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.


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.


Explore the City with These Six Urban Bike Trips

Each trip is complete with scenic trails and places to take a pit stop and grab some food.


Mental Health Resources for the Black and Brown Community in Boston

Find healing through these online communities and therapy databases.


Oxford Gym Racks up $8,000 in Fines as Owner Refuses to Shut Down

Dozens gathered on Saturday in the parking lot of Prime Fitness and Nutrition to show their support.


How to Make Sure Your Anti-Racism Work Is a Lifelong Endeavor

A Boston University sociologist offers tips on how to sustain your activism work for the long haul—not just while the topic is hot.


How to Help Children Cope with Depression and Anxiety Right Now

School may be out for summer, but it could be anything but relaxing.


Coping With the Crisis

Still feeling all the feels several months into this pandemic? You don’t have to go it alone.


Marty Walsh Declared Racism a Public Health Issue. Here’s Why

“What affects the most vulnerable will affect us all,” Walsh says.


Nine Black Fitness Professionals to Follow on Instagram

They’re inspiring and empowering Bostonians everywhere to be better.

City Life

Here’s Where You Can Donate to Support the Black Community in Boston and Beyond

Offer money, supplies, or your time to these organizations furthering the call for equality and equity.


As Protests Continue, Health Officials Advise Activists: Keep Masks On

Here’s how protesters can do their best to stay safe during the coronavirus pandemic.


Mourning the 2020 Boston Marathon That Never Was

Celebrating all the moments we’ll miss the most, and cherish in our hearts, until we can congregate on Boylston again.


Without Extra Help, Some Boston Gyms Face Grim Futures Long Before Phase Three

Some gym owners have accepted their fate, but others are pushing back against Gov. Baker’s directive.