: (+852) 2575.6001 LIFE FITNESS A TLANTIC BV LIFE FITNESS BENELUX Bijdorpplein 25-31 2992 LB Barendrecht THE NETHERLANDS T elephone: (+31) 180.646.666 F AX: (+31) 180.646.699 T elephone: (+32) 87.300.942 F AX:[...]

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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 . Avant toute utilisation de ce produit, il est indispensable de lire ce manuel d'utilisation dans son INTÉGRALIT?[...]

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    3 T ABLE OF C ONTENTS Section Description . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Page 1. Getting S tarted . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5 1.1 Important Safety Instructions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .[...]

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    4 This Operation Manual describes the functions of the Life Fitness Lifecycle ® Upright Exercise Bike: 95Ce See Section 7, titled Specifications, in this manual for product-specific features. S tatement of Purpose: The Life Fitness Lifecycle Upright Exercise Bike is a machine that simulates the movements of riding a bicycle at various speeds and l[...]

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    5 1 G ETTING S T ARTED 1.1 IMPORT ANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS • W ARNING: The safety of the product can be maintained only if it is examined regularly for damage and wear . See Preventive Maintenance section for details. • DANGER: T o reduce the risk of electrical shock, always unplug this Life Fitness product before cleaning or attempting any main[...]

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    1 P OINT DE D ÉP ART 1.1 CONSIGNES DE SÉCURITÉ IMPORT ANTES • A VERTISSEMENT : Ce produit ne peut demeurer sécuritaire que s'il est régulière- ment examiné pour y déceler les dommages éventuels et l'usure. V oir la section sur l'entretien préventif pour avoir de plus amples renseignements. • DANGER: Pour réduire les ri[...]

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    7 1.2 N EW F EA TURES The Integrated LCD Console on the Life Fitness Lifecycle Upright Bike brings together the best LCD technology and the best cardio equipment. It combines eye-catching entertainment with an interactive exercise experience. N EW F EA TURES ON THE L IFECYCLE U PRIGHT B IKE INCLUDE : • New T ouchscreen Display: This integrated, i[...]

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    • Secure Channel: Lets the manager dedicate and secure a single TV channel. A p assword can be assigned for access to a secure channel. See Section 5.2 Configuration Menu, Secure Channel . • Promo Channel: Lets the manager dedicate a single TV channel for promotional use. See Section 5.2 Configuration Menu, Promo Video . • FM Radio: Managers [...]

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    9 H OW TO P OSITION AND S T ABILIZE THE L IFECYCLE ® U PRIGHT E XERCISE B IKE Following all safety instructions in Section 1.1, move the bike to the location in which it will be used. See Section 7, titled Specifications, for the dimensions of the product footprint (assembled dimensions). Allow a distance of 8 to 12 inches, or 21 to 30 centimeters[...]

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    H OW TO A DJUST THE P EDAL S TRAPS The bike pedal straps keep the user’s shoes on the pedals dur- ing a workout. The strap s should fit comfortably , but they also should be tight enough to prevent shoes from slipping at any point in the pedaling rotation. Before working out, a user should test and adjust the tightness of the straps. The safety s[...]

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    11 C ABLE TV H OOK -U P Note to the CA TV Installer: This reminder is provided to call the CA TV system installer ’s attention to Article 820-40 of the NEC that provides guidelines for proper grounding and, in particular , specifies that the cable ground shall be connected to the grounding system of the building as close to the point of cable ent[...]

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    2 T HE D ISPLA Y C ONSOLE 2.1 D ISPLA Y C ONSOLE O VER VIEW The computerized console on the Lifecycle Upright Bike allows the user to tailor a workout to personal fitness abilities and goals and to monitor progress. With this easy-to-use console, the user can track fitness improvement from one workout to the next. The console consists of two p arts[...]

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    13 2.2 D ISPLA Y C ONSOLE D ESCRIPTIONS This section lists and describes the functions for the buttons on the T ouchscreen Display and the keys on the Control Panel on the Lifecycle Upright Bike. See Section 4, titled The Workouts , for detailed information on using the console to set up workout s. T OUCHSCREEN D ISPLA Y The T ouchscreen Display al[...]

