Congratulations on choosing a VISION FITNESS Treadmill. You’ve taken an important step in developing and sustaining an exercise program! Your Treadmill is a
tremendously effective tool for achieving your personal fitness goals. Regular use
of your Treadmill can improve the quality of your life in so many ways…
Here are just a few of the health benefits of aerobic exercise:
• Weight Loss
• A Healthier Heart
• Improved Muscle Tone
• Increased Daily Energy Levels
• Reduced Stress
• Help In Countering Anxiety and Depression
• An Improved Self Image
The key to reaping these benefits is to develop the exercise habit. Your new Treadmill will help you eliminate the obstacles that prevent you from getting in your
exercise time. Snow and rain and darkness won’t interfere with your workout when
you have your Treadmill in the comfort of your home. This Owner’s Guide provides
you with basic information on starting an exercise program. A more complete
knowledge of your new Treadmill will assist you in realizing your goal of a healthy
lifestyle.
Some kinds of service to your Treadmill should only be performed by your VISION
FITNESS retailer. Please contact your authorized VISION FITNESS retailer should
service be required.
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Table of Contents
SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS . . . . . . . . . . 4
MOVING & LEVELING . . . . . . . . . . . 7
POWER & EMERGENCY STOP . . . . . . . 8
FEEDBACK DISPLAY . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
FEATURES & QUICK KEYS . . . . . . . . . 13
USER TOTALS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
SPEED & ELEVATION QUICK KEYS . . . . 15
CONTACT HEART RATE . . . . . . . . . . . 16
WIRELESS CHEST TRANSMITTER. . . . . 17
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GENERAL
GENERAL
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CONSOLE
EASY START . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
T9700 HRT CONSOLE
CHOOSING PROGRAM & AGE . . . . . . . 19
CHOOSING A LEVEL . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
CHOOSING A TIME & WEIGHT . . . . . . .21
PROGRAM DETAILS . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22
USING THE SPRINT 8 PROGRAM . . . . .23
PACER PROGRAM DETAILS . . . . . . . . 23
HRT WEIGHT LOSS & HRT CARDIO . . . .24
HRT ENDURANCE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30
HRT INTERVAL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34
ABOUT HEART RATE TRAINING . . . . . . 39
RATE OF PERCEIVED EXERTION . . . . . . 40
USER PROGRAMS 1-3 . . . . . . . . . . 41
USER PROGRAMS 4 AND 5 . . . . . . 44
USER ENGINEERING MODE . . . . . . . . 45
AUTO-CALIBRATION . . . . . . . . . . . . 48
TROUBLESHOOTING . . . . . . . . . . . . 49
COMMON QUESTIONS . . . . . . . . . . .51
TENSIONING THE BELT . . . . . . . . . . 52
WARRANTY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53
DEVELOPING A FITNESS PROGRAM . . 54
FITNESS GUIDELINES . . . . . . . . . . . 57
WEEKLY WORKOUT LOGS . . . . . . . . . 60
MONTHLY WORKOUT LOGS . . . . . . . .62
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IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS
When using an electrical product, basic precautions should always be followed,
including the following:
Read all instructions before using this exercise product.
WARNING! To reduce the risk of burns, fire, electrical shock or injury to
persons:
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Use this exercise product for its intended use as described in this Owner’s
Guide. Do not use attachments not recommended by the manufacturer.
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Never drop or insert any object into any opening.
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Do not remove the Treadmill motor covers or roller covers. Service
should be performed only by an authorized VISION FITNESS retailer.
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Never operate this Treadmill if it has a damaged cord or plug, if it is not
working properly, if it has been damaged, or immersed in water. Return
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the Treadmill to a retailer for examination and repair.
Keep the cord away from heated surfaces.
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Do not use outdoors.
To disconnect, turn the switch to the OFF position, then remove plug from
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outlet.
Never place the power cord under carpeting or place any object on top of
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the power cord, which may pinch and damage it.
Unplug your VISION FITNESS Treadmill before moving it.
CHILDREN
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Keep children off your VISION FITNESS Treadmill at all times.
When the VISION FITNESS Treadmill is in use, young children and pets
should be kept at least 10 feet /3 meters away.
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POWER REQUIREMENTS
This product is for use on a nominal 220-volt circuit, and has a grounding plug that
looks like the plug illustrated below. An improper connection of the equipment
grounding conductor can result in a risk of an electrical shock. Do not modify the
plug that was provided with this product. If this plug does not fit into your outlet,
have a qualified electrician install the proper outlet. Adapters, extension cords and
surge protectors should not be used with this product. Also, a GFI protected receptacle should not be used. It is recommended to use a 20 amp dedicated circuit.
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OTHER SAFETY TIPS FOR YOUR VISION FITNESS TREADMILL
CAUTION!: If you experience chest pains, nausea, dizziness or shortness of
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breath, stop exercising immediately and consult your physician before continuing.
• Do not wear clothing that might catch on any part of the Treadmill.
• Read this Owner’s Guide before operating this Treadmill.
CLEANING
• Clean with soap and slightly damp cloth only; never use solvents.
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MOVING YOUR VISION FITNESS TREADMILL
Your VISION FITNESS Treadmill has a pair of transport wheels built into the front
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legs. To move, firmly grasp the back end of the frame, carefully lift and roll.
CAUTION: Our Treadmills are well-built and heavy, weighing up to 300 lbs /
136kgs ! Use care and additional help if necessary.
PLACEMENT IN YOUR HOME
It is important that you place your Treadmill in a comfortable and inviting room.
Your Treadmill is designed to use minimal floor space. Many people will place their
Treadmills facing the TV or a picture window. If at all possible, avoid putting your
Treadmill in an unfinished basement. To make exercise a desirable daily activity for
you, the Treadmill should be in an attractive setting.
NOTE: If you place your Treadmill facing out from a wall, you should leave 3 feet /
1 meter between the wall and the Treadmill to ensure safe operation.
LEVELING
The Treadmill should be level for optimum use. Once you have placed the Treadmill
where you intend to use it, raise or lower one or both of the adjustable levelers
located on the back of the Treadmill frame. A carpenter’s level is recommended. If
your Treadmill is not level, the running belt may not track properly. Once you have
leveled the Treadmill, lock the levelers in place by tightening the nuts against the
frame.
