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    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: Sales/Marketing Email: Operating Hours: 7:00 am - 6:00 pm (CST) Brazil Life Fitness Brasil Av . Cidade Jardim, 900 Jd. Paulista[...]

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    T ABLE OF C ONTENTS Section Description 1. Getting Started . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5 1.1 Important Safety Instructions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5 1.2 Setup . . . .[...]

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    Before using this product, it is essential that this ENTIRE operation manual and ALL installation instructions be read. It describes equipment setup and instructs owners 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 INTÉGRALITÉ, ainsi que TOUTES le[...]

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    This Operation Manual describes the functions of the following product: Club Series Upright Lifecycle® Exercise Bike (CSLU) See "Specifications" in this manual for product specific features. Statement of Purpose: The Life Fitness Lifecycle exercise bike is a machine that simulates the movements of riding a bi- cycle at various speeds and[...]

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    1 G ETTING S T ARTED 1.1 I MPORT ANT S AFETY I NSTRUCTIONS SAFETY W ARNING: The safety of the product can be maintained only if it is examined regularly for dam- age and wear . See Preventive Maintenance section for details. • Use the Life Fitness Lifecycle exercise bike only as directed in this manual. • If a Lifecycle exercise bike does not f[...]

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    1 P OINT DE D ÉP ART 1.1 C ONSIGNES DE S ÉCURITÉ I MPORT ANTES CONSIGNE DE SÉCURITÉ : pour un emploi sûr , le produit doit être inspecté régulièrement afin de s'as- surer qu'il n'est pas usé ni endommagé. Consultez la section de Maintenance préventive pour obtenir de plus amples informations. • Si un vélo d'exerc[...]

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    7 1.2 S ETUP Read the entire Operation Manual before setting up the Lifecycle exercise bike. W HERE TO P LACE THE L IFECYCLE 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 footprint. Allow a distance of 16 inche[...]

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    8 H OW TO A DJUST THE P EDAL S TRAPS The bike pedal straps keep the user ’s shoes on the pedals during a workout. The straps 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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    9 S ERVICE A CCESS P ORT The two interchangeable type RJ45 networking ports (A) are located on the back of the display console and are enclosed by a removable cover . See figure below . Any use of the ports for other than their intended purpose could void the product warranty . A Location of Service Ports[...]

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    Workout Profiles Constant Cal/Hr Bike Mode Change Workouts Display Lock Workouts Plus Begin pedaling. Select workout or press Quick Start Quick Start . iPod ® The heart rate displayed may be inaccurate and should be used for reference only. La fréquence cardiaque affichée peut être inexacte et ne doit être utiliséequ'à titre de référe[...]

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    11 2.2 C ONSOLE O VERLA Y D ESCRIPTIONS A. WORKOUT PROFILE window: This window displays shapes, made of columns of lights, that represent the levels of intensity in a workout-in-progress. The height of the first column on the left side of the window is proportional to the current level of intensity . During a F A T BURN, CARDIO, HEART RA TE HILL, H[...]

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    K. COOL DOWN key: Workout programs end automatically in a Cool Down mode, which lowers the intensity level. Press the COOL DOWN key at any desired point during a workout to go immediately into Cool Down mode. In this phase of a workout the body begins to remove lactic acid and other accumulated by-products of exercise, which build up in muscles dur[...]

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    I P OD K EYP AD R. MUTE: Press this key to turn off the sound. S. PLA Y / P AUSE: Use this key to Play or Pause the current track. T . UP AND DOWN ARROW KEYS: Use these keys to select the next track and previous track. U. LOWER AND HIGHER VOLUME KEYS: Use these key to increase or decrease the volume. 13 U T R S[...]

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    2.3 R EADING R ACK AND B OTTLE H OLDERS T wo water bottle holders (A) are available to hold water bottles and/or personal objects. Additionally , an integrated reading rack (B) for supporting a book or magazine is located at the base of the upper panel of the console. 14 B A A[...]

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    3 H EART R AT E Z ONE T RAINING ® 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 rain[...]

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    16 3.2 H EART R AT E M ONITORING 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 Bike. For the most accurate reading possible, during a workout: • Grasp two of the four sensors (A) firmly . • Hold each sensor at the vertical mi[...]

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    T HE O PTIONAL P OLAR ® T ELEMETR Y H EART R AT E C HEST S TRAP The Lifecycle Bike is equipped with Polar® telemetry , a heart rate monitoring system in which electrodes, pressed against the skin, transfer heart rate signals to the console. These electrodes are attached to a Polar telemetry heart rate chest strap that the user wears during the wo[...]

