The article talks about "The Tall Guy Conundrum" and how tall guys think they can't squat because of their height. Weird because I've never found a leg press machine that fit me right. The one at the local fitness center that I've tried has two safety levers, one on each side, the highest setting is way below what would be parallel for my legs in a squat, and it hits the top before my legs are anywhere near extended. It seems to me tall people especially should avoid the machines because they aren't designed for tall people. There are relatively few machines at the gym that I can use effectively, and I think that's a good thing.
6'8" 343# 45 years old.
330 farmers 40 feet 12 seconds
545 deadlift double overhand no straps
700 pound tire, 50 feet, 30 seconds
"BIG sums this man up. He hasn't scratched his potential yet. With some work he will be one of the top HW masters in the US if he keeps at it." - Jay Hagadorn