Irksy (Street Articles Author)
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Hi my name is Ian and I'm here to write! Now, as unexpected as that was, I hope you can stay with me a little bit to find out what exactly I'm all about.

I've been interested in writing as a hobby for quite a while now but have never had the motivation to really attempt anything substantial. I've kept a journal and done some blogging but I've never really challenged myself as an writer.

By joining Street Articles, I'm hoping to accomplish several things here:

1). Challenge myself to become a better writer and person 2). Provide quality content on a consistent basis 3). Engage my readers with interesting and useful articles

I'll largely be focusing on my main hobbies which are health and fitness, video gaming and reading. As I become more comfortable with writing on a daily basis, I will push myself to delve into other topics in order to provide a wide variety of interesting topics.

That's about everything I can think of and I'd like to thank you for checking this out! If you ever have any questions, comments, or feedback, feel free to leave something in the comments section or on my twitter and facebook pages.

Thanks for taking the time to read this!

- Ian

How to Begin Running - Easing Into Things
Whether you are an experienced athlete or brand new to the world of exercise, learning how to begin running is critical in making sure you get the most out of your time and energy. One of the biggest mistakes a new runner can make is to start out going too…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Running   Jul 11, 2012  
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Long Distance Running Tips
If you are just starting your running career, increasing your total mileage can feel like a very daunting goal. Fortunately, with a positive mindset and some dedication, I have found that it doesn't have to be as difficult as it may seem. Over the past few weeks I have made…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Running   Jul 04, 2012  
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Why Do People Enjoy Running?
Don't you wish you could enjoy running as much as he is right now? I often used to ask myself "why do people enjoy running so much?" I still believe it's a legitimate question, especially for those of us who haven't experienced the joy of running their first mile or…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Running   Jul 03, 2012  
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Choosing Minimalist Running Shoes
If you're interested in transitioning to barefoot running or would like some added protection while retaining the benefits, choosing minimalist running shoes is very important. There are many brands and types of shoe, however the best choice depends on each person's individual needs. I hope to explain what minimalist running…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Running   Jul 02, 2012  
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What Are Chi Running Shoes?
Many people don't know what chi running shoes actually are or where they came from. If you asked me even a few weeks ago I wouldn't have been able to give a good answer either. I found out ChiRunning by chance a few weeks ago as I was looking into…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Running   Jul 02, 2012  
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How to Set Running Goals
If I asked you what goals you had set for your career, education or future in general, you would probably easily be able to list off a few of them. Some might be reasonable and obtainable for you and some might be these sort of "dream" goals that you hope…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Running   Jun 29, 2012  
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What is Dota 2?
Let the Adventure Begin Your friend messages you constantly everyday, talking about this game called "Dota 2" and how he got an invite to the beta. He has even kindly offered you one of the free invites he can send out to his best buddies but you're probably reluctant to…
By:  in  Gaming  >  Online Gaming   Jun 25, 2012  
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