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    4 T HE W ORKOUTS 4.1 W ORKOUT O VERVIEWS The following workouts are pre-programmed for the Lifecycle Bike. ► QUICK ST ART is the fastest way to begin exercising. After the QUICK ST AR T key is pressed, a constant-level workout begins. The intensity level does not change automatically . ► MANUAL is a constant effort workout in which the user can[...]

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    19 The following workouts are accessed by pressing the WORKOUTS PLUS key . ► AROUND THE WORLD is an interval-training workout in which the hills resemble scenes of various geographical areas. ► CASCADES is a two-peak workout in which intensity levels gradually increase and decrease. ► FOOTHILLS is a rolling hill workout with low intensity lev[...]

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    20 4.2 U SING THE W ORKOUTS Different Bike workouts require dif ferent setup steps. See the chart at the end of this section for a quick glance at the steps for setting up any workout program. This section provides details on the steps themselves. T O B EGIN A W ORKOUT Start pedaling and press ST ART , or simply start pedaling to activate the conso[...]

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    21 S ELECTING AND A DJUSTING THE I NTENSITY L EVEL When prompted by the MESSAGE CENTER, use the ARROW keys to increase or decrease the displayed intensity level or target heart rate to the desired value and press ENTER. Adjust the level as needed or desired during the workout. • Intensity level: The Bike provides a selection of 20 intensity level[...]

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    22 S TEPS TO S ETUP E ACH W ORKOUT QUICK ST ART Press QUICK ST ART Begin workout INTERV AL Press WORKOUTS PLUS repeatedly until INTERV AL appears; press ENTER Enter time Select level Begin workout EXTREME HEART RA TE TM Press ARROW keys repeatedly until EXTREME HEART RA TE appears; press ENTER Enter time Enter age Accept/Enter target heart rate Beg[...]

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    4.3 W ORKOUT D ESCRIPTIONS Q UICK S T ART QUICK ST ART is the fastest way to begin exercising and bypasses the steps 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, use the ARROW keys to enter a higher or lower level number . M ANUA[...]

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    H ILL The Life Fitness-patented HILL workout offers a variety of configurations for interval training. Intervals are periods of in- tense cardiovascular exercise separated by regular periods of lower-intensity exercise. The WORKOUT PROFILE window represents these high and low intervals as columns of illuminated LEDs, which together have the appeara[...]

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    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 tar- get heart rate is calculated as 80% of the theoretical maximum (HRmax), but the user can adjust the target rate during the workout setup. All hills and valleys are percentages of HRmax. The workout consists [...]

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    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% of the theoretical maximum (HRmax), but the user can adjust the target rate during the workout setup. The workout alternates between a hill, which brings the heart[...]

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    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 target heart rates as quickly as possible. The ef fect is similar to that of running sprints. The user must wear a Polar telemetry heart rate chest strap or grip the Life[...]

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    W A TTS This workout targets a rate of effort equal to a certain number of W atts. A Watt is a unit of power that measures the amount of mechanical work required to operate a device, such as a Lifecycle exercise bike. It is roughly equal to .25 calo- ries per hour . The workout program automatically alters the intensity level to maintain the approp[...]

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    F IT T EST The Life Fitness Fit T est program is another exclusive feature of this product. The Fit T est workout estimates cardiovascu- lar fitness and can be used to monitor improvements in endurance every four to six weeks. The user must grasp the Lifepulse hand sensors when prompted or wear a heart rate chest strap, as the test score calculatio[...]

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    I f you make an error when entering any Fit T est data, you can correct it by pressing CLEAR, inputting the correct informa- tion and pressing ENTER. It is important for you to take the Fit T est under similar circumstances each time. Y our heart rate is dependent on many factors, including: • amount of sleep the previous night (at least seven ho[...]

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    31 M ILIT ARY F ITNESS T EST The Lifecycle ® Exercise Bike features an Air Force Physical Readiness T ests (PRT). This test is similar to the fit test work- out, except that it does not have a preset time goal. T o begin an Air Force PRT : l Press the WORKOUTS PLUS button repeatedly until the AIR FORCE PRT appears in the message center and press E[...]