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POWER
Ensure that your Treadmill is properly
connected to a power outlet, then turn
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on the Power switch, located at the front
of the main frame.
EMERGENCY STOP
If at any time you need to stop the Treadmill quickly, simply press the red Emergency Stop button. This will instantly cut
all power and the Treadmill will come to
a stop. To resume your workout, you
will need to re-enter any data.
SAFETY MAGNET
Your VISION FITNESS Treadmill will not
start unless the Safety Magnet is inserted
into the circle in the console overlay.
You should attach the clip end to your
clothing. If at any time you need to stop
the Treadmill quickly simply pull the
Safety Magnet off the console. This will
cut all power to the Treadmill and it will
come to a complete stop. To resume
your workout, place the Safety Magnet
back in place. This will send you back to
the start-up mode.
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T9700HRT & SIMPLE FEEDBACK DISPLAY
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ALPHANUMERIC MESSAGE CENTER
This is a display that will scroll the operation instructions in the top center
display window. It will also display your feedback when the LED next to the
appropriate word is lit.
DISTANCE
Shown as Miles or Kilometers. View Distance traveled during workout.
AVG PACE
Shown as Time (minutes:seconds). Equals accumulated time divided by accumulated distance.
HEART RATE
Shown as Beats-per-Minute. You can monitor your Heart Rate at any time during
a workout by using the Heart Rate Chest Strap or gripping the Heart Rate
Sensors on the front handlebar.
% HEART RATE
Displays percentage of maximum heart rate.
TIME
Shown as Minutes:Seconds. View the Time remaining or the Time elapsed in
your workout.
PACE
Shown as Time (Minutes:Seconds) required to travel 1 mile at current Speed.
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ELEVATION
Shown as percentage of incline, Elevation
is visible in the left-hand LED window. Indicates how steeply inclined the running surface is, to simulate walking/running on a
hill.
CALORIES
Shown as estimated calories burned during workout.
SPEED
Shown as MPH or KPH, Speed is visible in
the right-hand LED window. Indicates how
fast the running surface is moving, to simulate outdoor walking/running.
AVG SPEED
Shown as MPH or KPH. Equals accumulated distance plus elapsed
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PROFILE MATRIX WINDOW
The Left dots #1-6 will show an Elevation Profile in 6 segments in ORANGE.
This profile is not an exact representation of the elevation profile, but just a
bar graph. The profile will scroll to the
left during operation.
The Right dots #1-6 will show a Speed
Profile in 6 segments in RED. This profile is not an exact representation of the
speed profile, but just a bar graph. The
profile
will scroll to the left during operation.
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FEEDBACK DISPLAY
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SPB-SEGMENT PROGRESS BAR
The center 2 columns on the dot matrix
are the SPB (Segment Progress Bar).
These two bars represent the accumulated time per segment. Each program
has 20 segments. The SPB takes the segment time and divides it into 10 vertical
dots. More dots appear as you progress
in each segment. When the segment is
complete the SPB starts over.
STOP
HOLD TO RESET
S
ELECT
HOLD TO SCAN
SCAN FUNCTION
To scan the data during your workout,
simply press the SELECT button. To continuously Scan, press and hold until the
Console doublebeeps (about 2
seconds.) For example: if your workout
is 20 minutes long, each segment is one
minute. The SPB will divide the 1 minute
into 10 dots, or 6 seconds per dot. The
dots would clear and start counting up
as each segment is complete.
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USER LOG-IN
The T9700S and T9700HRT, consoles have a special feature that allows you to
Log-In and save all data from your workout. To use this function follow these steps.
PRESS LOG-IN BUTTON
Use either set of arrow keys to choose
a user I.D. number (1-10). This will
appear in the Alphanumeric Message
Center. Then press SELECT.
CHOOSE A PROGRAM ( T9700HRT ONLY)
Select the desired program by using
one of the Program Quick-Keys (see
page 19 for program setup) or press
START to enter the Manual mode.
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USER TOTALS BUTTON
To use this function you will need to use the same User Log-In code and follow
these three steps.
PRESS TOTALS BUTTON
Use either set of arrow keys to enter
your User I.D. Number. This is the
same number that you use to log-in
before you begin working out. Then
press SELECT.
TOTALS ARE DISPLAYED
Now your accumulated totals for Distance, Hours, Calories, Average Speed, and
Average Pace are displayed. Press SELECT to scroll the data.
RESET USER TOTALS
When reviewing your user totals, simply press and hold the STOP key on the
overlay. This will clear the user total information.
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SPEED QUICK KEYS
After pressing the START button, you can change the speed of the Treadmill by
pressing one of the Speed Quick Key buttons numbered 1-9. Each key represents
a mile/kilometer per hour. For example, when you press 3, the Treadmill will
adjust the speed to 3 mph/kmph.
ELEVATION QUICK KEYS
After pressing the START button, you can change the elevation of the Treadmill by
pressing one of the Elevation Quick Key buttons numbered 1-9. Each key
represents a % incline. For example if you press 3, the Treadmill will elevate to a
3% incline.
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CONTACT HEART RATE
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HAND PULSE HEART RATE SENSORS
The Contact Hand Pulse Sensors are included on this product to monitor your
heart rate. To use, grasp both of the sensors with a comfortable grip during your
workout. The console will display your heart rate. Although your signal will be
displayed immediately, it may take the system a few seconds to zero in on your
actual heart rate.
NOTE:For the Heart Rate Training programs you must use the chest transmitter.
See Page 17.
CARDIO PORT
A Cardio Port is located on the back of the console that is compatible to entertainment protocol such as Cardio Theater. The top port is the active port to use
for this function.
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Prior to wearing the Strap on your chest, moisten the two rubber contact pads
with several drops of water and spread about with your fingers.
USING THE WIRELESS
CHEST TRANSMITTER
Center the Transmitter Strap just
below the breast or pectoral
muscles, directly over your sternum
with the VISION FITNESS logo facing out.
Adjust the elastic strap length to avoid
bouncing or sliding.
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ELEV AT ION
INTRODUCTION TO T9700S
EASY START
To start the T9700S, simply press START;
the Treadmill will start and Time will count
up.
SPB
ELEVATION
QUICK-KEYS
8
7
6
5
4
9
9
START
STOP
PRESS FOR EASY ST ART
SE
HOLD TO RESET
HOLD
N!
