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 Take a tour of Paraty, a charming, car-free oasis in Brazil The Toronto Zoo names polar bear cub Man forced to give up 200 lbs alligator as 'pet' Looking for a new workout? Check out parkour Justin Bieber back in Miami over allegations his bodyguard assaulted a photographer Research warning against swaddling sparks debate, concern amongst parents Four vacations you wish you could take this spring break Baby hippo pretty lazy, sleepy during public debut in Mexican zoo This Leslieville home drew 5 bids and a $91,000 premium New Bieber jail video released and Conan's new hosting gig Doctors hope for cure in second baby born with H.I.V. How Vancouver became a mecca for street food Why do most diets fail to help people lose weight? You can almost taste summer with these easy Lime Melt-away Cookies Why Ellen DeGeneres shared this story of an Ontario girl getting her hair cut Online fraudsters targeting your heart, as well as your wallet 'We were all 19 at one point': Judge rules Justin Bieber has right to privacy How young gamers get around parental controls How seniors can guard against distraction thefts Trapped swan rescued from frigid Toronto waters 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?