We’re Jess & Tom! A husband and wife team, sharing workouts & nutrition made simple from our island home in Menorca. Our mission? To help people get and stay in shape, and enjoy the journey along the way. We love to travel, hike & bring together inspiring people.




Banana and carrot cake loaf

One recipe that never fails to impress our Menorcan Retreat guests and friends and family is my banana and carrot cake loaf - gluten free, so tasty, and always guaranteed to put a smile on everyone's face!  If I was to pick my two favourite cakes, it would be carrot...

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Our top 5 favourite exercises

Today we’re going to talk training & 5 of our preferred full body exercises. Firstly, it’s time to talk weights! Historically, weights have been used by men & feared by the majority of women who don’t want to become too ‘bulky’ or ‘overly muscular’. This is one of the...

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How to make a good brain great

An adult brain contains 1 billion cells. If you were to count to 1 billion, it would take you 31 years, 251 days, 7 hours, 46 minutes, and 40 seconds; this shows just how complex our brain is. The brain the body have been talked about as two separate entities for many...

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Jess’s everyday smoothie

6 days out of 7, this is my breakfast. I have the top drawer in my freezer reserved for smoothie'able ingredients and in the mornings after I've finished with my morning yoga/personal training clients, I whizz the below ingredients together, sit on the sofa, put my...

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Limed onion and fresh parsley scrambled eggs

If you love eggs and are looking for more ideas to make them a little more exciting, here is a really simple recipe I threw together at the weekend and it was totally delicious. It's perfect for a slow Sunday morning brunch, or a quick and easy throw-together dinner...

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How to keep in shape whilst holidaying this summer

By popular demand, we’ve been asked to share a series of workouts which you can do from your villa, casa or apartment while holidaying this summer. It’s too easy not to move when you’re on holiday, but the benefits of keeping the body ticking over, particularly...

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Goats cheese stuffed figs wrapped in parma ham

Now Summer has arrived and the island is getting busier, Tom and I have been doing more hosting and having friends and family stay with us. I've learnt that having quick, delicious and easy recipes on standby is a must so I can spend time with my loved ones rather...

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How stress affects digestion

This week is dedicated to ‘digestion’. It’s the health challenge that has come up most frequently in my Online Nutrition Clinic in 2019, & so if my nutrition clients are anything to go by – it’s very likely that this email will be gratefully received by either you or...

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