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Old Jan 3, 15, 6:45 am
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smartest way to travel with protein powder?

anything out there better than ziploc bags? Im usually on the road for 2-4 days.
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Old Jan 3, 15, 5:58 pm
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I was wondering the same thing, and I was thinking of using a wide mouthed water bottle type arrangement. My bigger concern was proper labeling, as carrying around a half kilo of unknown powder is probably very interesting to the TSA.
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I'd suggest a small, plastic wide mouth bottle, either Nalgene or an old Metamucil bottle. The Metamucil bottle might be best in that the powder inside would be boring and of no interest at all to TSA.

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I'd suggest a small, plastic wide mouth bottle, either Nalgene or an old Metamucil bottle. The Metamucil bottle might be best in that the powder inside would be boring and of no interest at all to TSA.

Bonzer idea! Never thought of a Metamucil container. Thanks!
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Bonzer idea! Never thought of a Metamucil container. Thanks!
It's what all the regular guys use.
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Bonzer idea! Never thought of a Metamucil container. Thanks!
Me either. Good idea!

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Old Jan 11, 15, 6:25 pm
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It's what all the regular guys use.

LOL! just caught this! ha!
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Old Feb 12, 15, 6:23 pm
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Originally Posted by nlkm9 View Post
anything out there better than ziploc bags? Im usually on the road for 2-4 days.
thanks!
I buy protein bars for travel - I buy whichever is lowest in carbs for the total protein - Quest is my current go-to bar. I also avoid those that melt and get messy, which are also usually higher in carbs anyway. Can keep one with you on a plane, use for breakfast in your room if you go to the hotel gym early, etc.

If you insist on powder how about buying it in packets? I use Labrada Lean Body Protein packets at the office - allows me to carry it around with no chance of spillage. There's a number of brands that come in packets - it usually costs more per gram but would be convenient and solve the TSA problem. Again I look for the lowest in carbs, but I'm not bulking (not now...)
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CVS sells small canisters of whey. I refill one of those from the 2.5 lb tubs from GNC or wherever. For shorter trips, I use the ziploc baggies and if anyone asks (no one ever has) I plant o tell them it's powdered milk. Which is basically true.
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About 15% of the time, TSA seems to want to swab my Betagen and BCAA powder, but my little Blender Bottle containers with individual servings of protein go unmolested.
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Old Jul 28, 15, 6:41 am
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4 ounce plastic containers

I make individual servings of protein powder and dynamic greens for each day I'm on the road using 4oz plastic stackable containers from a grocery store. I've been doing this for 5+ years and have never had an issue with TSA, plus I can still buy the 5 lb containers of protein and have it saves time in the mornings during the week! Here is a link to one option - I have a Rubbermaid type that stacks and clicks together so I don't lose them in my suitcase

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0012DMSTK..._QG3TvbQQ94K4B

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Cheers! Thanks for idea.
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