How To Turn On Life Fitness Treadmill?

If you have never used a Life Fitness treadmill before, chances are you don’t know how to operate it.

Well, the process is so easy and only takes less than a minute.  

Follow this step by step guide on how to turn on Life Fitness treadmill and safely start using it for the first time.

Without further ado, let’s get right into it!

How To Turn On Life Fitness Treadmill? – Step by Step Guide

male athlete in black tank top using a treadmill

The first step to turn on the Life Fitness tread is to,

1. Plug in the power cord

Before committing this step it’s worth mentioning that this product must be grounded. 

If it should malfunction or break down, grounding provides a path of least resistance for electric current, reducing the risk of electric shock.

Your treadmill, like other electronic equipment, can be damaged by sudden voltage changes in your home power.

Plug the power cord into an appropriate outlet that is properly installed and grounded accordingly.

2. Turn on the power switch

The next step is to turn on your treadmill is to locate the ON/OFF power switch at the front of the treadmill near the power cord and turn it ON.

3. Start walking/running

enduring man running fast on a treadmill

Do not start the tread before stepping onto the running surface. Step onto it from the rear, using handrails for balance. Avoid leaning in and putting your full weight on the handrails.

Press and release the Start Button to wake the tread (if not already on) and begin the belt movement at 0.5 MPH.

You adjust the tread to the desired speed using the Increase/Decrease arrows.

Each time you press one of those buttons, the speed setting will change by 0.1 mph. But if you hold down the button, the speed setting will change in increments of 0.5 mph.

You can also adjust the tread to the desired incline level by pressing the Incline increase and decrease buttons or one of the Incline buttons numbered 0 to 15.

Each time you press one of the buttons, the incline will gradually change until it reaches the selected incline setting.

Final Thoughts

As you can see, there are a number of steps to take in order to successfully and safely turn on Life Fitness Treadmill for the first time.

You just need to follow these basic rules, and in just a couple of minutes, you can start using it:

  1. Plug the power cord properly into your treadmill.
  2. Select your workout parameters.
  3. Walk, jog, or run at your desired pace.


Where is life fitness treadmill power switch location?

a Life Fitness Treadmill power switch is located on the front panel at the base of the treadmill near the location of the power cord.

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