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: This retro, shiny Christmas tree is making a comeback Usher, Justin Bieber's mom defend the pop star Even Beyonce's producer didn't know about the details of her surprise album Your go-to list for last minute gifts ideas this holiday Circle of support at Sunnybrook NICU start with a mom Jimmy Kimmel: 'Are they all on crack?' Why choose a home birth? One mother explains her choice Check out this season's best holiday-themed TV ads Consider this option to the traditional Christmas turkey Justin Bieber says he'd like to retire after next album Phrases we should ban in 2014 Salty, sweet and so good – chocolate popcorn cookies are irresistible Montreal theatre group offers creative outlet for deaf actors CTV Kitchener: Judy Scott Welden, nutritionist How to keep you and your family healthy over the holidays Inch by inch, this stretch will lengthen your hamstrings and calves Fire at a zoo in Texas results in six deaths, including rare Komodo dragon How a couple of Americans decided to bring Chinese food to China FDA: Antibacterial soaps may pose health risks This baby micro pig loves the shower 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?