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    32 E DITING S ETTINGS FOR W ORKOUTS S A VED U NDER M Y W ORKOUTS Use the following steps to change settings for a stored workout or to change a workout name. 1. When the MESSAGE CENTER displays the prompt “SELECT WORKOUT USING ARROW KEYS OR PRESS QUICK ST ART ,” press the CHANGE WORKOUTS key . 2. Scroll through the user names displayed in the M[...]

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    5 S YSTEM M ENU A special system menu is available to equipment owners and other authorized personnel to allow access to certain infor- mation, diagnostics tests and configuration settings. 5.1 E NTERING AND U SING THE S YSTEM M ENU The System Menu consists of 3 submenus including the Information submenu, Diagnostic submenu and Configuration submen[...]

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    5.2 S YSTEM C ONFIGURA TION (O PTIONAL S ETTINGS ) 34 Setting Default V alue Description Maximum Workout Duration 60 Minutes This feature allows the setting of maximum workout duration limits. English / Metric Units English (International: Metric) This option sets the measurement unit type for weight, distance, and speed. Pause T imeout 5 Minutes T[...]

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    6 S ERVICE AND T ECHNICAL D ATA 6.1 P REVENTIVE M AINTENANCE T IPS The Life Fitness exercise bike 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 . Commercial Life Fitness products are among the most popular of aerobic trainers in[...]

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    6.2 P REVENTIVE M AINTENANCE S CHEDULE ITEM WEEKL Y MONTHL Y BI-ANNUALL Y Console Overlay Clean Inspect Bottle Holders Clean Inspect Console Mounting Bolts Inspect Frame Clean Inspect Plastic Covers Clean Inspect Inspect Lifepulse Sensors Clean / Inspect Pedals and Straps Clean Inspect 36[...]

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    6.3 T ROUBLESHOOTING THE O PTIONAL P OLAR ® T ELEMETR Y H EART R AT E C HEST S TRAP Malfunction Probable Cause Corrective Action Heart rate reading is initially detected and functioning normally but then is lost. Use of personal electronic devices, such as cell phones and portable MP3 players, causes external noise interference. Remove the source [...]

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    T ROUBLESHOOTING THE O PTIONAL P OLAR ® T ELEMETR Y H EART R AT E C HEST S TRAP ( CONTINUED ) Malfunction Probable Cause Corrective Action Heart rate reading is erratic or absent entirely . Belt transmitter electrodes are not wet enough to pick up accurate heart rate readings. Wet the belt transmitter electrodes (see Section 3.2) . Belt transmitte[...]

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    6.4 T ROUBLESHOOTING THE iP OD ® Malfunction Probable Cause Corrective Action Cannot control iPod using console keypad controls. iPod is not fully connected due to interference with after market iPod protective cases. Remove after market iPod protective case and reconnect. Cannot hear iPod. iPod paused. Use iPod keypad controls on console to play [...]

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    40 T ROUBLESHOOTING THE iP OD ® ( CONTINUED ) Malfunction Probable Cause Corrective Action Cannot navigate iPod menus. Use of console keypad controls to navigate iPod menus. Use iPod controls to navigate menus and select playlists. Use console keypad controls to Play/Pause and to change volume and tracks. Cannot control iPod volume using iPod slid[...]

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    6.5 T ROUBLESHOOTING THE L IFEPULSE S YSTEM S ENSORS If the heart rate reading is erratic or missing, do the following: • Dry the hands if necessary to prevent slipping. • Apply hands to both sensors;one in each hand. • Grasp the sensors firmly . • Apply constant pressure around the sensors. 6.6 H OW TO O BT AIN P RODUCT S ERVICE / S ERIAL [...]

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    7 S PECIFICA TIONS 7.1 L IFE F ITNESS CSLU L IFECYCLE ® E XERCISE B IKE S PECIFICA TIONS Designed use: Home Maximum user weight: 400 pounds / 181 kilograms Power requirements: None Console displays: Elapsed time, total distance, total calories burned, calories burned per hour , heart rate, target heart rate, W atts, METS, workout profile, resistan[...]

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    7.2 W ARRANTY I NFORMA TION W ARRANTY C OVERAGE : CSLU B IKE NOTE - W arranty coverage begins at the original date of sale. MODEL CSLU Lifecycle® Exercise Bike 1 Y ear 3 Labor 2 Y ears 3 Electrical & Mechanical Parts 6 Months 3 Console Overlay 3 Shrouds WHA T IS COVERED: This Life Fitness consumer exercise equipment (“Product”) is warrante[...]