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    15 J. CLEAR: Clears any entry and returns the default setting. K. ENTER: Press this button after entering a value to register the value and move to the next screen. L. BACK: Returns to the previous screen. T YPES OF W ORKOUT S ETUP S CREENS G OAL S ETUP S CREENS • Goal T ype: The default setting of Goal T ype is TIME (length of workout). Allows t[...]

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    16 3) W ORKOUT P ROGRESS The Workout Progress screen opens automatically upon completion of the setup, signaling the user to start the workout. The Workout Progress screen allows the user to monitor the progress of the work- out. It provides a visual representation of the workout as it proceeds and monitors Dist ance, Calories, W atts, MET s, T ime[...]

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    P. CHANGE WORKOUT : Choose this button to go back to the workout selection screen and choose a new workout, or to change a goal type of value, while retaining workout progress. T o change work- outs, choose the new program, enter any remaining values, and press ENTER. T o return to the cur- rent workout without making any changes, choose BACK. Sele[...]

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    18 W. CHANNEL CONTROLS: Accesses the Channel Select keypad on the touchscreen. X. NUMERICAL KEYP AD: Use to enter a new channel selection. Y. PREVIOUS CHANNEL: Select this button to change the channel to the immediately previous channel viewed. Z. OPTIONS: Use to access channel interface menu options. Advanced Control is accessible by default. If e[...]

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    19 GG . SECURE CHANNEL: If enabled, use to access a dedicated channel for non-broadcast usage. This channel may require a password for viewing. See Section 5.1 System Options Menu, TV / FM Radio Settings for more information. HH. FM SELECTION: FM On/OFF: If enabled, use to access FM Radio. See Section 5.1 System Options Menu, TV / FM Radio Settings[...]

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    20 For example, use the arrow keys under ELAPSED TIME to change the goal time for the session. Workout st atistics, such as RPM (revolutions per minute), cannot be changed. As described above, workout goals may also be changed by touching the corresponding button on the T ouchscreen Display and accessing the corresponding Workout Setup screens. B. [...]

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    21 3 H EART R AT E Z ONE T RAINING E XERCISE 3.1 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 training approach to exercise. Zone t[...]

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    22 3.2 H EART R AT E M ONIT ORING T HE L IFEPULSE TM D IGIT AL H EART R AT E M ONITORING S YSTEM The patented Lifepulse system sensors are the built-in heart rate monitoring system on the Life Fitness Lifecycle Upright Bike. During a workout, grasp the sensors (A) that are set into the han- dlebars. For an accurate reading, use a comfortable grip. [...]

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    23 4 T HE W ORKOUTS 4.1 W ORKOUT O VERVIEWS This section lists the Lifecycle Upright Bike’ s pre-programmed workouts. For more detailed informa- tion, see Section 4.2, titled Using the Workouts . QUICK ST ART is the fastest way to begin exercising, and it bypasses the steps involved in selecting a specific workout program. After the QUICK ST AR T[...]

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    INTERV AL is a Hill workout in which intensity levels rise and fall. The higher levels gradually incline toward a peak and then gradually decline. CASCADES is a two-peak workout in which intensity levels gradually increase and decrease. SPEED TRAINING is a Hill workout in which the intensity level alternates between high and low levels very quickly[...]

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    25 2) S ELECTING A W ORKOUT When prompted to select a workout, select the desired workout button. The touchscreen will then bring up the corresponding Workout Setup Screens which include level, age, weight, t arget heart rate*, W atts and MET s. Press ENTER after each selection to record it. After values are set, the work- out progress screen appea[...]

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    The T ime in Zone goal enhances a heart rate workout by setting a certain duration within the target heart rate* as a workout goal. The program automatically alters the resist ance to maintain a pace that will meet that objective within that duration. Once the objective is met, the workout automatically goes into a Cooldown Phase. T o use the T ime[...]

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    27 5) S ELECTING A W ORKOUT M ODE All workouts on the Lifecycle Upright Bike default to a Const ant-Calories-Per-Hour Mode. The Bike Mode provides another option for varying workouts. The Bike Mode is accessed on the Workout Progress Screen under Mode. NOTE: Bike Mode is not available on any of the heart workouts. • Bike Mode : This workout mode [...]

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    28 P AUSING W ORKOUTS To pause a workout, simply stop pedaling. An EXIT WORKOUT button appears. Selecting EXIT WORKOUT takes the user out of the workout, back to the W elcome Screen. T o continue the workout, resume pedaling. The p ause duration defaults to 1 minute (configurable by the manag- er), after which, the console returns to the W elcome S[...]

