This is a discussion on How do you CCW when jogging? within the Carry & Defensive Scenarios forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; In response to the OP's original post I carry my full size PX4 9mm in a Theis holster with a 5.11 belt then my basketball ...
In response to the OP's original post I carry my full size PX4 9mm in a Theis holster with a 5.11 belt then my basketball shorts over that. I also usually have a kershaw leek on my wasitband also. Now I don't really run, I go for walks and occasionally jog and this setup works fine for that. If I were running I would probably would carry something smaller. As far as odds of attack who knows but if it happens I have options to protect my self whether from a BG, dog, coyote or anything. I've never had a gun drawn on me or my life threatened by someone else doing any activity so far but will do my best to be prepared regardless of when or where it may happen.
The big thing is that the treadmill is always coming at you and all you have to do is lift your feet up in rhythm with the treadmill whereas on on the ground you have to not just lift your feet put you have to propel your self forward while doing so. If you place a foot on a moving treadmill it gets thrown back along the line in which the treadmill is moving – i.e. the treadmill is moving your foot back, not the foot moving itself back using the proper muscles. Outdoors your hamstrings and glutes pull back to drive your body forward relative to your planted foot in stride phase.
Treadmill is much easier than running outdoors because it assists the leg turnover making it easier to run fast. People who run a lot on a treadmill are often surprised why they can't run faster when they come outside and run. Also the soft tissue conditioning you get on hard roads won't happen. With many people treadmill running has actually led to muscle imbalance and can increase the risk of injury.
There's much more to this but this is a Defensive Carry forum. So...........
As for the knife comment, I don't see it as a bad option. It's light weight, and depending on how someone decided to carry their gun it could be accessed much faster than digging into a fanny pack. If someone is comfortable jogging with a gun then by all means do it, but I personally don't think it's necessary. If the area you live in is that bad that you feel your at higher risk I recommend purchasing a gym membership. Not trying to come off as a *****, it's just my opinion.
Whether you run/walk and not carry any money is somewhat unimportant to the BG. The BG doesnt know you have no money, but may think you're worth robbing. Personally if I'm walking, running or biking I'm ccw. Money or not I have no intentions of being a random beat down just because some thug thinks I'm the one to try it on.
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I carry while running because of dogs, not people.
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Can't do the treadmill thing, bores the heck outta me. Got miles of logging roads to run on.
Mikes idea to wear shorts with belt is probably most feasible.
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I think they are out of business, but i use one from The Active Body Holster Company. It is a neophrene belly band with a molded holster for SOB carry.
As for how, I wear compression shorts under soccer shorts. I tie off the soccer shorts, then put on my CBST under the compression shorts. It hardly moves at all, even during sprints.
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I find more important than the holster is the weight of the gun. I carry a J-frame sized airweight revolver (S&W 642 previously, now Ruger LCR) and a speed strip, my cell phone, the key to my car, and my DL/CCW permit in a smallish fanny pack. It'd be nice to have a fanny pack meant for CCW, though.
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What is this "jogging" of which you speak?