“As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another.” There is mutual benefit in the rubbing of two iron blades together; the edges become sharper, making the knives more efficient in their task.


Iron Sharpens Iron logo


Iron Sharpens Iron consists of four workouts occurring over four weeks, beginning with workout 19.1 (note that the workouts are designated by their year and the order in which they are issued. A new workout will be released every Monday afternoon during the four weeks of Iron Sharpens Iron and will include a scaled workout option tailored for different age groups and fitness levels. After the workout is released, any athlete who has registered will have until 9 a.m on the following Monday to submit their best score online. Workouts can be done wherever is most convenient for you, whether that’s your home, your church, or a gym. You will not need any special fitness equipment to participate. 


Iron Sharpens Iron Week #1, Kelsey in a green tshirt with pastor Brian talking in a black tshirt




Here is the Workout for Week #1


4 rounds

Run 200 meters (*Modification is walk or jog)

20 Burpees Over the Object (*Modification is no pushup in the burpee)

30 second Rest

Your Score to email in is the time it took you to complete this.


Iron Sharpens Iron Week #1, in blue and white


Details on the competition can be found here. It’s not too late to register!