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O PERSON !
STAND ON
STA RTING
OWNER ' S
MOVE SAFETY
USE, AND
OF CHILDREN.
ENTER AGE
HEART RATE
% HEAR T RA TE
DISTANCE
AV G. PACE
Set your age using either set of arrow keys.
Press SELECT. Your age is used to deter-
TIME
PACE
SPEED
AVG. SPEED
ELEV ATION
CALORIES
mine your predicted maximum heart rate.
ELEV AT ION
SPEED
SPB
ELEVATION
QUICK-KEYS
4
3
5
9
8
7
6
START
PRESS FOR EASY ST ART
SPEED
9
STOP
HOLD TO RESET
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QUICK-KEYS
7
6
5
SELECT
CAUTION !
HEART RA TE
% HEAR T RA TE
DISTANCE
AV G. PACE
CHOOSING A TIME
TIME
PACE
ELEV ATION
CALORIES
down.
SPEED
AV G. SPEED
ELEV AT ION
SPEED
SPB
ELEVATION
QUICK-KEYS
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ENTERING YOUR WEIGHT
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7
9
SPEED
9
8
HEART RA TE
% HEAR T RA TE
DISTANCE
AV G. PACE
Enter weight using either set of arrow keys
and press START. The Alphanumeric Message Center window will display the
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QUICK-KEYS
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SPEED
SPB
ELEVATION
QUICK-KEYS
5
6
7
8
START
9
PRESS FOR EASY ST ART
!
PERSON !
AND ON
ART ING
W NER' S
OVE SAFETY
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SPEED
AV G. SPEED
ELEV AT ION
and “beep”. The belt will start moving after the count down.
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TIME
PACE
ELEV ATION
CALORIES
weight. After you press START the dot
matrix will display a 3,2,1 count down
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IF YOU EXPERIENC E
CHEST PAINS, DIZZI N
OR SHOR TNESS OF BR E
OF INJURY TO PERSON !
V OID INJURY STAND ON
Choose Time using either set of arrow
keys and press SELECT. Time will count
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HOLD TO SCAN
SPEED
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STOP
HOLD TO RESET
8
SELECT
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QUICK-KEYS
6
5
4
HOLD TO SCAN
IF Y
CHEST
OR SH O
STOP EX E
AND CO N
BEFO
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PROGRAM QUICK-KEYS
We have made choosing a program
simple and easy with our program
Quick-Key feature. All you need to do
is select one of the keys and you are on
your way. The SPRINT 8 button takes
you directly to that program.
PROGRAMS, HRT® PROGRAMS, and
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USER PROGRAMS are categories. Select these buttons and use the arrow
keys to select your desired program.
CHOOSE A PROGRAM
Once a program category is selected,
use either set of arrow keys to choose a
program. Press SELECT.
ENTER AGE
Set your age using either set of arrow
keys. Press SELECT. Your age is used to
determine your predicted maximum
heart rate.
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CHOOSING A LEVEL
Choose level using arrow keys and
press SELECT. The elevation & speed
window will display the programs maximum elevation & speed. The Alphanumeric Message Center will also display
“LEVEL1”, etc..
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PROGRAM LEVELS
Most programs have 10 levels and SPRINT 8 has 17 levels. By having multiple
levels to chose from, you can change the intensity of your workout as your fitness
level improves. In general the beginner levels have lower level numbers and the
most advanced levels have higher level numbers. For example, L17 will be the
most advanced workout and L1 will be the beginner level. If you are not sure what
fitness level you are at, you should start out at a lower level and work up to a
comfortable level.
NOTE: All the programs can provide an aerobic and cardiovascular benefit in
addition to the specific benefits listed.
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CHOOSING A TIME
Choose Time using either set of arrow keys and press SELECT. The
Time window will blink to let the user
know what time they have input.
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ENTERING YOUR WEIGHT
Enter weight using either set of arrow keys and press SELECT. The Alphanumeric Message Center window will display the weight. After you
press START the dot matrix will display a 3,2,1 count down and
“beep”. The belt will start after the
count down
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T9700HRT PROGRAM DETAILS
SPRINT 8 • ELEVATION & SPEED CHANGES
SPRINT 8 is an anaerobically-based interval program. It is effective in recruiting fast
twitch muscle fibers and improving athletic performance. Medical research supports that this type of exercise will help combat somatopause, which inflicts adults
in middle-age and is signified by weight gain, muscle loss, wrinkled skin, and lack of
energy. See Page 23 for SPRINT 8 program details.
MANUAL
Customized workouts; with no default Time.
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MUSCLE TONER • ELEVATION CHANGES
Improves your strength, speed, and endurance by raising
and lowering the elevation throughout your workout to
involve both your heart and muscles; Time defaults to 30
minutes.
SPEED INTERVALS • SPEED CHANGES
Promotes weight loss by raising and lowering your speed
level while still keeping you within your fat burning zone;
Time defaults to 30 minutes.
5K • ELEVATION CHANGES
Improves your cardiovascular training by simulating a 5K
run with hills; no preset time with elevation changes.
FAT BURNER • SPEED AND ELEVATION CHANGES
Promotes fat burning by raising and lowering your speed
and elevation level while still keeping you within your fatburning zone; Time defaults to 30 minutes.
PACER
You race against the console. Set your race distance and
beat the Pacer! (See page 24 for program details)
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USING THE SPRINT 8 PROGRAM
The SPRINT 8 program is an anaerobic interval program designed to build muscle,
improve speed, and naturally increase the release of Human Growth Hormone
(HGH) in your body. Producing HGH through exercise and a proper diet has been
shown as an effective way to burn fat and build lean muscle mass according to Phil
Campbell, author of Ready, Set, GO! SYNERGY FITNESS. Please go to Mr.
Campbell’s website, www.readysetgofitness.com, for more details about this radical new approach to fitness.
The SPRINT 8 program features intense sprint intervals followed by recovery
intervals. The program includes the following phases:
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1. WARM-UP (3 minutes) should gradually increase your heart rate and
increase respiration and blood flow to working muscles.
The warm-up is controlled by the user to meet your specific needs.
