Tessa Yannone

Wellness Editor

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


Fitfluencer Myths, Debunked

Some wellness-focused Instagram accounts are totally worth the #regram. Others? Not so much. Here’s how to sort through your social media feeds to separate the good advice from the bad.


Test the Waters

Whether you’re looking to Zen out on a paddleboard or fly through the air on a power kite, it’s good to know there are still plenty of ways to have a wet ’n’ wild summer.


This Is What It’s Like to Open a Fitness Studio During the Pandemic

Owners of the new spin studio AXL, in East Boston, say it requires a lot of pivoting.


The Ultimate Guide to Nutritionists and Dietitians in Boston

These 14 experts can help you maintain a healthy relationship with food and your body.


Two Medfords. Two Coasts. One Online Cross-Country Road Race

It’s all part of a virtual cross country race from Medford, Oregon to Medford, Mass.


Karen Akunowicz on Powerlifting, Gardening, and Chilling in a Kiddie Pool

The chef and owner of Fox & the Knife also does yoga with her kitchen team before every service.


Get Ready to Row: Anyone Can Race in the Head of the Charles Regatta This Year

The two-day event will now be a global remote experience. And yes, you can participate.


The West Nile Virus Has Been Detected in a Mosquito in Boston for the First Time This Year

Here’s one more thing to be anxious about. Thanks, 2020.


These Are the Pools That Are Open In Boston Right Now

Plus, how safe is it really to swim in a communal pool? Can COVID spread through the water?


These Fitness Studios and Instructors Are Hosting Outdoor Workouts

Not ready to return to the gym? Here are some socially distanced ways to break a sweat in the sunshine.


Why Is There No Swimming Allowed In Jamaica Pond?

Forty years ago, swimming was enjoyed by generations of Bostonians. Here’s what changed.

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Grab a Buddy and Hit One of These Mountain Bike Trails Near Boston

Whether you’re looking for an adrenaline rush or a leisurely cruise through the woods.


Boston Sports Clubs Is Having Yet Another Wave of Issues With Members

The fitness chain is still causing strife with clients who just want to cancel their memberships.


Facing Very Tight Restrictions, Gym Owners Weigh In on Their Reopening Plans

For some, the news is anything but hopeful.


Five Campgrounds Now Accepting Reservations in Massachusetts

Get out of the house…and into a tent.