Ironman Fitness M5 User Manual

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Official product of the Ironman Triathlon

IRONMAN M5 TREADMILL

OWNER’S MANUAL

Model Name M5

Serial Number

Purchase Date

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Ironman Technical Service, (888) 340-0482

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Ironman Fitness

P.O. Box 551239

Dallas, TX 75239-1239

Part# 15-0136

Table of Contents

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Information

Page#

 

 

Table of Contents

2

 

Specification Sheet

3

 

Important Safety Information

4

 

Before You Start

5

 

Warm Up Exercises

6

 

Assembly, Moving Instructions

7

 

Power Requirements

8

 

Console Functions and Descriptions

9

 

Program and Operating Instructions

10 & 11

 

Program Instructions Heart Rate Mode

12 & 13

 

Program Descriptions and Profiles

14

 

Belt Adjustments and Tension

15

 

Change to MPH or Km/H

16

 

Maintenance Instructions

17

 

Troubleshooting Guide

18

 

Error Messages

19

 

Calibration Sequence

20

 

Parts and Diagrams

21

 

Warranty Registration (Mail In Form)

22

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Specification Sheet

 

 

 

Horsepower (Peak)

5.5hp

 

 

 

 

Horsepower (Continuous)

2.75hp

 

 

Display Type

5 Window LED

 

 

Electronics

Push button

 

 

EKG Pulse Grip

Yes

 

 

Pre-Set Programs

4

 

 

Custom Programs

8

 

 

Heart Rate Program

1

 

 

Speed/Incline Toggle Switches

Yes

 

 

One Touch™ Speed/Incline

Yes

 

 

Power Incline

0-12%

 

 

Roller Diameter

2.5”

 

 

Cushioned Deck

Yes

 

 

Speed Range

.6-10mph

 

 

Belt Size

20 x 56”

 

 

Side Hand Rails

Yes

 

 

Foot Print

32 x 71”

 

 

Folded Foot Print

32 x 26”

 

 

Warranty Motor

10 Years

 

 

Warranty Parts

2 Years

 

 

Warranty Labor

1 Year

 

 

Warranty Frame

Lifetime

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Important Safety Information

4

WARNING! Before using this treadmill or starting any exercise program, consult your physician This is especially important for persons over the age of 35 and/or persons with pre-existing problems. The manufacturer or distributor assumes no responsibility for personal injury property damage sustained by or through the use of this product.

WARNING! To reduce the risk of electrical shock, burns, fire, or other possible injuries to the user, is important to review this manual and the following precautions before operation.

SAFETY PRECAUTIONS AND TIPS

It is the owner’s responsibility to ensure that all users of this treadmill have read the Owner’s and are familiar with warnings and safety precautions.

This treadmill has a user maximum capacity of 300 pounds.

The treadmill should only be used on a level surface and is intended for indoor use only. The tread mill should not be placed in a garage, patio, or near water and should never be used while you wet. IronMan recommends a treadmill mat be placed under the treadmill to protect floor or

and for easier cleaning.

Follow safety information in regards to plugging in your treadmill. Keep the power cord away the incline wheels and do not run the power cord underneath your treadmill. Do not operate treadmill with a damaged or frayed power cord.

Wear comfortable, good-quality walking or running shoes and appropriate clothing. Do not use treadmill with bare feet, sandals, socks or stockings.

Always straddle the belt and allow it to start moving before stepping onto the belt.

Hold on to handrails when adjusting speed, incline, or other controls.

Always examine your treadmill before using to ensure all parts are in working order.

Allow the belt to fully stop before dismounting.

Pets should never be allowed near or on the treadmill.

Do not leave children unsupervised near or on the treadmill.

Never operate the treadmill where oxygen is being administered, or where aerosol products are used.

Never insert any object or body parts into any opening.

For safety and to prevent damage to your treadmill, no more than one person should use the tread mill at a time.

Always unplug the treadmill before cleaning and/or servicing. Service to your treadmill should be performed by an authorized service representative, unless authorized and/or instructed by manufacturer

Failure to follow these instructions will void the treadmill warranty.

Never leave the treadmill unattended while it is running

5 Before You Start

Thank you for purchasing the IRONMAN M5 treadmill! This quality product you have chosen was designed to meet your needs for cardiovascular exercise.

Before you start, please read the Owner's Manual and become familiar with the operation of your new treadmill.

Remember to take the time to perform the stretching exercises provided to avoid injury.

Do not stand on the walking belt while pressing the Power button or Start/Stop button.

Always adjust the speed of the treadmill in small increments as this treadmill is capable of high speeds.

