Important precautions – Weider 148 User Manual

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WARNING: To reduce the risk of serious injury, read the following important precautions before
using the weight bench.


Read all instructions in this manual before
using the weight bench.


Use the weight bench only as described in
this manual.


It is the responsibility of the owner to ensure
that all users of the weight bench are ade-
quately informed of all precautions.


Use the weight bench only on a level surface.
Cover the floor beneath the weight bench for

5. Inspect and tighten all parts each time you

use the weight bench. Replace any worn
parts immediately.

6. Keep children under the age of 12 and pets

away from the weight bench at all times.


Always make sure there is an equal amount
of weight on each side of your barbell (not
included) when you are using it.


Do not use a barbell longer than five feet
with the weight bench.


When you are using the leg lever, place a
barbell with the same amount of weight on
the weight rests to balance the bench.

10. Always wear athletic shoes for foot protec-

tion while exercising.

11. Keep hands and feet away from moving parts.

12. The weight bench is designed to support a

maximum of 360 pounds, including the user,
a weight bar, and weights. Do not place more
than 110 pounds, including a weight bar and
weights, on the weight rests; do not place
more than 30 pounds on each fly arm; do not
place more than 50 pounds on the leg lever
for normal use; the leg lever can support 100
pounds when stationary (see #13).

13. When using the dip handles, you must

always place 100 pounds on the leg lever to
balance the weight bench.

14. When using the backrest in an inclined posi-

tion, make sure that the support rod is fully
seated in the adjustment brackets on the

15. If you feel pain or dizziness at any time while

exercising, stop immediately and begin cool-
ing down.

16. The weight bench is intended for home use

only. Do not use the weight bench in any
commercial, rental or institutional setting.


shown below has been placed on the weight
bench. If the decal is missing, or if it is not
legible, please call our Customer Service
Department toll-free at 1-800-999-3756,
Monday through Friday, 6 a.m. until 6 p.m.
Mountain Time, to order a replacement decal.
Apply the replacement decal to the location

WARNING: Before beginning this or any exercise program, consult your physician. This is especially
important for persons over the age of 35 or persons with pre-existing health problems. Read all
instructions before using. ICON assumes no responsibility for personal injury or property damage
sustained by or through the use of this product.

Decal Shown at 75%
of actual size

Important Precautions