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.


Is Smoking Weed as Bad for Your Heart as Cigarettes?

Nearly two million adults with heart disease report using marijuana.


The Boston Fitness Scene Is about to Get Way Cooler

An update on new classes, state-of-the-art expansions, and studios coming to the Hub soon.


Check Out the Boston Parks Free Winter Fitness Series

Including bootcamp, yoga, strength training, and more.


As Everything in Your Life Speeds Up, the Wellness Industry Is Saying "Slow Down"

Recovery is the name of the game in 2020.


Jillian Michaels’ Criticism of Lizzo’s Body Shows How Problematic the Fitness Industry Can Be

Lizzo gives us hope for a future in fitness that doesn’t need to look whitewashed and skinny.

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The BPH Confirms a Second Case of the Measles in Three Months

They’ve also released a list of the places the person, a Northeastern student, visited.


You’re Not Imagining Things: The Flu Is Worse This Year

It’s not too late to get vaccinated.


Massachusetts Could Lose One of Its Busiest Abortion Clinics

Brookline’s Women’s Health Services faces an uncertain financial future.


Naturally Beautiful

Want to make a clean break from toxic chemicals and dyes? These locally based natural beauty lines promise to have you glowing from head to toe.


Ask the Expert: Will an Ayurvedic Diet Cure My Winter Blues?

This ancient Indian practice is more about instilling life-long healthy habits.


You Can Now Do Yoga on Ice at the Seaport Skating Rink

Taking this winter-time activity to a whole new level.


Get Organized with These Planners and Workout Logs

The first step to any goal is writing it down.


How to Reframe Lofty Health and Fitness Resolutions for the New Year

Be crushing your #goals come the second week of January, not giving up on them.


Partake in One of These Polar Plunges This Winter

Calling all thrill seekers and adrenaline junkies.


Julie Frates Will Take the "Plunge 4 Pete" in Gloucester Harbor This Year

The widow of the late Pete Frates says she knows he’ll be "laughing his butt off wherever he is."