The Bennett Blog

Sep
14

2018
The Whole Nutrition Label

The Whole Nutrition Label

The Bennett Foundation

“Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.” – Anthony Robbins  One of the many goals of The Bennett Foundation is to provide relevant and appropriate nutrition education. Far too many people grab items off the shelves of their local convenience & grocery stores without the thought of reading the Nutrition Facts label. […] Read More

Sep
7

2018
The Importance of Recess

The Importance of Recess

The Bennett Foundation

September is best known for three words, back to school. Every school day, millions of children spill out onto their school playgrounds, a perfect time for physical and social activity. When Michael and Pele started The Bennett Foundation, their goal was exactly that, to raise awareness about childhood obesity and promote […] Read More

Aug
31

2018
We Challenge You!

We Challenge You!

The Bennett Foundation

National Read a Book day is September 6th, 2018, and we challenge you to participate! The Bennett Foundation has always emphasized the value of education, specifically, educating the youth on the importance of healthy dieting!  Our busy modern lives don’t always make it easy for us to plan & prepare healthy […] Read More

Aug
24

2018
Michael Visits Athletes for Impact

Michael Visits Athletes for Impact

The Bennett Foundation

Earlier this summer Michael Bennett joined Athletes for Impact, (A4I) an advocacy group comprised of athletes who have openly taken a stand on social issues.   Bennett connected with the group to answer a few questions & talk about his new book titled, “Things That Make White People Uncomfortable,” a sports book for the turbulent times, a memoir, and […] Read More

Aug
17

2018
Coaching the Youth!

Coaching the Youth!

The Bennett Foundation

It’s here! Football season has started and training camp is underway. At last, however, it’s not only the pros or grown-ups that deserve attention. It’s the youth and when it all started that we should shift focus to. Team sports provide much more than just a form of exercise. Whether football or any sport, […] Read More

Aug
10

2018
Social Equity Programs & Initiatives

Social Equity Programs & Initiatives

The Bennett Foundation

At The Bennett Foundation, we have always held social equity close to our hearts. Our aim is to direct all efforts toward closing gaps and ensuring that children and families are empowered to make social and behavioral changes to improve their health status and well-being.  The Bennett Foundation’s social equity programs and initiatives […] Read More

Aug
3

2018
Stay Hydrated in the Heat

Stay Hydrated in the Heat

The Bennett Foundation

The summer is hot! And with all the activities that are going on, it’s easy to forget to stay hydrated. But if you aren’t drinking enough water you can become tired, unfocused, and get headaches! Our bodies need lots of water, especially on a hot day! Here are some tips […] Read More

Jul
27

2018
Ways to Cut Back the Sugar

Ways to Cut Back the Sugar

The Bennett Foundation

The average American consumes almost 3 times the daily sugar maximum that they should. This can lead to obesity, type 2 diabetes, cancer and tooth decay. Many Americans have an addiction to sugar and don’t even realize it! While having treats every now and then isn’t a problem, we should […] Read More

Jul
19

2018
Never Stop Learning!

Never Stop Learning!

The Bennett Foundation

The summer is an excellent time to allow your kids to get some rest from a busy school year, but it doesn’t mean that the learning needs to stop! And with the summer about halfway over, it’s a good time to work on the good habits of learning and engaging. […] Read More

Jul
13

2018
O.C.E.A.N. Health Fest and the Gauntlet Football Camp

O.C.E.A.N. Health Fest and the Gauntlet Football Camp

The Bennett Foundation

Last weekend was one for the books! Between the O.C.E.A.N. Health Fest and the Gauntlet Football Camp, we made memories that will last a lifetime. It was an awesome opportunity to meet and be inspired by the kids and their families from the Honolulu area. At our 5th annual O.C.E.A.N. […] Read More