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National Championships: Frigid Waters & Hot Competition

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The US Triathlon National Championships were hotly contested, despite water temperatures in the sixties!  For the third year in a row, over 5,000 competitors raced in Milwaukee Wisconsin. It is the largest, most competitive triathlon competition in North America. While Doug Landau would have enjoyed the 90 degree temperatures that greeted the country’s best multisports

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Reston Sprint Triathlon raises money for Cornerstones

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A great local event that raises money for a Reston area charity is the Reston Sprint Triathlon. This community event starts with a 400 meter swim in Lake Newport Pool.   Participants then get on their bicycles for three loops around Reston Parkway, Wiehle and Baron Cameron Roads, before running a hilly 5km on paved

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“Recovery Week” Does Not Mean a No Racing Week

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  The best triathletes and DUathletes use the time before a big race to “taper.” They train at reduced intensities and volume. Strength training is often suspended. Likewise, top runners, bikers and swimmers will take time off after a major competition. For Doug Landau’s “recovery week,” he will not be seen at any multisports competitions.

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Bicycle safety – Important Product Recall

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Herndon attorney Doug Landau, of Abrams Landau Ltd., is an avid cyclist.  As such, Doug enjoys reading up on the latest biking news.  Recently, Doug came across a feature on folding bikes.  While a folding frame may offer its owner convenience, only cycles meant to fold should collapse easily.  Recent reports of bike frames that

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Running Safety

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Herndon lawyer Doug Landau, himself an avid runner and cyclist who enjoys his office’s proximity to the W & OD trail, was dismayed to learn that a woman was dragged off the trail and attacked in late January.  The attack took place near Sunset Hills Road and the Reston YMCA. Landau has often run and

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Foul ball, Loose puck, Flying bat — Who is to Blame?

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Here is an interesting hypothetical case which, unfortunately, sometimes really happens:  You are watching a sporting event when something comes flying into the stands.   It could be a puck at an ice arena, a foul ball at a baseball stadium, or even a flying bat (baseball bat, that is!).  Whatever the object, let us

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A Simple Stretch to Ease Low Back Pain

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Athletes – and runners in particular — are particularly susceptible to low back pain. Herndon Triathlon Lawyer Doug Landau came across an easy exercise that helps to reset the body after the repetitive stresses it endures in training, running, or even just sitting for long periods of time.  It is called the Double-Leg Pelvic Tilt. 

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Energy Drinks – Just How Safe Are They?

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When you feel sluggish or need a boost before a race or heavy workout, do you reach for an energy drink?  Herndon Reston area lawyer Doug Landau says you may want to think twice!  The safety of such ergogonic aids has been questioned by medical experts, experienced sports coaches and the best safety lawyers in

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Take Me Out at the Ball Game ?!!?

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Does a spectator sitting in the grandstand hit by a ball at a baseball game stand a chance at a lawsuit? In the summer of 2010, a trip to the ball park for a Georgia man and his 6-year -old daughter turned disastrous.  According to an article in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, a “line drive sliced

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