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The Importance Of Hydration and Electrolyte Consumption For Martial Arts Athletes

One of THE most important aspects of martial arts training is hydration. It often gets overlooked in favor of getting optimal sleep and eating the right foods. Make no mistake, both of those things are critical, but showing up for class fully hydrated will make (or break) your session. All too often we see athletes […]
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What should you eat and drink before your training sessions?

It's a great question, as your pre-workout choices in food and beverage can make or break your training session.  Here are 3 things to help you get the most out of your training: 1. Proteins and Fats sit heavier in the stomach, compared to carbohydrates.  Proteins and Fats take longer to digest, so eating a […]
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SBG Buford presents Casino Night 2020: Blackjack, Poker, and more.

For the third consecutive year, Straight Blast Gym will present Casino Night to its students and athletes as a fun and exciting member-appreciation event. The big change for 2020 will be the venue, as we have opted to take things up a notch and rent out one of the banquet rooms at The Tannery Row […]
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Bennett Steinkamp is SBG Buford's Kids Martial Arts Student of the Month for September 2020

When Bennett's parents brought him to Straight Blast Bym Buford last February, they were looking for a new and exciting way for their son to be physically active and make new friends. "We were looking for a sport that had strong teamwork but had the ability to showcase some individual skill.  With three sisters at […]
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Fitness Kickboxing Regular Daniela Elias is SBG Buford's Athlete of the Month for September

Daniela Elias came to SBG Buford in the summer of 2018, wanting to make some substantial changes to her life. As a college student (Cyber Security), she was trying to balance her studies, her job, social life, and stay in good shape. She purchased a membership at LA Fitness, but it just wasn't her thing. […]
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