It’s an unspoken given in the climbing industry that the career of a route setter can take a toll on the physical body. We set up one of our setters, Will Castelli, with personal trainer Adam Gallo to come up with exercises to offset damages of the daily grind.
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I was climbing the 30 Wall the other day on a high-gravity day. I was flailing; failing hard. You know those days when you can’t seem to get your footwork quite right? When the skin on your finger-tips is shredded down paper thin and your arms are pumped after a few attempts? One of those days.