Tessa Yannone

Wellness Editor

Tessa Yannone covers health and fitness news in the city as the Wellness Editor at Boston, and is also a strength coach. She's from the great state of Ohio and studied journalism at Indiana University.


Ask the Expert: Should I Be Taking a Probiotics Supplement?

It shouldn’t be your first solution to gut problems.


The Most Luxurious Locker Rooms in Boston

We deem it socially acceptable to never shower at home again.

rowing classes

Take On-Demand Rowing Classes with This New Boston-Based Mobile App

The Regatta Fitness production team is the same one that produces Celtics and Bruins games.

juice bar

You Must Try the New Juice Bar at Burnin’ By Ray in the Seaport

Body Tonic juices are made by WBUR guest host Jane Clayson Johnson—small world.

dating at the gym

Is Flirting at the Gym a Really Bad Idea?

Or a really good one?

chocolate milk

This Chocolate Milk Company Is Redefining Dairy in a Big Way

Slate has nearly double the protein and about half the sugar as regular skim milk.

BSC lab closing

BSC Lab Is Closing and a TB12 Facility Will Take Its Place

Now we can all train like the GOAT.

spiritual wellness

Attend This Spiritual Wellness Event—Complete with Wine

There’s apparently much more out there than hypnotherapy and psychic readings.

Row Republic

The North End Is Getting Another Indoor Rowing Studio

This one will be like Barry’s.

Ragnar Races

Mark Your Calendar for These Intense Races Coming to New England

Run 200 miles in a Ragnar Relay with your closest friends.


You Can Now Take Classes at BKBX

It’s the new training concept from Brooklyn Boulders.

VO2 max testing

I Tried It: VO2 Max Testing at Outback Physical Therapy

Measuring my oxygen output is something I never want to do ever again.

Future Fitness Local Boston Wearables

Futuristic Fitness

Better, faster, stronger—plug into a healthier you with these locally grown wearables.

New Balance

New Balance Just Launched a Feminist Feel-Good Music Video

And we’re totally here for it.

squat form

Ask the Expert: What’s the Right Squat Form for Me?

First, look at what your feet are doing.