2. INTERVAL TRAINING (14:30) starts immediately after the warm-up with
a 30-second sprint interval; changing both speed and elevation. Seven
recovery intervals of one minute and 30 seconds will alternate with the
eight 30-second sprint intervals. The sprints will increase speed and
elevation at the 3rd and 5th interval. The recovery speed is about 2–3
mph slower than your sprint and the recovery elevation is 0. You can alter
your speed using the Speed Quick Keys or SPEED UP and DOWN arrows.
To adjust the elevation; simply use the Elevation Quick Keys or ELEVA
TION UP and DOWN arrows.
3. COOL-DOWN (2:30) helps return your body’s systems to resting levels.
Less demand is placed on your heart during recovery if an appropriate
cool-down is used following the exercise.
In order to keep track of each segment/interval, the segment time is counted down
in the timer. It takes only 20 minutes to complete the SPRINT 8 workout.
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PACER PROGRAM DETAILS
This is a motivational program that allows you to race against the console. You
determine the speed of the pacer and the distance of the workout. You control you
own speed and elevation throughout the program. The top row of dots is the pacer.
You are the blinking dots in the middle row of the dot matrix profile. The dot matrix
will keep track of your progress. The time of the program will depend on how long
it takes you to complete the distance. The program will not end until you have
completed the distance.
ENTER AGE
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Set your age using either set of arrow
keys. Press SELECT. Your age is used
to determine your predicted maximum
heart rate.
CHOOSING PACER SPEED
Use either set of arrow keys to select
the Pacer speed. Press SELECT to
enter. This will be a consistent speed
throughout the workout.
CHOOSING DISTANCE
Set the goal distance by using either
set of arrow keys to select the Pacer
distance. Press SELECT to enter.
SET WEIGHT
Set your weight using either set of arrow keys. Press SELECT to enter. By
entering weight, the totals for calories will be adjusted according to your entered
weight.
STARTING
When you are ready to begin, press START.
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T9700HRT HEART RATE TRAINING
HRT® WEIGHT LOSS (65% OF PREDICTED MAXIMUM HEART RATE) • ELEVATION ONLY
Program default is 30:00 minutes
The HRT® WEIGHT LOSS program is designed to maintain you at 65% of your
predicted maximum heart rate. The Treadmill has a 2 minute warm up time. During
the warm up you will control both speed and elevation. After 2:00 the Treadmill will
control the elevation to bring you to your target heart rate. Once you are +/– 5
beats per minute (BPM) of your target heart rate the Treadmill will beep and the
program time will begin to count down. You will have control of the speed throughout the program.
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HRT® CARDIO (80% OF PREDICTED MAXIMUM HEART RATE) • ELEVATION ONLY
Program default is 30:00 minutes
The HRT® CARDIO program is designed to maintain you at 80% of your predicted
maximum heart rate. The Treadmill has a 2 minute warm up time. During the warm
up you will control both speed and elevation. After 2:00 the Treadmill will control
the elevation to bring you to your target heart rate. Once you are +/– 5 beats per
minute (BPM) of your target heart rate the Treadmill will beep and the program time
will begin to count down. You will have control of the speed throughout the program.
NOTE: Follow the instructions below for program setup or follow the instructions
on the Alphanumeric Message Center.
CHOOSE THE HRT ® WEIGHT LOSS &
HRT ® CARDIO
Press the HRT® PROGRAMS button.
Use either set of arrow keys to choose
“HRT WEIGHT LOSS” or “ H R T C A R D I O ”. Press
SELECT.
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ENTER AGE
Set your age using either set of arrow
keys. Press SELECT to nter. Your age is
used to determine your predicted maximum heart ate.
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ENTER TARGET HEART RATE
You can change the target heart rate by
using either set of arrow keys, enter your
Target Heart Rate and press the SELECT
button.
CHOOSE PROGRAM TIME
After you have chosen your target heart
rate, the time window will show the program default time of 30:00. You may
change the Time, using either set of arrow keys. Press the SELECT button to
enter your Time. The Minimum Time for
this program is 5 minutes. If you are
ready to begin exercising, press the
START button. Optionally, if you wish to
enter your weight, proceed to the next
step.
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ENTERING YOUR WEIGHT
Enter weight using either set of arrow
keys. The Alphanumeric Message Center window will display the weight. Press
START to begin. After you press START
the dot matrix will display a 3,2,1 count
down and “beep”. The belt will start after
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the count down
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WARM-UP MODE
Now the Treadmill is in the 2:00
manual warm up mode. You are now
in control of both the speed and elevation to reach your target Heart Rate
Zone. Once a steady Heart Rate within
+/- 5 Beats Per Minute of your entered Target Zone is found, the console will beep 3 times and then enter
the Heart Rate Training mode.
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PROGRAM MODE
Now the Treadmill will automatically
adjust your elevation to keep you in
your Target Zone. This will repeat
throughout the program.
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COOL-DOWN MODE
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After you have completed your timed
workout, the console will display: “Cool
Down”. This is to let you know that your
program has ended. You are now in a
manual mode cool down and have control of the Speed and Elevation. This lets
you cool down at your own pace.
ENDING THE PROGRAM
Once you feel your cool down has
elapsed, press the STOP button and the
Treadmill will stop.
NOTES FOR YOUR HEART RATE TRAINING PROGRAMS
• If there is no Heart Rate detected, the Treadmill will not speed up or down or
elevate.
• If the Heart Rate detected is higher than the Target Zone by 10 BPM the console
will “beep” 4 times to warn the user.
• If the Heart Rate detected is higher than the Target Zone by 15 BPM, the console
will “beep” 4 times, stop, and then continue beeping 4 times again and the same
process will repeat 5 times.
• If the user’s Heart Rate is 20 beats over their Target Zone, the Treadmill will Shut
Down.
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HRT ® ENDURANCE • SPEED & ELEVATION
Program default is 30:00 minutes
The Treadmill has a manual mode warm up until you reach your Target Heart Rate.
During the warm up mode you control both speed and elevation. This does not
count for the program time. Once you reach your Target Heart Rate, the Treadmill
now controls your Heart Rate by Speed and Elevation. The speed will be automatically adjusted first up to 1 MPH greater or less than the current Target Heart Rate
Speed. After the console automatically adjusts your speed up to 1 MPH more or
less than the Target Heart Rate Speed, the elevation will take over and adjust your
elevation to keep you in your Target Zone. This will repeat throughout the program.