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    29 4.3 W ORKOUT D ESCRIPTIONS QUICK ST ART Select QUICK ST ART Begin workout Modify level Enter weight if desired RANDOM Select RANDOM Enter goal type and value Select level Begin workout MANUAL Select MANUAL Enter goal type and value Select level Begin workout F A T BURN* Select F A T BURN Enter goal type and value Enter age Accept THR** Begin wor[...]

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    30 W ORKOUT D ESCRIPTIONS ( CON ' T ) Q UICK S T ART QUICK ST ART is the fastest way to begin exercising, and it bypasses the step s of selecting a specific workout program. The intensity level for the workout is set automatically and remains the same unless manually changed. T o change the level and stay in the W orkout Progress screen, press[...]

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    31 H ILL The Life Fitness-patented HILL workout of fers a variety of configurations for interval training. Intervals are periods of intense aerobic exercise separated by regular periods of lower-intensity exercise. The WORKOUT PROFILE window represents these high and low intervals as columns of light, which together have the appearance of hills and[...]

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    32 1 to 9 minutes: A workout with a duration of less than 10 minutes is insufficient for the Hill program to complete all four phases adequately . The program, therefore, condenses a workout of this dura- tion at various stages. 10 to 19 minutes: The interval durations initially are set at 30 seconds for a 10-minute workout. For every minute added [...]

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    33 Z ONE T RAINING Zone T raining workouts target specific ranges, or zones, for maint aining a heart rate to achieve maximum exercise results. 1) H EART R AT E H ILL TM This program combines the standard HILL workout profile with the concept of Heart Rate Zone T raining. The default target heart rate* is calculated as 80 percent of the theoretical[...]

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    34 2) H EART R AT E I NTERV AL TM This program also combines the standard HILL workout profile with the concept of Heart Rate Zone T raining. The default target heart rate* is calculated as 80 percent of the theoretical maxi- mum † (HRmax), but the user can adjust the target rate during the workout setup. The workout alternates between a hill, wh[...]

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    35 3) E XTREME H EART R AT E TM This intense, varied workout is designed to help more experienced users to break through fitness improvement plateaus. The workout alternates between two t arget heart rates* as quickly as possi- ble. The ef fect is similar to that of running sprints. The user must wear a chest strap or grip the Lifepulse TM sensors [...]

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    4) P ERSONAL T RAINER Personal T rainer workouts are customized workouts designed either for the advanced user or to be used in connection with a personal trainer . 1) W A TTS This workout target s a rate of effort equal to a certain number of W atts. A W att is a unit of power that measures the amount of mechanical work required to operate a devic[...]

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    37 4) L IFE F ITNESS F IT T EST The Lifecycle Upright Bike Fit T est program is another exclusive feature of this versatile exercise bike. The Life Fitness Fit T est measures cardiovascular fitness and can be used to monitor improvements in endurance every four to six weeks. The user must grasp the hand sensors when prompted or wear a heart rate ch[...]

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    The computer will not accept: ! heart rates less than 52 or greater than 200 beats per minute ! body weights less than 75 pounds (34 kg) or greater than 400 pounds (182 kg) ! ages below 10 or over 99 years ! data input that exceeds human potential If an error is made when entering any Fit T est data, correct it by pressing CLEAR, inputting the corr[...]

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    39 The tables below list fit test result s. R ELA TIVE F ITNESS C LASSIFICA TION FOR M EN Men Estimated VO2 Max (ml/kg/min) Per Age Category Rating 20-29 30-39 40-49 50-59 60+ Elite 52+ 51+ 48+ 45+ 42+ Excellent 50-51 48-50 46-47 42-44 39-41 V ery Good 47-49 45-47 43-45 40-41 36-38 Above Average 44-46 42-44 40-42 37-39 33-35 Average 41-43 39-41 37-[...]

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    5) M ILIT ARY F ITNESS T EST A IR F ORCE PRT The 95Ce exercise bike features an Air Force Physical Readiness T est (PRT). This test is similar to the fit test workout, except that it does not have a preset time goal. The Air Force PRT is located in the Personal T rainer Workouts. T o begin an Air Force PRT : ! Choose PERSONAL TRAINER, AIR FORCE PRT[...]

