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We want people to #benimble, so we make functional footwear and combine unique toefreedom with 35 years of traditional, quality shoe know-how.

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Form and function in developing feet! New blog post: link in bio! #benimble
Jumping and developing the human ‘spring’ 
A chain is only as strong as it’s weakest link. During movement the human body becomes a ‘kinetic chain’. An interconnected chain of muscles, bones, tendons and ligaments designed to absorb and generate the forces that create movement. This kinetic chain begins and ends with the human foot and any weakness or restriction in its function must be compensated for further along the chain in the knee, hip or back. 
Compensating for a weak, unstable foot is the most common ‘hidden’ cause of chronic over-use injuries and persistent poor performance. #benimble
Since the industrial revolution and the mass production of shoes the ‘symmetrical last’ has become the standard within the shoe industry. 
At Joe Nimble we believe that the human foot has evolved to be asymmetrical and ‘foot-shaped’ for important functional reasons and therefore the first principle of shoe design should be that shoes are asymmetrical and ‘foot-shaped’. #benimble
The human foot: the ultimate piece of running kit! 
A chain is only as strong as it’s weakest link. During movement the human body becomes a ‘kinetic chain’. An interconnected chain of muscles, bones, tendons and ligaments designed to absorb and generate the forces that create movement. This kinetic chain begins and ends with the human foot and any weakness or restriction in its function must be compensated for further along the chain in the knee, hip or back. 
Compensating for a weak, unstable foot is the most common ‘hidden’ cause of chronic over-use injuries and persistent poor performance. #benimble
I am Rannoch Donald and my passion/vocation is Every Day Activity which I promote through the 100 Rep Challenge, a simple prescription to develop helpful movement habits. I encourage people to make movement part of their daily lives. 
Read more... (link in bio) #benimble 
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The foot is a masterpiece of engineering which requires the perfect frame. #benimble 
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Joe Nimble shoes are functional shoes. In the natural world the first principle of design is that form equals function i.e. that the shape of something identifies it’s purpose. Human beings naturally come in different sizes and proportions but can be instantly recognised as ‘human’ by the shape of their bodies. The same applies to the human foot; feet naturally come in different sizes and proportions but are instantly recognisable by their shape. #benimble 
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Use it or lose it! 
New blog post: link in bio! #benimble 
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The ‘Goldilocks’ principle applied to sensory feedback. It is important to remember that if the human brain receives too much sensory input it will be perceived as potentially harmful and be felt as pain in the organ being stimulated. Too much light is felt as pain in the eyes, too much noise is felt as pain in the ears and too much "ground feel" is felt as pain in the feet #benimble 
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Nimble yogi, nimble mother. "One-legged poses give us a chance to find our center of gravity and dance around its edges" #benimble 
New blog post, link in bio! 
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Teaching nimble runners the importance of functional footwear. Thanks to @coachleesaxby #benimble 
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Gait retraining and running injury – the simple lie and the complex truth. #benimble Link in biography 
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