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NOTE: You can follow these instructions below or you can use the scrolling instructions in the Alphanumeric Message
Center.
CHOOSE THE HRT® ENDURANCE
PROGRAM
Press the HRT® PROGRAMS button.
Use either set of arrow keys to choose
“ H R T E N D U R A N C E ”. Press SELECT to
enter.
ENTER AGE
Set your age using either set of arrow
keys. Press SELECT to enter. Your age
is used to determine your predicted
maximum heart rate.
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ENTER TARGET HEART RATE
(See Page 39 to determine your recommended Target Heart Rate.) Using
either set of arrow keys, enter your
Target Heart Rate and press the SELECT button.
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CHOOSE PROGRAM TIME
After you have chosen your Target
Heart Rate, the time window will show
the program default time of 30:00.
You may change the Time, using either set of arrow keys. Press the SELECT button to enter your Time. The
Minimum Time for this program is 5
minutes. If you are ready to begin
exercising, press the START button.
Optionally, if you wish to enter your
weight, proceed to the next step.
ENTERING YOUR WEIGHT
Enter weight using either set of arrow
keys. The Alphanumeric Message
Center window will display the weight.
Press START to begin. After you press
START the dot matrix will display a 3,
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2,1 count down and “beep”. The belt
will start after the count down
WARM-UP MODE
Now the Treadmill is in the manual
warm up mode. You are now in control
of both the speed and elevation to reach
your target Heart Rate Zone. Once a
steady Heart Rate within +/- 5 Beats
Per Minute of your entered Target Zone
is found, the console will beep 3 times
and then enter the Heart Rate Training
mode.
NOTE: The dot matrix window will
scroll: “Target Heart Rate Achieved”
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PROGRAM MODE
Now the Treadmill will automatically
adjust your speed and elevation to keep
you in your Target Zone. This will repeat throughout the program. It will
adjust speed first, then elevation. Never
both at the same time.
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COOL-DOWN MODE
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After you have completed your timed
workout, the console will display:
“Cool Down”. This is to let you know
that your program has ended. You are
now in a manual mode cool down and
have control of the Speed and
Elevation. This lets you cool down at
your own pace.
ENDING THE PROGRAM
Once you feel your cool down has
elapsed, press the STOP button and
the Treadmill will stop.
NOTES FOR YOUR HEART RATE TRAINING PROGRAMS
• If there is no Heart Rate detected, the Treadmill will not speed up or down or
elevate.
• If the Heart Rate detected is higher than the Target Zone by 10 BPM the console
will “beep” 4 times to warn the user.
• If the Heart Rate detected is higher than the Target Zone by 15 BPM, the console
will “beep” 4 times, stop, and then continue beeping 4 times again and the same
process will repeat 5 times.
• If the user’s Heart Rate is 20 beats over their Target Zone, the Treadmill will Shut
Down.
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NOTE: At all times the speed and elevation keys are operative for the user.
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HRT ® INTERVAL • SPEED ONLY
Program default is 30:00 minutes
The HRT® INTERVAL has a manual warm up mode until you reach 85% of your
target heart rate. During this warm up you control both speed and elevation. Once
you reach 85% of your target heart rate, the Treadmill will control the speed to
reach your work interval of 95%–100% of your target heart rate. The first 2 work
intervals are 95% of your target heart rate and the remaining work intervals are
100% of your target heart rate. The work interval lasts for 1 minute from the time
you reached the work interval heart rate. At the end of the one minute work interval
the Treadmill will begin the recovery interval; adjusting the speed to bring you back
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to 85% of your target heart rate. The program will repeat the work interval/recovery
interval until the program time is complete. The chart below displays the intervals.
CHOOSE THE HRT INTERVAL PROGRAM
Press the HRT® PROGRAMS button.
Use either set of arrow keys to
choose “HRT INTERVAL”. Press SELECT to enter.
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ENTER AGE
Set your age using either set of arrow
keys. Press SELECT to enter. Your age
is used to determine your predicted
maximum heart rate.
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ENTER TARGET HEART RATE
(See Page 39 to determine your recommended Target Heart Rate.) Using
either set of arrow keys, enter your Target Heart Rate. This will be the maximum effort interval. Press SELECT.
CHOOSE PROGRAM TIME
After you have chosen your target heart
rate, the time window will show the
program default time of 30:00. You
may change the Time, using either set
of arrow keys. Press the SELECT button to enter your Time.
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ENTERING YOUR WEIGHT
Enter weight using either set of arrow
keys. The Alphanumeric Message Center window will display the weight. Press
START to begin. After you press START
the dot matrix will display a 3,2,1 count
down and “beep”. The belt will start after the count down
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WARM-UP MODE
Now the treadmill is in the manual warm
up mode. You are now in control of
both the speed and elevation to reach
85% of your target heart rate. Once a
steady Heart Rate within +/- 5 Beats
Per Minute of your entered Target Zone
is found, the console will beep 3 times
and then enter the Heart Rate Training
mode.
NOTE: The dot matrix window will
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scroll: “Target Heart Rate Achieved”
PROGRAM MODE
Now the Treadmill will automatically
adjust the speed to reach your recovery
heart rate and your work interval heart
rate. This will repeat throughout the
program.
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COOL-DOWN MODE
After you have completed your timed
workout, the console will display:
“Cool Down”. This is to let you know
that your program has ended. You are
now in a manual mode cool down and
have control of the Speed and Elevation.
This lets you cool down at your own
pace.
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ENDING THE PROGRAM
Once you feel your cool down has
elapsed, press the STOP button and the
Treadmill will stop.
NOTES FOR YOUR HEART RATE TRAINING PROGRAMS
• If there is no Heart Rate detected, the Treadmill will not speed up or down or
elevate.
• If the Heart Rate detected is higher than the Target Zone by 10 BPM the console
will “beep” 4 times to warn the user.
• If the Heart Rate detected is higher than the Target Zone by 15 BPM, the console
will “beep” 4 times, stop, and then continue beeping 4 times again and the same
process will repeat 5 times.
• If the user’s Heart Rate is 20 beats over their Target Zone, the Treadmill will Shut
Down.
NOTE: At all times the speed and elevation keys are operative for the user.
