411 on the Smith
The Smith seems to be a comfortable place for people who are new to the gym to start, but if you’ve been there long enough, you know that nothing beats free weights. I use the Smith machine for standing calf raises. That’s it. This article from my WordPress feed is spot on about changing attitudes with regard to using the Smith. I’d say rack pulls should be done in the rack! Right?
The History of the Smith Machine by Conor Heffernan
These are also good reads…