Ready to conquer a 10k open water swim? This Training Plan in the MySwimPro app will help you get there with personalized Workouts designed to help you safely build strength, endurance and aerobic capacity.
10k Open Water Training Plan Overview
- Workouts: 48
- Average Workout: 6,500 meters = 90 minutes
- Goal: Build endurance for a 10k open water swim
Who’s it for? You’re an experienced swimmer who trains four or more times per week.
How does it work? This Plan will push your endurance to the next level! Build your base and safely progress to a 9k Workout, followed by a taper to help you prepare for race day. Test your continuous aerobic ability throughout the Plan with Distance Challenge Workouts. It is recommended to complete additional open water swims in addition to your pool training.
Sign up for MySwimPro ELITE to unlock this Training Plan! Before you get started, check out these resources:
- How to Train for an Open Water Race in a Pool >
- 5 Freestyle Drills for Advanced Swimmers >
- How to Swim Freestyle with Perfect Technique >
- 5 Ways to Pace for Distance Swimming >
- The 6 Most Important Swimming Metrics to Track >
How to Train with MySwimPro
In the MySwimPro app, every Swim Workout and Training Plan is customized to your skill level. Head to the pool with confidence, knowing you’re getting exactly the training you need to reach your goals. As a MySwimPro member, you’ll unlock:
- Personalized Training Intervals that are tailored to your speed and automatically adjust as you get faster.
- A SetBar™ that shows your expected swim time vs. rest time for every Rep in a Set. This is a game changer if you’re new to interval training!
- A Workout Scaler that allows you to quickly increase or decrease the distance and duration of your Workout to make it fit your schedule.
- Compatibility with Apple and Garmin smartwatches. Sync your Workouts to your watch for Set-by-Set guidance!
- Detailed Analytics about every Workout, including splits, heart rate, SWOLF score, stroke rate, strokes per lap and more.
- Technique Videos explaining drills for all 4 strokes and dryland training technique, plus educational videos to help you improve your performance.
- A fresh Workout of the Day 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
- The MySwimPro Workout Library, packed with hundreds Swim and Dryland Workouts.
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After you finish the 10k Open Water Training Plan, try these Training Plans!
- Improve Endurance IV
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- Advanced Technique Bootcamp
- 5km Open Water Race Plan
Ready to get started? Open the MySwimPro app to get your personalized Training Plan >