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: Donkeys are king for a day at Mexican donkey festival U.K. party leaders, Europeans cheer royal birth Prince William brings son George to meet new baby Kate Middleton and Prince William present new baby to the world We're not there yet: Travelling with the Apple Watch Sir Elton John, Elizabeth Hurley raise nearly $7-million for breast cancer research Style Eye: Spring fashion hits Toronto streets Terry Jones dishes on Monty Python reunion shows Square dancing trend keeping China's elderly healthy and happy Are the hockey playoffs simply too stressful for some fans? Nova Scotia woman fined for feeding deer in her own backyard Globe Style Advisor: How to rock this spring’s bold lip look Chipmunk enjoys its leisurely mornings Student moderator interrupts Obama Lost sea lion rescued from San Francisco street Consumer Alert: How safe is shrimp for human consumption? Farewell, winter: Giant Saskatoon snowman finally melts Good timing helped this Toronto townhouse sell for top dollar Going grey: women embracing 'granny hair' trend with dyed silver locks Why Canadians are hanging onto their cars longer 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?