The complete Total Gym 1000 manual includes assembly instructions and can be found at the ManualsLib website. An Internet search for "total gym 1000 setup" also provides videos that demonstrate how to assemble the Total Gym 1000.
The manufacturer states that it ships the Total Gym 1000 "fully assembled," but the end user must still take simple steps in order to prepare the device for use. The majority of the steps involve removing the packaging of the equipment and pulling out the various accessories that are included with the Total Gym 100. Total assembly can be completed in less than 5 minutes.