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Mark Salgado - 2nd Pro Fight

This Week at Dreamland Boxing (09/25/2021)

This Week at Dreamland Boxing (09/25/2021):
– Mark Salgado will be having his 2nd professional fight on 10/8/21 in Sacramento.
– Sandra will be fighting at the “Battle On Board the USS Hornet”, an amateur boxing event on the USS Hornet in Alameda, CA on 10/2/21. Doors open at 4PM.
– Sandra will be fighting on Mark’s undercard on 10/8/21 at the DoubleTree in Sacramento, CA.
– Happy bday to our coaches Dominic, Vanessa, and Travis!
– Mark Salgado got some rounds in with Ruben Villa (18-1) and Olympic alternate Charlie Sheehy
– Angel joined Mark for track workouts at Campbell Community Center.
– Intro to Sparring will be held every other Saturday. Members must have a physical on file to spar.
– Members only sparring has begun! It will be held Tuesday and Thursday nights, every other week, for members approved by a coach with a current physical on file
– The Willow Glen chess club meets at Dreamland Boxing on Fridays between 9AM-12PM on Fridays at 1PM-4PM on Sundays
Full video on www.iancruz.blog.

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Coach Ian Running Streak - 1,100 miles

Coach Ian – Week In Review: 09/19/2021

Coach Ian – Week in Review 09/19/2021: Crossing 1,100 miles, a podcast on improving your focus and the impacts of smart drugs, the Whoop vs the Oura Ring, the frustration with productivity culture, and Dreamland Boxing updates.

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Sandra Magallon and Jesse Huerta1 at Dreamland Boxing

This Week at Dreamland Boxing (09/18/2021)

This Week at Dreamland Boxing (09/18/2021):
– Mark Salgado got some rounds in with Ruben Villa (18-1) and Olympic Alternate Charlie Sheehy
-Intro to Sparring will be held every other Saturday. Members must have a physical on file to spar.
-Members only sparring has begun! It will be held Tuesday and Thursday nights, every other week, for members approved by a coach with a current physical on file
-Demarco Villalona and Cameron Gonzales started doing their track work with Coach Ian
-The Willow Glen chess club meets at Dreamland Boxing on Fridays between 9AM-12PM on Fridays at 1PM-4PM on Sundays
-Dreamland’s Summer Youth Boxing Camp, hosted by Coach Eric and Coach Dominic, is underway
-Stay tuned for updates on Dreamland’s 2nd Adelante / Moving Forward Boxing show on 11/20/21

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East Canyon Marathon Finish

Race Report: East Canyon Marathon

Each marathon that you run is an entirely different experience. I’m always experimenting and learning more about myself, my limits, and my body during races. I dive into my experience running the East Canyon Marathon, and a few other topics below in my blog post:
• How fueling both with UCAN gels and HVMN Ketone Esters helped me feel strong for the race
• Why training miles matter, and why they don’t
• Running in poor air: My decision to run wearing a KN95 mask
• PurpleAir vs AirNow and my AQI threshold for not running outside
• Why I carbo-loaded for this race
• The diminishing returns of fueling
• Muscle imbalances, possibly due to boxing
• The fluid nature of goal setting during marathons
The ideal cadence for running

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Mark Salgado and Ruben Villa

This Week at Dreamland Boxing (09/10/2021)

This Week at Dreamland Boxing (09/11/2021):
– Mark Salgado got some rounds in with Ruben Villa (18-1)
-Intro to Sparring will be held every other Saturday. Members must have a physical on file to spar.
-Members only sparring has begun! It will be held Tuesday and Thursday nights, every other week, for members approved by a coach with a current physical on file
-Demarco Villalona and Cameron Gonzales started doing their track work with Coach Ian
-The Willow Glen chess club meets at Dreamland Boxing on Fridays between 9AM-12PM on Fridays at 1PM-4PM on Sundays
-Dreamland’s Summer Youth Boxing Camp, hosted by Coach Eric and Coach Dominic, is underway
-Stay tuned for updates on Dreamland’s 2nd Adelante / Moving Forward Boxing show on 11/20/21

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Sandra Magallon and Jesse Huerta at Dreamland Boxing

This Week at Dreamland Boxing (09/04/2021)

This Week at Dreamland Boxing (09/04/2021):
-The gym will be closed on Monday, September 6th, in observance of Labor Day
-Intro to Sparring will be held every other Saturday. Members must have a physical on file to spar.
-Members only sparring has begun! It will be held Tuesday and Thursday nights, every other week, for members approved by a coach with a current physical on file
-Demarco Villalona and Cameron Gonzales started doing their track work with Coach Ian
-The Willow Glen chess club meets at Dreamland Boxing on Fridays between 9AM-12PM on Fridays at 1PM-4PM on Sundays
-Dreamland’s Summer Youth Boxing Camp, hosted by Coach Eric and Coach Dominic, is underway
-Stay tuned for updates on Dreamland’s 2nd Adelante / Moving Forward Boxing show on 11/20/21

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Sandra Magallon and Beki Light Sparring at Dreamland Boxing

This Week at Dreamland Boxing (08/28/2021)

This Week at Dreamland Boxing (08/28/2021)
– Beki Light (Pro), Kristian Vasquez (B Street Boxing), Joanne Castillo, and Arianna Cunha came by for sparring
– Intro to Sparring will be held every other Saturday. Members must have a physical on file to spar.
– Members only sparring has begun! It will be held Tuesday and Thursday nights, every other week, for members approved by a coach with a current physical on file
– Demarco Villalona and Cameron Gonzales started doing their track work with Coach Ian
– Thank you to Brett Ostrowski for more photos!
– The Willow Glen chess club meets at Dreamland Boxing on Fridays between 9AM-12PM on Fridays at 1PM-4PM on Sundays
– Dreamland’s Summer Youth Boxing Camp, hosted by Coach Eric and Coach Dominic, is underway
– Stay tuned for updates on Dreamland’s 2nd Adelante / Moving Forward Boxing show on 11/20/21

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Coach Ian Running 1,000 miles - 2021 run streak

Coach Ian – Week In Review: 08/22/2021

Coach Ian – Week in Review 08/22/2021: Crossing 1,000 miles, my thoughts on Manny Pacquiao-Yordenis Ugas, and Mark Magsayo-Julio Ceja, Amanda Serrano is P4P #1 in women’s boxing, When a Boxer Should Retire, and Dreamland Boxing updates.

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