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    41 5 S YSTEM O PTIONS M ENU 5.1 U SING THE S YSTEMS O PTIONS M ENU Fitness club managers and other authorized personnel can use the Systems Options feature to change default settings, or to enable or disable certain programs or displays on the bike console, to run systems checks, and to access compiled statistics. T o enter the System Options, go t[...]

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    42 5.2 C ONFIGURA TION S ETTINGS 1) M ANAGER ’ S C ONFIGURA TION Manager's Configuration accesses defaults for W orkout Duration Configuration, Language, User Language, Program T imeout, Units (English or Metric), System Beeps, Pause T ime, Marathon Mode, Custom Message Setup, and S tand By Configuration. SETTING DEF AUL T DESCRIPTION LANGUA[...]

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    43 C USTOM M ESSAGES This configuration allows for a custom message to be displayed across the Welcome Screen. Creating/Changing a Custom Message — After entering the Manager’s Configuration, check to make sure that Custom Message is enabled, then select CUSTOM MESSAGE SETUP. Upon entering the setup screen, a message can be entered using the on[...]

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    44 T o Restore a Channel: Choose Channel Setup, Manual; use the Channel Controls to choose the chan- nel to be restored, select Add, return the Channel Setup to Auto. T o Adjust Picture Setup: Brightness, Contrast, Saturation, and Hue can be adjusted by using the corresponding arrow buttons. T o return to the unit defaults, select Default. Max V ol[...]

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    45 S ECURE C HANNEL Opens the Secure Channel Setup screen. If enabled, one existing input channel can be selected to be a dedicated channel for non-broadcast use. Select the Channel Change button to scroll up or down to the desired channel. Select the Name Change button to input a name for the secure channel using the the keyboard display . If enab[...]

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    46 For Level workouts, each interval is identified by the time at which it occurs during the workout. For target heart rate workout s, each interval is identified by a number (1 - 30). If Level is selected, a graph shows up displaying each interval. For T arget Heart Rate workout one graph shows up dis- playing each interval. T o change intervals u[...]

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    6 S ERVICE AND T ECHNICAL D ATA 6.1 P REVENTIVE M AINTENANCE T IPS The Lifecycle Upright Bike is backed by the engineering excellence of Life Fitness and is one of the most rugged and trouble-free pieces of exercise equipment on the market today . Commercial Life Fitness products have proven to be durable in health clubs, colleges, and milit ary fa[...]

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    48 6.2 P REVENTIVE M AINTENANCE S CHEDULE Follow the schedule below to ensure proper operation of the product. 6.3 T ROUBLESHOOTING THE L IFEPULSE S YSTEM S ENSORS If the heart rate reading is erratic or missing, do the following: • Dry moist hands to prevent slipping. • Grasp all four sensors, two in each hand. • Grasp the sensors firmly . ?[...]

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    49 6.4 T ROUBLESHOOTING THE P OLAR H EART R AT E C HEST S TRAP H EART R AT E R EADING I S E RRA TIC , A BNORMALL Y E LEV A TED , O R A BSENT E NTIREL Y Malfunction Heart rate reading is erratic or absent entirely Abnormally elevated heart rate readings Probable Cause Belt transmitter electrodes are not wet enough to pick up accurate heart rate read[...]

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    6.5 H OW TO O BT AIN P RODUCT S ER VICE 1. V erify the symptom and review the operating instructions. The problem may be unfamil- iarity with the product and its features and workout s. 2. Locate and document the serial number of the unit. This number consists of three letters followed by six numbers. The serial number label is located on the front[...]

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    7 S PECIFICA TIONS 7.1 95C E L IFECYCLE U PRIGHT E XERCISE B IKE S PECIFICA TIONS Designed use: Heavy/Commercial Maximum user weight: 400 pounds / 181 kilograms Upper T ouchscreen: 12.1 in. Diagonal, 800 x 600 TFT LCD Channel coverage: VHF: 2-13/UHF: 14-69/CA TV: 1-125 Antenna: 75-ohm external antenna terminal for VHF/UHF (>43dBuV (@75ohm) or &g[...]

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    Life Fitness World Headquarters 5100 North River Road Schiller Park, IL 60176 M051-00K63-B124[...]