Penalties: Understand, Evaluate and Improve

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Having gotten penalties in only the last 3 years after 30 years of racing, my first inclination is to find out what the alleged infraction was for, and then educate myself so as not to do it again, and finally to continue to try to improve. I have never threatened a referee or race official,

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Swimmer Kicker Vencill's tainted vitamin lawsuit

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Tainted supplements have been proven in court to have tripped up elite athletes in doping tests. Swimmer Kicker Vencill in 2005 won a legal judgment against a company that provided him with multivitamins contaminated with steroid precursors that resulted in a positive dope test and two-year ban from the sport. The process of clearing his

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Team work the key to success at ABRAMS LANDAU

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In previous posts I have written about the importance of our team approach to case selection, preparation and successful outcomes at our Herndon Reston area injury and disability law office. This wonderful poster hangs in the Clyde’s Restaurant in Reston Town Center. The teamwork required to be successful in rowing crew is similar to that

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Herniated or "slipped disc" or "disc protrusion" revealed by MRI

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Clients of ABRAMS LANDAU, Ltd. are often confused by the various terms used by health care providers for what is essentially the same condition. A “Herniated Disc,” “Disc Protrusion”, “Extrusion,” “Disc Prolapse” or “Slipped Disc” all essentially mean the same thing. Doctors use these terms to explain the fact that some of the material inside

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Nike Fabric Testing Department

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Nike, the people from Beaverton, Oregon who brought athletes the “air sole,” the “lighter than the box it came in Eagle racing flats,” and “The Swift Suit” are constantly testing new fabrics and materials in order to assist athletes in achieving the goals of higher, faster and farther. They have incorporated improved moisture-wicking technology, called

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Running after back surgery

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Many of the clients of ABRAMS LANDAU, Ltd., have had successful back surgery. Herniated discs in the lumbar spine can cause disability, pain and loss of function. However, advances in medical science and surgical techniques have lead to shorter recuperation times and smaller scars. Clients of the Herndon Reston area injury and disability law firm

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