TRAIN LIKE RACHEL STRAIT.

Find out more about Rachel's favorite recipes, workouts and training regimen and how she keeps up with her husband, MTB legend, Kyle Strait.

Ryno Power has always been my go-to for sports performance supplements! Whether I need something for before, during, or after my training or racing I can always count on Ryno Power. After a hard training session I trust their products will help me recover quickly so I am feeling 100% during my next session! I seriously love the product and love representing such an athlete driven brand. 

Rachel Strait

Enduro MTB Athlete

STRAIT'S SECRETS.

CHOCOLATE PROTEIN PANCAKES

INGREDIENTS

1 banana
1 egg
1/2 cup Ryno Power Protein
1/2 cup pancake mix
1 cup unsweetened coconut milk

DIRECTIONS

1. Add all ingredients to blender
2. Mix batter
3. Pour onto a greased griddle
4. Flip pancakes when crispy
5. Top with butter, syrup, berries etc
6. Serve and enjoy :)

BLUEBERRY BANANA PROTEIN SMOOTHIE

INGREDIENTS

1 banana
1 cup of ice
2 scoops of Vanilla Ryno Power Protein
1/4 cup of Goodbelly Blueberry Acai
1/2 cup unsweetened coconut milk
1/4 cup blueberries

DIRECTIONS

1. Add all ingredients to blender 
2. Blend and enjoy :)

HOW DOES RACHEL TRAIN?

"During winter I have a very regimented schedule, as I am building back my base and working on building power. On days I have a big work out (listed below), I typically ride 1-1.5 hours either on the road or something more mellow with limited climbing. I generally alternate big gym days with big ride days. A typical winter week for me will look like this:"

GYM WORKOUT

WARM-UP:
10 minutes on a spin bike or the Stair Master
5 minutes of stretching

INTERVAL STRENGTH TRAINING:
Alternate between A and B then rest 1 minute between exercise.  
1A) DB Bulgarian Squat - 3 sets of 10 reps
1B) Alternating Split Squat Jumps - 3 sets of 10
1 minute rest
2A) Banded Dead lift - 3 sets of 6
2B) Spin bike Sprint - 3 sets of 15 seconds (heavy resistance)
1 minute rest
3A) Cable Push + Pull - 3 sets of 10
3B) DB Overhead pull in Bridge - 3 sets of 10
1 minute rest
4A) Press up to Down Dog with Alt Toe Touch - 2 sets of 8
4B) Side Elbow Plank with DB Rear Fly - 2 sets of 8 
Core activation to finish.

TRAINING SCHEDULE

Sunday: 3 hour MTB ride
Monday: 1 hour Recovery Ride or Rest Day
Tuesday: Gym work out; 1 hour ride
Wednesday: 2 hour Interval Ride 
Thursday: Gym work out; 1 hour ride
Friday: Skills Day, Sprints
Saturday: Gym Work out; 2 hour ride, moderate pace 

SUPPLEMENT REGIMENS

 GYM WORKOUT:
1 scoop of Gladiator 45 minutes before gym workout
6 Recovery capsules post-workout

BIKE RIDE: 
2 scoops of Chocolate or Vanilla Protein in smoothie or pancakes  
2 scoops of Hydration Fuel during bike ride 
6 Recovery capsules post-ride
Chocolate or Vanilla Protein in a shake before bed