Never Give Up Fitness

Personal Training & Fitness Programs


Paul L. Barr



Founder of Never Give Up Fitness, Paul L. Barr, is compassionate and sensitive to the needs of clients with mental illness. In 1998, Paul was diagnosed with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) as well as Clinical Depression. Regular exercise helped Paul as part of his treatment and he wants to help others discover the natural treatment of exercise in the care and treatment of their illness. He is ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training) Certified as well as a University of Michigan Depression Center Volunteer.

Paul’s Personal Training & Fitness Certifications:

NPTI     Certified Personal Fitness Trainer
A-CPT  Advanced Certified Personal Trainer

TRX       CORE Member
TRX      Suspension Training Course
TRX      Group Suspension Training Course

American Red Cross –  Adult CPR/AED, Standard First Aid

Paul’s Nutrition Certifications

NPTI     Certified Nutrition Consultant

Pn1       Precision Nutrition Level 1 Certified

Paul’s Coaching Resume

Cardinal Mooney High School – Boys & Girls Cross Country and Track Teams

Certified Level I USA Track and Field Certified Coach

RRCA Certified Running Coach  

Paul in the Press

Paul was the Keynote speaker at the 2012 Keys to Recovery Mental Health Conference in Troy, Michigan.