The 20 minute workout

20/05/2012

Gretchen Reynolds of the New York Times recently interviewed Metapredict participant Prof. Marty Gibala (McMaster University, Ontario) on the benefits of HIIT. A video link to the interview can be found here: The 20 minute workout. Some excerpts from the article are also highlighted below.

Instead of asking how much exercise we need, some scientists are looking into how little we can do and still get maximal health and fitness benefits.

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Metapredict meets EU Commissioner

15/05/2012

Metapredict was recently selected to show-case as a leading FP7 Health project at an EU meeting in Brussels. EU commissioner Günther Oettinger spoke at length with Metapredict PI Prof. James Timmons at the EU HQ and was impressed to hear that this Health project will also produce biotechnology outputs through its SME partners. Meanwhile project team members Beth Phillips and Dr Melanie Leggate were also in attendance, hosting a stand and providing information on Metapredict to interested delegates. Some photos of the event are shown below including a discussion between EU commissioner Günther Oettinger and Metapredict PI Prof. James Timmons.

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Metapredict Recruiting

14/05/2012

Contact your nearest participating University (Nottingham, Bath, Loughborough, Karolinska, Las Palmas, Copenhagen) if you wish to take part in the new study. Acceptance criteria includes a BMI above 27. See ‘Consortium’ page for local contact details. Please state your address in any correspondence.