If you are taking medication, consult your physician to see if the medication will affect your exercise heart rate.

If you have heart problems, you are not active, and/or are over the age of 35 years, do not use the pre-set treadmill programs or start an exercise program without first contacting and receiving approval from your physician.

To avoid the risk of electrical shock, always keep the console dry. Do not spill liquids on the console. IRONMAN recommends a sealed water bottle for beverages consumed while using the treadmill.

Please review the following drawing below to familiarize yourself with the listed parts. This manual covers several treadmills, so the one pictured below may not be identical to your particular model

WATER BOTTLE HOLDER

CONSOLE (WATER BOTTLE NOT

INCLUDED)

SIDE HAND RAILS

UPRIGHTS

MOTOR COVER

WALKING BELT

CIRCUIT BREAKER

REAR ROLLER-

ADJUSTMENT

BOLTS

Warm Up Exercises

6

EXERCISE GUIDELINES

WARNING! Before beginning this or any exercise program, you should consult your physician. especially important for individuals over the age of 35 or individuals with pre-existing health problems

Warming up prepares the body for the exercise by increasing circulation, supplying more oxygen to muscles and raising body temperature. Begin each workout with 5 to 10 minutes of stretching and exercise to warm up. The photos on this page show several forms of basic stretching you may before your workouts. In order to achieve an adequate warm-up, perform each stretch three times.

TOE TOUCH STRETCH

Stand bending your knees slightly and slowly bend forward from your hips. Allow your back and shoulders to relax as you reach down toward your toes as far as possible. Hold for 15 counts, then relax. This will stretch your hamstrings, back of knees, and back.

HAMSTRING STRETCH

Sit with one leg extended. Bring the sole of the opposite foot toward you and rest it against the inner thigh of your extended leg. Reach toward your toes as far as possible. Hold for 15 counts, then relax. This will stretch your hamstrings, lower back, and groin.

CALF/ACHILLES STRETCH

With one leg in front of the other, reach forward and place your hands against a wall Keep your back leg straight and your back foot flat on the floor. Bend your front leg, lean forward and move your hips toward the wall. Hold for 15 counts, then relax. To cause further stretching of the Achilles tendon, bend your back leg as well. This will stretch your calves, Achilles tendons, and ankles.

QUADRICEPS STRETCH

With one hand against a wall for balance, reach back and grasp one foot with your other hand. Bring your heel as close to your buttocks as possible. Hold for 15 counts, then relax. This will stretch your quadriceps and hip muscles.

INNER THIGH STRETCH

Sit with the soles of your feet together and your knees outward. Pull your feet toward your groin area as far as possible. Hold for 15 counts, then relax. This will stretch your quadriceps and hip muscles.

 

 

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Assembly, Moving Instructions

 

 

The IRONMAN M4 is shipped in two pieces, please see assembly instructions below. After opening the box, remove any packing materials from the treadmill. Do not throw away any packing materials until the unit is working properly. Place the base on a clean, level surface. Make sure the electrical cord will easily reach an electrical outlet.

Assembly

See Figure 1

To attach End cap:

1.Place plastic end cap over exposed rear roller area.

2.Align holes in plastic end cap with pre-drilled holes in frame.

3Loosely tighten each screw until all four screws are lined up.

4.Tighten all four screws snugly.

Moving

See Figure 2

CAUTION! TO AVOID THE RISK OF INJURY, NEVER ATTEMPT TO MOVE THE TREADMILL WHILE IT IS IN THE UNFOLDED OPERATING POSITION. TO REDUCE THE POSSIBILITY OF INJURY WHILE LIFTING, BEND YOUR LEGS AND KEEP YOUR BACK STRAIGHT. AS YOU RAISE THE TREADMILL, LIFT USING YOUR LEGS, NOT YOUR BACK. IN ORDER TO RAISE OR LOWER THE TREADMILL SAFELY, YOU MUST BE ABLE TO LIFT 45 POUNDS (20KG). IT IS SUGGESTED YOU ALWAYS USE THE AID OF A SECOND PERSON WHEN MOVING THE TREADMILL.

With the treadmill in the folded locked position (safety latch is engaged), grasp the handrails and place one foot on the base as shown in the photo below. Next, with a firm grasp on handrails, place one foot on the center of the base crossbar and carefully tilt the treadmill back until it rolls freely on the wheels. Using extreme caution, move the treadmill to the desired location.

To set the treadmill down, place one foot on the center of the base crossbar and carefully lower treadmill onto base in resting position. Do not attempt to move the treadmill over an uneven or rough surface.

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