Carrying a firearm at the gym is no easy task. A pair of basketball shorts won’t do much to hold up your EDC gun and an extra mag, nor will a pair of yoga pants and a tank top do much to prevent your gun from printing, which is why you may be tempted to leave your gun in your locker or in your car.
Both NRA Carry Guard Lead Instructor Jeff Houston and Colion Noir, host of NRATV’s NOIR, for example, opt for safety and do off-body carry whenever they go to the gym. From station to station, they both carry their gym bag with their holstered firearm in the event that a domestic dispute carries over into the weight room.
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Something as simple and routine as holstering your weapon could be very dangerous. However, you can take certain precautions to ensure that your EDC firearm won’t accidentally discharge and cause injury to either yourself or to others.
NRATV’s Colion Noir joins NRA Carry Guard Daily’s Grant Stinchfield and NRA Carry Guard Lead Instructor Jeff Houston to discuss caliber size, stopping power, and common myths you may have heard concerning EDC firearms chambered in 9mm.