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: Video: Niall McGee on his experience with music therapy Video: Niall McGee on mealtimes at the ward Montreal master craftsman still making guitars for the stars Quebec manufacturer Starfrit marks 50th anniversary How to make your household appliances last longer Sea lion recovering after harpoon attack 'Aloha' stars Emma Stone, Rachel McAdams address controversy Video: Niall McGee's experience in group therapy Video: How the Globe's Niall McGee ended up in a severe, suicidal depression, and found his way back Style Eye: Monochrome or colour? Stylish Torontonians weigh in Watch as a man wears a world-record-breaking suit of bees, smokes a cigarette Skeptical clients are just part of the job: animal acupuncturist Work towards pull-ups with these simple variations Where to eat, what to do and how to savour Bilbao in 36 hours Can a robotic golf instructor help improve your swing? Montreal man sets world distance record for hoverboarding 'Chester’ the whale finds new home in Vancouver Aquarium From ocean to table: How the world's best restaurant sources sea urchins Halifax teen fined and charged for allegedly making fake 911 call New drug treatment offers hope for people with colitis 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?