ProForm 745CS 831.299470 User Manual

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    HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL 60179 CAUTION Read all precautions and instruc- tions in this manual before using this equipment. Save this manual for future reference. ¨ USER'S MANUAL Visit our website at new products, prizes, fitness tips, and much more! Patent Pending...

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  • Page 3: Important Precautions

    2. Use the treadmill only as described. 3. Place the treadmill on a level surface, with at least eight feet of clearance behind it. Do not place the treadmill on any surface that blocks air openings.

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    SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS The decals shown below have been placed on your treadmill. If a decal is missing, or if it is not legible, please call our toll-free HELPLINE to order a free replacement decal (see the front cover of this manual).

  • Page 5: Before You Begin

    BEFORE YOU BEGIN Thank you for selecting the revolutionary PROFORM 745CS treadmill. The 745CS treadmill combines ad- vanced technology with innovative design to help you get the most from your exercise program in the conve- nience and privacy of your home. And when youÕre not exercising, the unique 745CS can be folded up, requir- ing less than half the floor space of other treadmills.

  • Page 6: Assembly

    This is a normal condition and does not affect treadmill performance. If there is lubricant on top of the walking belt, simply wipe off the lubricant with a soft cloth and a mild, non-abrasive cleaner.

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    Rear Foot Spacer. Carefully lower the treadmill. 7. Make sure that all parts are tightened before you use the treadmill. Keep the included allen wrench in a secure place. The allen wrench is used to adjust the walking belt (see page 23). To protect the floor or carpet from damage, place a mat under the treadmill.

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    If you purchase the optional heart rate monitor (see page 19), follow the steps below to install the receiver in- cluded with the heart rate monitor. 1. Make sure that the power cord is unplugged. Remove the six or seven indicated Screws (46) from the back of the Console Base (116).

  • Page 9: Operation And Adjustment

    OPERATION AND ADJUSTMENT THE PERFORMANT LUBE WALKING BELT Your treadmill features a walking belt coated with PERFORMANT LUBE , a high-performance lubricant. IMPORTANT: Never apply silicone spray or other substances to the walking belt or the walking plat- form. Such substances will deteriorate the walking belt and cause excessive wear.

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    Six certified personal trainer programs are also offered. Each program automatically controls the speed and in- cline of the treadmill as it guides you through an effec- tive workout. The console also features advanced interac- tive technology. technology is like having a personal trainer right in your home.

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    SPEED the speed setting quickly, press the QUICK SPEED buttons. Note: After the buttons are pressed, it may take a moment for the treadmill to reach the Position selected speed setting. To stop the walking belt, press the STOP button.

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    When you are finished exercising, remove the key. Step onto the foot rails, press the STOP button, and adjust the incline of the treadmill to the lowest level. The incline must be at the lowest level when the treadmill is raised to the storage po- sition or the treadmill will be damaged.

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    The console features two low intensity programs, two medium intensity programs, and two high in- tensity programs. The profiles on the console show how the speed and incline of the treadmill will change during the programs. The numbers beside the profiles show the maximum speed and incline settings for the programs.

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    B. A. Plug one end of the audio cable into the jack on the front of the treadmill near the power cord. Plug the other end of the cable into the LINE OUT jack on your CD player.

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    B. A. Plug one end of the audio cable into the jack on the front of the treadmill near the power cord. Plug the other end of the cable into the included adapter. Plug the adapter into the LINE OUT jack on your stereo.

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    Follow the steps below to use an CD or video. Note: The instructions included in the CD case describe how to use the CD with a variety of ANT. IN PROFORM treadmills. Some instructions may not VIDEO AUDIO RF OUT apply to this treadmill.

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    During the CD or video program, an electronic ÒchirpingÓ sound will alert you when the speed and/or incline of the treadmill is about to change. CAUTION: Always listen for the ÒchirpÓ and be prepared for speed and/or incline changes. In...

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    Our new internet site at allows you to access a large selection of programs that interactively control your treadmill to help you achieve your specific exercise goals. In addition, you can play audio and video programs directly from the internet. By adding an optional upgrade module to the console, you can use virtually endless features on our internet site.

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    THE INFORMATION MODE/DEMO MODE The console features an information mode that keeps track of the total number of hours that the treadmill has been operated and the total number of miles that the walking belt has moved. The information mode also allows you to switch the console from miles per hour to kilometers per hour.

  • Page 20: How To Fold And Move The Treadmill, How To Fold Treadmill For Storage

    2. Move your right hand to the position shown and hold the treadmill firmly. Using your left hand, pull the latch knob to the left and hold it. Raise the treadmill until the latch pin is aligned with the hole in the catch. Insert the latch pin into the catch.

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    HOW TO LOWER THE TREADMILL FOR USE 1. Hold the upper end of the treadmill with your right hand as shown. Using your left hand, pull the latch knob to the left and hold it. Pivot the treadmill down until the frame is past the pin.

  • Page 22: Trouble-shooting

    PROBLEM: The power turns off during use SOLUTION: a. Check the circuit breaker located on the treadmill frame near the power cord (see c. above). If the circuit breaker has tripped, wait for five minutes and then press the switch back in.

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    Repeat until the walking belt is properly tightened. PROBLEM: The incline of the treadmill does not change correctly or does not change when CDÕs and videos are played SOLUTION: a. With the key inserted in the console, press one of the INCLINE buttons. While the incline is changing, remove the key.

  • Page 24: Conditioning Guidelines

    For maximum fat burning, adjust the speed and incline of the treadmill until your heart rate is near the middle number in your training zone. Aerobic Exercise If your goal is to strengthen your cardiovascular sys- tem, your exercise must be Òaerobic.Ó...

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    SUGGESTED STRETCHES The correct form for several basic stretches is shown at the right. Move slowly as you stretchÑnever bounce. 1. Toe Touch Stretch Stand with your knees bent 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.

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  • Page 27: Part List

    PART LISTÑModel No. 831.299470 To locate the parts listed below, refer to the EXPLODED DRAWING attached in the center of this manual. No. Qty. Description Motor Belt Pulley/Flywheel/Fan Motor Nut Motor/Pulley/ Flywheel/Fan Incline Motor Bolt Video Incline Motor Stop Bracket Latch Assembly 10** Hand Weight Set...

  • Page 30: Replacement Parts, Full 90 Day Warranty

    SEARS TREADMILL EXERCISER, contact the nearest SEARS Service Center throughout the United States and SEARS will repair or replace the TREADMILL EXERCISER, free of charge. This warranty does not apply when the TREADMILL EXERCISER is used commercially or for rental pur- poses.

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