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GENERAL HEART RATE TRAINING RECOMMENDATIONS
To use the Heart Rate Training Program, it is important to determine your Target
Heart Rate, using the chart below. After determining your Target, you should use the
Treadmill in MANUAL mode to see if the Target you have selected is correct. This
will give you a good base to start your Heart Rate Training. If you feel your Target is
too low or too high, keep using the Treadmill in the MANUAL mode until you feel
comfortable during your workout; then you can begin using the Heart Rate Training
Program.
EXERCISE INTENSITY
To reap the most cardiovascular benefits from your workout, it is necessary to
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exercise within a recommended intensity. The two ways to monitor exercise intensity are Target Heart Rate, and Perceived Exertion.
TARGET HEART RATE
Target Heart Rate is a percentage of your maximum heart rate. Target Heart Rate will
vary for each individual, depending on age, current level of conditioning, and personal fitness goals. Exercise heart rate should range from 55% to 85% of your
maximum heart rate. As a point of reference, we use the predicted maximum heart
rate formula of (220 minus age) to determine your heart rate training zone. Please
use the following chart to determine your predicted Target Heart Rate.
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RATE OF PERCEIVED EXERTION
Rate of Perceived Exertion (R.P.E.) is one of the easiest ways to monitor exercise
intensity. By becoming familiar with the RPE scale, you can continually assess your
level of intensity and insure a level of exertion that is comfortable. An increase in
exercise intensity is directly related to elevation in exercise heart rate. Consequently RPE can be used alone or together with heart rate when monitoring exercise
intensity.
RPE SCALE
Nothing at all
Very, very weak
1
2
Very weak
Weak
3
4
Moderate
Somewhat strong
5
6
Strong
7
8
Very strong
9
10
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Very, very, strong
Maximal
The recommended RPE range for most people is between 3 (moderate) and 5
(strong). The RPE should be independent of your pace; it is dependent on the
feelings caused by the exertion.
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USER PROGRAMS 1-3
Design your own Programs by setting the desired Speed and Elevation. User Programs have 20 intervals. By designing your own programs you now can control
your fitness goals workout by workout. This allows you to modify your training
based on certain events or milestones
you may have set for yourself.
PROGRAM DETAILS
PROGRAMMING A USER PROGRAM
Select a user program by pressing the
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User Program button.Use either set of
arrow keys to choose “USER PROGRAMS
1, 2, OR 3”. Press SELECT to enter.
ENTER AGE
Set your age using either set of arrow
keys. Press SELECT to enter. Your age
is used to determine your predicted
maximum heart rate.
ENTER PROGRAM TIME
Enter Time using either set of arrow
keys, then press the SELECT button to
save total workout time.
SET TIME
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30:00
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ENTERING YOUR WEIGHT
After you have entered time, you may
now enter your Weight. By entering
your Weight, the totals for Calories will
be adjusted according to your entered
Weight.
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ENTER SEGMENT SPEED AND ELEVATION
The #1 column will blink. Press the SPEED arrow keys to change the speed segment
column (Speed numeric values changing with red column). Press ELEVATION arrows to change the elevation segment column (Elevation numeric values changing
with orange column)
NOTE: The Alphanumeric Message Center will scroll: “PRESS ARROW KEYS TO SELECT
SPEED AND ELEVATION. PRESS SELECT TO ENTER .”
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SAVING SEGMENT DATA
Press the SELECT button to store Speed and Elevation, then proceed to the next
column.
NOTE: Repeat entering segment speed and segment elevation until all 20
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segments are completed.
BEGINNING WORKOUT
Begin exercising in your new Custom Program by pressing the START
button.
NOTE: This program will be saved
permanently and may be changed by
repeating the steps above.
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USER PROGRAMS 4 AND 5 - USER LEARN
User Programs 4 and 5 are special custom programs that allow you to save the data
from your favorite workouts. The Treadmill will record the changes you make during
your workout and store them to the selected program. Simply follow the instructions below.
PROGRAM DETAILS
SELECT PROGRAM
Select User Program 4 or 5 by pressing
the USER PROGRAMS button. Use either set of arrow keys to choose “ U S E R
PROGRAM 4” or “USER PROGRAM 5”. Press
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and hold SELECT until console beeps
to enter.
ENTER PROGRAM
You can enter a pre-program or the manual program. The Heart Rate Training
programs will not operate under User Program 4 and 5. Follow the steps to set up
a program starting on page 22.
START
Once you have finished with program set up you are ready to begin. Press START to
begin. The program will save data every 10 seconds and the maximum
program time is 99 minutes. When you are finished press STOP.
SAVE PROGRAM
After you press STOP you can save your program. The alphanumeric message
center will say “PRESS SELECT TO SAVE USER PROGRAM”. Press and hold SELECT until
console beeps to save the program. The alphanumeric display will say “USER PROGRAM SAVED”. Your program is now saved.
REPLAY USER LEARN
To use you User Learn program, simply select User 4 or User 5 and press SELECT.
Do not hold the SELECT button or your data will be lost. When you are ready to
begin, press START.
SAVE OVER USER LEARN PROGRAM
You can save over a User Learn program. Go to the User Programs button and
press SELECT. Use the arrow keys to select User 4 or User 5. Press and hold
SELECT until the console beeps. You can now set up another User Learn program
by following the program instructions, starting with ENTER PROGRAM.
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USER ENGINEERING MODE
Your Treadmill offers a User Engineering Mode that can access certain data and
help to troubleshoot your Treadmill. User Engineering Mode is designed for you to
access functions that will not affect important Treadmill settings. To access this
mode please hold down SPEED DOWN and SELECT for 5 seconds while the
Treadmill is in any state of setting up a program. “ U S E R E N G ” displays in the alphanumeric window. Press SELECT. To access the data press either set of arrow keys to
scroll through the available data/functions. To select the data/function, press and
hold SELECT. To exit, press STOP.
P6 - UNITS
P6 represents units, English or Metric. You can select this configuration for your
Treadmill.
The Treadmill configuration appears in the dot matrix. If “MI” is shown, the Tread-
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mill is configured in English units (miles/mph); “KM” represents a Metric configuration (kilometers/kph). Press the SPEED arrows to toggle between English and Metric.
In order to save the modified value, press and hold SELECT. Note that changing
units does affect the stored value of weight and clears any stored user programs.
Changing units may also require you to perform auto-calibration.
P7 - MAX TIME
P7 represents maximum time. You can modify the time by using either set of arrow
keys. Press and hold SELECT to enter.
