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About Personal Edge

Our Story


We are a Personal Training facility located in Madison, CT and have been in business since 2005. Our mission is to improve our clients' quality of life through personal training in an environment that is professional, focused and positive, with knowledge and expertise at the core.


We are Personal Edge. A fully-equipped facility that offers clients customized personal fitness programs by Certified Personal Fitness Trainers. By using safe, innovative, and creative techniques, we can help each client reach their training goals efficiently, effectively, and with enthusiasm.


We accomplish our mission by designing individualized, balanced programs based in knowledge and creativity that focuses on the client’s needs, goals, and desires. We pride ourselves in making each personal training session challenging, stimulating, safe, and fun!


We educate and motivate clients of all ages, from youth to seniors, in achieving higher levels of fitness, health, and wellness. We offer private, semi-private and small group personal training sessions.



Circuit Training

Boot Camp Circuit


Men's Classes

Diet and Nutrition

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Meet Our Trainers

The Personal Edge LLC is an elite personal training studio.  We believe in hiring only the most talented and dedicated trainers in Connecticut.  Our gym is outfitted with the best equipment and tools for maximizing the physical potential of our clients.  Come and see for yourself!

Deb Abrams


Deb Abrams, M.S. holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Science from Springfield College, and a Master’s Degree in Exercise Physiology from Southern Connecticut State University. She has been in the fitness industry for the past 32 years, working as a group fitness instructor, personal trainer, and nutritional consultant.


With her strong exercise physiology background, she has both the knowledge and confidence to work with the proper biomechanics to safely and effectively train each client. She has worked with all ages and levels, including teens, adults, and seniors, and enjoys using her creativity, focus, and expertise to guide her clients to their goals. Her training sessions and classes are motivated by her passion for fitness and helping people, with special focus on their form, posture, alignment and flexibility.


She is certified by the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) as a personal trainer, holds Pilates mat and reformer certifications, and is CPR-certified. She has been the owner of Personal Edge, LLC since February, 2005.

Meet Shannon


Shannon Palumbo is a dedicated professional with a passion for fitness and teaching. Graduating from Keene State College in 2011 with a degree in Exercise Science, Shannon has since become a prominent figure in the fitness industry. With a background in lacrosse, where she secured three championship titles during her college years, Shannon transitioned seamlessly into a career as a personal trainer in 2012.

Beyond personal training, she extends her expertise to instructing CrossFit and indoor Cycling classes, sharing her knowledge and enthusiasm for exercise with others. She embarked on the challenge of the 2019 NYC Marathon, showcasing her dedication to personal fitness goals and pushing her limits.

In her downtime, Shannon finds solace in the snowy slopes, indulging her love for snowboarding during the winter months. With a commitment to leading a healthy lifestyle and empowering others through fitness, Shannon continues to inspire and motivate individuals on their journey to wellness.

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