Horizon Fitness ELITE 4.0E User Manual

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E L L I P T I C A L

ELITE 2.0E

ELITE 3.0E

ELITE 4.0E

Owner’s Guide

T A B L E O F C O N T E N T S

SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS

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GETTING STARTED/POWER

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MOVING/FOOT POSITION

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KNOW YOUR ELLIPTICAL (Elite 2.0E)

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QUICK START UP (Elite 2.0E)

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PROGRAMMING

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DISPLAY (Elite 2.0E)

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KNOW YOUR ELLIPTICAL (Elite 3.0E & Elite 4.0E)

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QUICK START UP (Elite 3.0E & Elite 4.0E)

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DISPLAY (Elite 3.0E & Elite 4.0E)

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PROGRAM PROFILES

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USING YOUR THR ZoneTM PROGRAM

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HEART RATE ZONE & MONITORING

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TROUBLESHOOTING

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COMMON PRODUCT QUESTIONS

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EXERCISE GUIDELINES

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ROUTINE MAINTENANCE

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DEVELOPING A FITNESS PROGRAM &

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WARM UP & COOL DOWN

FOOT POSITIONING

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FITNESS GOALS

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WEEKLY LOG SHEETS

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MONTHLY LOG SHEETS

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HOME USE WARRANTY

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CAUTION CAUTION

Read all precautions and instructions in this manual before using this equipment. Save this manual for future reference.

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I M P O R T A N T S A F E T Y I N S T R U C T I O N S

SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS

When using an electrical product, basic precautions should always be followed. Read all instructions before using this exercise product.

WARNING

WARNING!

To reduce the risk of burns, fire, electrical shock or injury to persons:

Use this exercise product for its intended use as described in this Owner's guide. Do not use attachments not recommended by the manufacturer.

Never drop or insert any object into any opening.

Do not remove the elliptical trainer's side covers. Service should be performed only by an authorized Horizon Fitness service provider.

Never operate this elliptical trainer if it has a damaged cord or plug, if it is not working properly, if it has been damaged, or immersed in water.

Keep the cord away from heated surfaces.

Do not use outdoors.

Only use the power cord provided with your elliptical trainer.

Never place the power cord under carpeting or place any object on top of the power cord, which may pinch or damage it.

Unplug your elliptical trainer before moving it.

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O T H E R S A F E T Y T I P S F O R Y O U R

E L L I P T I C A L T R A I N E R

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CAUTION

CAUTION!

If you experience chest pains, nausea, dizziness or shortness of breath, stop exercising immediately and consult your physician before continuing.

Do not turn pedal arms by hand.

Do not wear clothing that might catch on any part of the elliptical trainer.

Make sure handlebars are secure before each use.

Read the owner's guide before operating this elliptical trainer.

Maintain a comfortable pace. Do not ‘sprint’ above 80 rpms on this machine.

To maintain balance it is recommended to keep a grip on the handlebars while exercising, mounting or dismounting the machine.

OPERATION

It is essential that your elliptical trainer is used only indoors, in a climate controlled room. If your elliptical trainer has been exposed to colder temperatures or high moisture climates, it is strongly recommended that the elliptical trainer is warmed up to room temperature before first time use. Failure to do so may cause premature electronic failure.

CHILDREN

Keep children off of your elliptical trainer at all times.

When the elliptical is in use, young children and pets should be kept at least 10 feet away.

CLEANING

Clean with soap and slightly damp cloth only. Never use solvents.

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CONGRATULATIONS! on choosing a Elite Series elliptical trainer.

You’ve taken an important step in developing and sustaining an exercise program! Your elliptical trainer is a tremendously effective tool for achieving your personal fitness goals. Regular use of your elliptical trainer 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 elliptical trainer will help you eliminate the obstacles that prevent you from getting in your exercise time. Inclement weather and darkness won't interfere with your workout when you use your elliptical trainer in the comfort of your home. This manual provides you with basic information for using and enjoying your new machine. A more complete knowledge of your new elliptical trainer will assist you in realizing your goal of a healthy lifestyle.

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CAUTION

CAUTION: BEFORE BEGINNING ANY EXERCISE PROGRAM, ALWAYS CONSULT YOUR PHYSICIAN. IF YOU EXPERIENCE CHEST PAINS, NAUSEA, DIZZINESS OR SHORTNESS OF BREATH, STOP EXERCISING AND CONSULT YOUR PHYSICIAN BEFORE CONTINUING.

IMPORTANT: PLEASE READ BEFORE USE!

ASSEMBLY

CAUTION! There are several areas during the assembly process of a elliptical trainer that special attention must be paid. It is very important to follow the assembly instructions correctly and to make sure all parts are firmly tightened. If the assembly instructions are not followed correctly, the elliptical trainer could have frame parts that are not tightened and will seem loose and may cause irritating noises. To prevent damage to the elliptical trainer, the assembly instructions must be reviewed and corrective actions should be taken.

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Before proceeding, find your elliptical trainer’s serial number located under the left side cover for all models and enter it in the space provided below. Also locate the model name for all models which is located on the side cover. (see drawing below)

SERIAL NUMBER AND MODEL NAME LOCATION:

Note: Actual model may differ from drawing.

ENTER YOUR SERIAL NUMBER IN BOX BELOW:

Refer to this number when calling for service, and also enter this serial number on your Warranty Card and in your own records. Be sure to read the Safety Instructions and complete Owner’s Guide before using your new elliptical trainer.

WARRANTY REGISTRATION

Your warranty card must be completed and sent to Horizon Fitness within thirty days of purchase or registered on line at www.horizonfitness.com, before a warranty claim can be processed. Please keep receipt with owner’s guide as it may be required for a warranty claim. Make sure to send in warranty registration card to validate your warranty.

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G E T T I N G S T A R T E D

POWER

The console on your (Elite 2.0E) is powered by 2 AA batteries, which are replaceable through the back side of the console. Your elliptical itself, is powered by you.

Your programmable (Elite 3.0E and Elite 4.0E) elliptical trainer is powered by a power supply. The power supply must be plugged into the power jack, which is located in the front of the machine near the front foot tube.

LEVELING (Elite 4.0E only)

The elliptical trainer should be level for optimum use. Once you have placed the elliptical trainer where you intend to use it, raise or lower the adjustable levelers located on the bottom of the rear base frame. Once you have leveled the elliptical trainer, lock the levelers in place by tightening the wing nuts against the frame.

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MOVING

Your elliptical trainer has a pair of transport wheels built into the front of the frame. To move, firmly grasp the back end of the frame for the Elite 4.0E and console mast for Elite 3.0E and 2.0E. Using the transport grips on the Elite 4.0E and the console mast on the Elite 3.0E and Elite 2.0E, carefully lift and roll.

ELITE 2.0E/ 3.0E

ELITE 4.0E

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CAUTION

CAUTION! Our elliptical trainers are well built and heavy, weighing up to 200lbs.! Use care and additional help if necessary when moving.

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K N O W Y O U R E L L I P T I C A L

GRIP PULSE

CONSOLE MAST

CONSOLE MAST

BOOT

FOOT PAD

GUIDE RAIL

CONSOLE

HANDLE BAR

TENSION

KNOB

FRONT FOOT

TUBE

TRANSPORT

WHEEL

PEDAL ARM

HANDLE BAR

LINK

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QUICK START UP

Simply begin exercising. The console will automatically begin counting up and tracking your information.

RESET

Press and hold the reset button on the console.

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