1.Before beginning any exercise program, con-sult your physician. This is especially impor-tant for persons over the age of 35 or personswith pre-existing health problems.2.It is the responsibility of the owner to ensurethat all users of this treadmill are adequatelyinformed of all warnings and precautions.3.Use the treadmill only as described.4.Place the treadmill on a level surface, with atleast 8 ft. (2.4 m) of clearance behind it and 2ft. (0.6 m) on each side. Do not place thetreadmill on any surface that blocks air open-ings. To protect the floor or carpet from dam-age, place a mat under the treadmill.5.Keep the treadmill indoors, away from mois-ture and dust. Do not put the treadmill in agarage or covered patio, or near water.6.Do not operate the treadmill where aerosolproducts are used or where oxygen is beingadministered.7.Keep children under the age of 12 and petsaway from the treadmill at all times.8.The treadmill should be used only by personsweighing 300 lbs. (136 kg) or less.9.Never allow more than one person on thetreadmill at a time.10.Wear appropriate exercise clothes whenusing the treadmill. Do not wear loose clothesthat could become caught in the treadmill.Athletic support clothes are recommendedfor both men and women.
Always wear ath- letic shoes. Never use the treadmill with bare feet, wearing only stockings, or in sandals.
11.When connecting the power cord (see page12), plug the power cord into a surge sup-pressor (not included) and plug the surgesuppressor into a grounded circuit capable ofcarrying 15 or more amps. No other applianceshould be on the same circuit. Do not use anextension cord.12.Use only a single-outlet surge suppressor thatmeets all of the specifications described onpage 12. To purchase a surge suppressor, seeyour local NordicTrackdealer or call the tele-phone number on the front cover of this man-ualand order part number 146148, or see yourlocal electronics store.13.Failure to use a properly functioning surgesuppressor could result in damage to the con-trol system of the treadmill. If the control sys-tem is damaged, the walking belt may changespeed, accelerate, or stop unexpectedly,which may result in a fall and serious injury.14.Keep the power cord and the surge suppres-sor away from heated surfaces.15.Never move the walking belt while the poweris turned off. Do not operate the treadmill ifthe power cord or plug is damaged, or if thetreadmill is not working properly. (See TROU-BLESHOOTING on page 25 if the treadmill isnot working properly.)16.Read, understand, and test the emergencystop procedure before using the treadmill (seeHOW TO TURN ON THE POWER on page 14).17.Never start the treadmill while you are stand-ing on the walking belt. Always hold thehandrails while using the treadmill.18.The treadmill is capable of high speeds.Adjust the speed in small increments to avoidsudden jumps in speed.19.The pulse sensor is not a medical device.Various factors, including the user's move-ment, may affect the accuracy of heart ratereadings. The pulse sensor is intended onlyas an exercise aid in determining heart ratetrends in general.
Toreduce the risk of serious injury, read all important precautions and in-structions in this manual and all warnings on your treadmill before using your treadmill. ICON as-sumes no responsibility for personal injury or property damage sustained by or through the use ofthis product.