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Lee Saxby is one of the most recognized coaches for running technique on a global level. Over the last 15 years Lee has been a key figure in the natural movement / barefoot revolution and has been consulted by various shoe companies, university research projects, and injured athletes for his ability to diagnose and correct biomechanical problems. Best-selling author Christopher McDOugall (“Born to run”) as well as the barefoot professor Daniel E. Liebermann (Harvard University) were able to regain their natural athletic abilities through Lee´s coaching methods. Lee works closely together with Joe Nimble developing innovative, holistic movement concepts.

If you are a professional trainer, instructor, chiropractor, physical therapist, you can take your foot function education to the next level and become a certified foot map practitioner. Discover the tools to educate clients on their current level of foot function whilst learning the fundamentals of human foot function and how it influences the biomechanics of the entire body. It’s an excellent way to get to the root course of movement related pain, an our customers can book foot map practitioner consultations through the beNimble academy.

Looking to swat up? Browse through our scientific articles or download our free ebook “foot function, exercise related pain & the influence of footwear” which has been co-authored by Lee Saxby & Dr Mick Wilkinson.

Born to walk

“Walking is man’s best medicine” (Hippocrates) Read more about the health benefits of walking.
“The great tragedy of science- the slaying of a beautiful hypothesis by an ugly fact” Thomas Huxley. Proponents of forefoot and barefoot running wrong

Functional Foot Defined

Attempts to define human foot function have a long history. This post provides a brief overview of these attempts...
There are still many that believe the heel-toe pattern is not how our ancestors used to walk, especially when barefoot...
This piece will dispel the myth that humans are evolved to walk on the forefoot...

How low can you go?

Up to 50% of all injuries sustained by runners are at the knee (van Gent et al., 2007). Among the most common is patellofemoral pain syndrome...
Effective and efficient energy transfer is nature’s first principle of design...
Running-related injury rates are between 30% and 80% annually with the knee being the most common site of injury (van Gent et al., 2007). This...
Structural disorders of the foot cause pain, mobility problems and decreased quality of life affecting over 60% of older adults...
Ageing is an inevitable process in all biological systems characterised by loss of function and ultimately death. While average lifespan has...