P8 - DEFAULT WEIGHT
P8 represents default weight. Weight appears in the alphanumeric window. To
modify weight, press the SPEED arrow keys. To save the new default weight, press
SELECT prior to exiting. If Units is modified immediately prior, weight defaults to
150 lbs. or 68 kg.
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P9 - ACCUMULATED TIME
P9 represents accumulated time, in hours. This information can not be modified.
To exit, press STOP.
P10 - ACCUMULATED DISTANCE
P10 represents accumulated distance, in either miles or kilometers. This
information can not be modified. To exit, press STOP.
P14 - PAUSE TIME
P14 represents pause time. You can modify the pause time from 20 seconds to
10 minutes by using either set of arrow keys. Press and hold SELECT to enter.
P15 - DEFAULT TIME
P15 represents default time. You can modify the default time from 10–99
minutes by using either set of arrow keys. Press and hold SELECT to enter.
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P16 - DEFAULT AGE
P16 represents default age. You can modify the default age by using either set of
arrow keys. The default age is 40. Press and hold SELECT to enter.
P17 - ELEVATION ERRORS
P17 allows you to clear an elevation error. This will allow you to operate the
Treadmill without elevation. Press and hold SELECT to clear.
P18 - SCROLL SPEED
P18 represents the text speed for the alphanumeric display. The default number
is 2. You can change the text speed by using the down arrow to change the
number from 1 to 5. One is the fastest and five is the slowest. Press and hold
SELECT to enter.
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P19 - DECK LUBRICATION MESSAGE
P19 represents whether the service message for deck lubrication has been
enabled. If enabled, a “1” appears in the alphanumeric display. Otherwise, a “0”
appears if disabled.
To disable the message, you must press one of the SPEED keys so that a “0”
appears in the right window. Then press SELECT to save prior to exiting. To exit,
press STOP.
P20 - CLEAN TREADMILL MESSAGE
P20 represents whether the service message for clean treadmill has been
enabled. If enabled, a “1” appears in the alphanumeric display. Otherwise, a “0”
appears if disabled.
To disable the message, you must press one of the arrow keys so that a “0”
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appears in the right window. Then press SELECT to save prior to exiting. To exit,
press STOP.
P21 - CHECK MOTOR BRUSHES MESSAGE
P21 represents whether the service message for check motor brushes has been
enabled. If enabled, a “1” appears in the alphanumeric display. Otherwise, a “0”
appears if disabled.
To disable the message, you must press one of the arrow keys so that a “0”
appears in the right window. Then press SELECT to save prior to exiting. To exit,
press STOP.
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AUTO-CALIBRATION
DO NOT STAND ON THE BELT WHEN PERFORMING THE AUTO-CALIBRATION!
You need to access User Engineering Mode to run the Auto Calibration. To access
this mode, please hold down SPEED DOWN and SELECT for 5 seconds. When in
the User mode, “ U S E R E N G ” appears in the alphanumeric window. Press SELECT. To
access the data press either set of arrow keys until “ A U T O - C A L I B R A T I O N ” appears.
Press SELECT.
To begin auto-cal, press START. The Treadmill will run through minimum and maximum speed and maximum incline. This will take 3-5 minutes. Let the Treadmill
perform this complete function before exiting the Engineering Mode.
“ E N D ” will appear when the auto-calibration is complete. The Treadmill will come to
a complete stop and return to the start-up screen in the alphanumeric window.
P22 - EXIT USER ENGINEERING MODE
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P22 represents exit mode. When you press SELECT, the console performs a reboot,
returning to program setup.
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TROUBLESHOOTING YOUR TREADMILL
Our Treadmills are designed to be reliable and easy to use. If, however, you have
a problem, these troubleshooting steps may indicate the cause.
PROBLEM: The Console does not light up.
SOLUTION: Check to make sure the Treadmill is connected to a functioning
outlet, and that the Treadmill is turned on.
PROBLEM: The Treadmill’s built-in circuit breaker trips repeatedly, shutting-off
for no apparent reason.
SOLUTION: The lubricating wax coating on the deck is wearing down and
needs to be replenished; contact your VISION FITNESS retailer.
PROBLEM: The Treadmill shuts off when elevated.
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SOLUTION: Check to make sure that the power cord is not stretched so tight
that when the Treadmill is elevated the cord is pulled out of the wall outlet.
PROBLEM: The running belt does not stay in the center of the Treadmill when
you are running on it.
SOLUTION: 1) Check to make sure the Treadmill is level. 2) The running belt is
loose and needs to be properly tensioned (see Page 52 for proper procedure).
PROBLEM: The belt moves within 1/4” of — but does not touch — the side
rail.
SOLUTION: There is nothing wrong, this is normal and will not cause any
damage.
NOTE: If the above steps do not remedy the problem, discontinue use, turn the
power off and contact your VISION FITNESS retailer.
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TROUBLESHOOTING YOUR HEART RATE MONITOR CHEST STRAP
PROBLEM: No pulse reading appears
SOLUTION: There may be a poor connection between the contact pads and
skin. Remoisten electrodes.
SOLUTION: Transmitter is not properly positioned. Reposition the chest strap.
SOLUTION: Verify that the distance between transmitter and receiver is not
beyond the recommended range of 36 inches/90cm.
PROBLEM: There is an erratic pulse rate.
SOLUTION: Chest strap is too loose; readjust according to directions.
NOTE: It is possible that heart rate monitors will not function properly on some
people due to a variety of reasons. It may be necessary to experiment with the fit
and position of the chest strap. Outside interference sources such as computers,
motors, etc. are also a major source of problems for heart rate monitors.
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COMMON TREADMILL QUESTIONS
Q: Are the sounds my Treadmill makes normal?
A: All Treadmills make a certain type of thumping noise due to the belt riding over
the rollers. This noise will diminish over time, although it might not totally go
away. With use, the belt will stretch, causing the belt to ride more smoothly over
the rollers. It might appear that one Treadmill is louder another. There are many
reasons for this and may not be due to a defect.
Q: Why is the Treadmill I had delivered louder than the one at the store?
A: All fitness products seem quieter in a large store showroom because there is
generally more background noise than in your home. This is due to many
acoustic differences. A number of precautions can be taken to reduce noise. For
instance, a heavy rubber mat can help reduce reverberation through the floor.
