Using the weight bench – Weider 148 User Manual
ADJUSTING THE BACKREST
The Backrest (6) can be used in a level position, a
declined position or two inclined positions. To use the
Backrest in a declined position, remove the Support
Tube (7) and lower the Backrest Tubes (5) onto the
To use the Backrest (6) in an level position, first lift the
Backrest. Insert the Support Tube (7) into the lowest set
of adjustment brackets on the Uprights (1, 16). Lower
the Backrest Tubes (5) onto the Support Tube.
To use the Backrest (6) in an inclined position, lift the
Backrest. Insert the Support Tube (7) into one of the
two upper sets of adjustment brackets on the Uprights
(1, 16). Lower the Backrest Tubes (5) onto the Support
ADJUSTING THE WEIGHT RESTS/DIP HANDLES
To adjust the Weight Rests (19)/Dip Handles (24),
remove the Large Threaded Knobs (32) from the
Uprights (1, 16). Move the Weight Rests/Dip Handles to
the desired height. Replace the Large Threaded Knobs.
Both Weight Rests/Dip Handles must be set to the
Note: When using the Dip Handles (24), you must
always place 100 pounds on the leg lever to bal-
ance the weight bench (see IMPORTANT PRECAU-
TIONS #12, #13 on page 3 and ATTACHING
WEIGHTS TO THE WEIGHT BENCH on page 12).
USING BARBELL HOOKS
To change weights while your barbell (not included) is
on the Weight Rests (19), secure your barbell with the
Barbell Lock Pins (28, 30) by rotating them up over the
barbell. This will reduce the possibility of the barbell tip-
ping while you change weights.
The weight bench is designed to be used with your own weight set (not included). The steps below explain how
the weight bench can be adjusted. See EXERCISE GUIDELINES on page 14 for important exercise information
and refer to the accompanying exercise poster to see the correct form for each exercise. Refer also to the exer-
cise information accompanying your weight set (not included) for additional exercises.
Inspect and tighten all parts each time you use the weight bench. Replace any worn parts immediately. The
weight bench can be cleaned with a damp cloth and a mild, non-abrasive detergent. Do not use solvents.
Using the Weight Bench