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: How do hospitals decide who gets a bed? How to find the perfect holiday gift for a fitness buff Food-tech startups look at replacing eggs with plant-based 'eggs' Christian Bale pays tribute to Nelson Mandela 3 looks to get you party-ready for the holiday season Susan Boyle diagnosed with Asperger's syndrome Want to strengthen your glut muscles? Try these three single-leg exercises Lip-syncing pups raise money to fight animal cancers How to get big, bouncy 'disco' curls in five easy steps Bahar Niramwalla's top five beauty buys under $15 Edmontonians enthralled by life-sized snow globe Calgary researchers make progress in treating deadly brain cancer Calgary's most expensive condo hits the market Vacation video captures terrifying mountain drive Lip-syncing dogs raise money for canine cancer research Duchess of Cambridge sings with sick children at hospice Why cargo bicycles are gaining traction Make your own almond milk The bare, greasy facts about fast food poutine (hungry yet?) Lost dog survives three weeks in Nova Scotia wilderness 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?