David Heron, How The Next Generation Trains

David Heron, How The Next Generation Trains

David Heron is an emerging American open water swimmer from Mission Viejo, California. Huron (third from left) placed third at the 2012 USA Swimming National Open Water Swimming Championships 10 km race in Florida and then later won the 5 km national championship in dramatic fashion.

He talked about his toughest swimming sets and workouts with Swimming World Magazine’s Morning Swim Show. These are examples of some of the workouts he does in preparation for the FINA World Junior Open Water Swimming Championships.

101 x 100 m @ 1:10 in a 50m pool

Heron explains, “The first 50 were really hard, but as soon as we were halfway through, I knew I could make it.”

He also talked about his other difficult freestyle set, “I felt pretty good throughout the set and was getting about 10 seconds on each swim.”

1200 @ 14:00 (1:10 per 100m pace) in a 50m pool
600 @ 6:50 (1:08 per 100m pace)
[email protected] 11:40 (1:10 per 100m pace)
500 @ 5:40 (1:08 per 100m pace)
800 @ 9:20 (1:10 per 100m pace)
400 @ 4:30 (1:07 per 100m pace)
600 @ 7:00 (1:10 per 100m pace)
300 @ 3:25 (1:08 per 100m pace)
400 @ 4:40 (1:10 per 100m pace)
200 @ 2:15 (1:07.5 per 100m pace)




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