Best Practices for a Healthier You

A lot of people think that to live a healthy lifestyle is a big challenge. It seems impossible to have that super fit and sexy body that stereotypes healthy people. For normal human beings, 6 pack abs and longevity is but a dream. In reality, to achieve those high levels of fitness and health requires…

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Getting Into Zumba – What I Learnt

The average person probably finds it very difficult to fit an exercise plan into their daily routine. Let’s face facts. Some exercise programs are just too boring. Lifting weights in the gym or riding a stationary bicycle for an hour might turn some people off exercising. However, Zumba is something that really makes a workout…

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What is the Quality of Water Like in Smith Mountain Lake?

Smith Mountain Lake is situated in south western Virginia, nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains. This lake is a 40 mile long, 20600 acre man made beauty with a 500 mile shoreline. The damming of the rivers Blackwater and Roanoke led to the creation of this lake. It took almost two and a half years…

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Riding Around The Countryside On A Hoverboard

If you’ve watch Back to the Future, you’d know that according to the movie, a hoverboard is a special board that is used for levitating off the ground surface or over water. A few years ago, no one would have thought that hoverboards could exist. In reality, Dr. Emmett Brown’s version of the hoverboard still…

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Why you should Invest in a Good Mattress for your Health

Sleep and health are intrinsically linked. Bad sleep and poor health go hand in hand in ways you never knew. Here are some reasons why you should invest in a good quality mattress (reviews here) for a better night’s sleep and improved health. Healthy Skin One study showed that getting good sleep was linked to…

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Tips on how to use a Rowing Machine effectively

Rowing machines can provide an excellent workout of both the upper and lower body but not knowing how to use a rowing machine properly can actually cause more harm than good. It may seem as though it would be an easy enough activity to perform, but there are many commonly experienced mistakes made by beginners….

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Fun Things To Do

Make a splash or be a landlubber. While Smith Mountain Lake is famous for all kinds of boating, water sports, swimming, fishing and other water related activities, on shore you will find plenty to occupy your time as well. Golf, tennis, hiking and horseback riding are perfect for the athletic type while adventure seekers can…

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Welcome to Smith Mountain Lake

At Smith Mountain Lake, you’ll find wonderful places and people. Our area’s great natural beauty–from the waters and woods to the Blue Ridge Mountains–is the perfect destination for your very own style of fun, whether you seek days full of activities or just plain relaxing.  Vacationers come from all over to fish, enjoy the water…

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