Video: Tips to fight childhood obesity from an Olympian Add to ... The Globe and Mail Published Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2012 7:44PM EST Last updated Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2012 7:44PM EST Olympian and Child Obesity Activist Silken Laumann says there is good awareness in the public of the dangers of obesity, but there are still a number of barriers that prevent kids from getting active. Watch More Video: Toothy alligator battles captors near Dallas school Watch as a baby sets a water-skiing record Why Twitter is planning to give users more space What you need to know about ankylosing spondylitis How Montreal is quickly becoming a world digital destination Halifax city council seeking solution for feral cat problem B.C. artist transforms old vehicle into way-cool camper How one Toronto hospital is promoting healing through art Here comes the bill: How to save money on wedding costs Meet Maple, the drum-playing dog who knows how to keep the beat Angelina Jolie appointed visiting professor at London School of Economics Improve your golf game this summer with these two exercises 36 Hours in Istanbul's 'Asian side' Henry the tortoise takes a Central Park walk Weatherman panics when spider crawls onto camera lens How to properly manage the weight of your cat or dog What you need to know about good bladder health Calling all grads: Here's five tips for landing that job interview Watch this B.C. black bear stop and smell the roses - in someone's backyard Check out this summer's hottest new outdoor toys Comments AA More Related to this Story Do these childhood obesity ads go too far? Should childhood obesity be a factor in custody battles? Is 'obesity' a dirty word even for doctors?