Video: Tips to fight childhood obesity from an Olympian Add to ... The Globe and Mail Published Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2012 7:44PM EST Last updated Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2012 7:44PM 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: Oops! 12-year-old girl accidentally runs half-marathon Retired sled dog credited with saving lives in Ottawa blaze How you can help name the Toronto Zoo's new baby rhino Too cool: Check out this awesome Hot Wheels track How craft beer sparked Victoria's hottest new tourism trend Michelle Obama practices with U.S. Olympians Ottawa homeowners irked by blue-bin bottle scavengers Safety check: What you need to know before buying a used car Seriously? New study suggests most dogs don't like hugs Social media lashing out at female sports anchors Trump, Minaj among Time's '100 Most Influential' Captain America stars dish about sweaty superhero costumes on red carpet Celebration of body art at a tattoo festival in Russia Ontario government enforcing new rules on kindergarten class size Neighbours of B.C. fish-and-chips shop file complaint over smell How music can help the language development of babies Should cyclists be insured? At least one Victoria driver thinks so Watch as firefighters rescue a bunch of ducklings from a storm drain New art exhibit pays tribute to Olsen twin's life of hiding in the spotlight Firefighters rescue ducklings from Oklahoma storm drain 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?