And finally, if a fitness product is placed close to a wall, there will more reflected
noise.
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Q: When should I be worried about a noise?
A: As long as the sounds your Treadmill makes are no louder than a normal
conversational tone of voice, it is considered normal noise. If your Treadmill is
louder than this, you may want to call your service technician. Sometimes an
initial diagnosis can be made over the phone.
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TENSIONING THE BELT
If the running belt slips when used, use the supplied 8MM Allen wrench to turn the
left and right tension bolts clockwise 1/4-turn at a time until the belt no longer slips.
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CENTERING THE BELT
If the running belt is too far to the right side, use the supplied 8MM Allen wrench to
turn the right tension bolt clockwise 1/4-turn at a time until the belt remains centered during use.
If the running belt is too far to the left side, turn the left tension bolt
clockwise 1/4-turn at a time until the belt remains centered during use.
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WARRANTY
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Please contact your local dealer for more details.
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DEVELOPING A FITNESS PROGRAM
WARM UP
When you exercise you need more oxygen to fuel your muscles. This oxygen is
carried to the muscles through blood. The increasing demands of exercise will
cause increased breathing rate, heart rate, blood flow and blood temperature. As
your blood temperature rises and more oxygen is released, the temperature of your
muscles will increase. This allows the muscles to burn calories and create energy
for exercise.
A warm-up activity should be a progressive aerobic activity that utilizes the muscles
you will be using during your workout. There is no set intensity to warm-up with. A
typical warm-up will produce a small amount of perspiration, but not leave you
feeling fatigued. Intensity and fitness level will affect the duration of your warm-up,
but 5 to 10 minutes is usually recommended.
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A gradual warm-up will do the following:
• Produce faster more forceful muscle contractions
• Increase your metabolic rate so oxygen is delivered to the working muscles
more quickly
• Leads to efficient calorie burning by increasing your core body temperature
• Prevent injuries by improving the elasticity of your muscles
• Allow you to work out comfortably longer because your energy systems are
able to exercise, preventing the buildup of lactic acid in the blood.
• Improves joint range of motion
• Psychologically prepares you for higher intensities by increasing your arousal
and focus on exercise
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FLEXIBILITY
Before stretching, take a few minutes to warm-up as stretching a cold muscle can
cause injury. When stretching you should start slowly, exhaling as you gently stretch
the muscle. Try to hold each stretch for at least 15 to 30 seconds. Don’t bounce
when you stretch. Holding a stretch is more effective and less of a risk for injury.
Don’t strain or push a muscle too far. If a stretch hurts, ease up.
SEATED TOE TOUCH
Sit on the floor with your legs together and
straight out in front of you. Do not lock
your knees. Extend your fingers toward your
toes exhaling as you go. Hold the stretch
for 15 to 30 seconds. Return to the start
position and repeat the stretch as
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necessary.
STANDING QUADRICEPS STRETCH
Using a wall or your Bike to provide
balance, grasp your left ankle with your left
hand and hold to stretch. Your knee should
be pointing to the floor. Hold the stretch
for 15 to 30 seconds. Repeat with your
right leg and continue to alternate for
amount of desired repetitions.
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STANDING CALF STRETCH
Standing about 3 feet/90cm from a wall, take
one step forward with your left foot. Place your
hands on the wall in front of you. Your elbows
slightly bent, shoulders, hips, and feet are
pointed directly towards the wall. Bend your
left leg slowly using the movement to control
the amount of stretch in the right calf. Your
heels should stay on the ground. Slowly bring
yourself back to the starting position and switch
legs. Alternate for the amount of desired
repetitions.
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EXERCISE GUIDELINES
The American Council of Sports Medicine (A.C.S.M.) recommends the
following exercise guidelines, for healthy aerobic activity:
Frequency: Exercise 3 to 5 days each week.
Warm-up: Warm-up 5 to 10 minutes before aerobic activity.
Duration: Maintain your exercise intensity for 20 to 60 minutes.
Cool Down: Gradually decrease the intensity of your workout,
thenstretch to cool down during the last 5 to 10 minutes.
NOTE: If weight loss is major goal, participate in your aerobic activity at
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least 30 minutes for five or more days each week.
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ACHIEVING YOUR FITNESS GOALS
An important step in developing a long term fitness program is to determine
your goals. Is your primary goal for exercising on your VISION FITNESS
Product to lose weight? Improve muscle tone? Relieve stress? Prepare for
the spring racing schedule? Knowing what your goals are will help you
develop a more successful exercise program. Below are some common exercise goals:
•Weight Loss & Maintenance
•Improve Body Shape & Tone
•Increase Energy Level
•Improve Cycling/Cross Sports Performance
•Improve Cardiovascular Endurance
•Stress Reduction
•Improve Sleep Patterns
•Improve muscular strength
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If possible try to define your personal goals in precise, measurable terms,
and then put your goals in writing. The more specific you can be, the easier
it will be to track your progress. If your goals are long term, divide them up
into monthly and weekly segments. Longer term goals can lose some of the
immediate motivation benefits. Short term goals are easier to achieve. Your
VISION FITNESS Product console provides you with several readouts that
can be used to record your progress. You can track Distance, Calories or
Time. Time is the most important and useful of test functions.
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SAMPLE GOALS:
Goal-setting is a popular motivational technique. It’s important to set goals and
reward yourself when initiating a new exercise program because you’re attempting
to break current patterns and form a new habit. Whether you use this technique or
another, make fitness a priority in your life. You can achieve the ultimate reward to
yourself: you can establish the exercise habit!
Some sample goals may be:
•To strengthen my heart by exercising 24 minutes three days a week.
(Goal Measurement: Exercise Time=72 minutes a week).
•To improve my body’s ability to burn fat by exercising at a low intensity for
48 minutes per day, 5 days a week. (Goal Measurement: Exercise Time=240
minutes per week).
•To burn off work related stress by exercising for 20 minutes a day on work
days.
(Goal Measurement: Exercise Time=100 minutes per week).
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KEEPING AN EXERCISE DIARY
Photocopy the weekly and annual log sheets on the following pages to make your
personal exercise log book. As time goes by you’ll be able to look back with pride
at the work you’ve done. As your fitness improves, you can look back and see how
far you’ve come.
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