Video: Tips to fight childhood obesity from an Olympian Add to ... The Globe and Mail Published Tuesday, Jan. 10 2012, 7:44 PM EST Last updated Tuesday, Jan. 10 2012, 7:44 PM 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: Tips to fight childhood obesity from an Olympian Get ready to feel more pain at the gas pumps Oral cancer rates among young people on the rise Why 'job hopping' is a way of life for many Canadians Selfie with passing train goes wrong 'X-Men' director Singer accused of drugging and raping teenager Here's how $9,000 spent staging a Toronto loft paid off Celebrity chef Chuck Hughes shares his favourite Canadian restaurants Flight attendant makes hilarious speech to lucky travellers How to get your home ready for spring (at last) Margaret Trudeau talks women's health and depression Victoria Secret fashion show goes to London; angels want to see Prince Harry there Christie's displays largest blue diamond ever to appear at auction The Royals delight crowds in Christchurch How some beeping eggs are giving these kids a special Easter Canadian students gear up for international robotics competition Do most motorcycle riders need a refresher safety course? Why roller derby is coming back in Calgary Don't let hunger ruin your day! Here's how to control it Check out some of the celebrity looks from the MTV Movie Awards red carpet Kate Middleton visits hospice in New Zealand 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?