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 How Manitoba's deep freeze bumped up funeral costs Vancouver realtor offering 3D virtual tours of homes Elephants celebrate special day with fruit feast Tiny baby kangaroo peeks out from mom's pouch Chew on this! A gum that claims to deliver your vitamin dose Lost Ontario dog turns up 200 km from home Chef Chuck Hughes shares his 10 favourite Mexican ingredients It took just 36 hours for this Etobicoke townhouse to get three rival bids Ikea apologizes to Ottawa mom told not to breastfeed Sweet and savoury, try these Pancakes with Maple Glazed Pork Chop Should restaurants be allowed to charge reservation no-shows? Which sugar substitute is safest and sweetest? The connection between hand-grip strength and cancer survival Taylor Swift tops Billboard list of top music earners Beware of cat: 22-lb angry house cat traps owners in bedroom Kylie Minogue comments on Miley Cyrus, and it's positive Go inside this enchanting hobbit house on Vancouver Island How to keep kids happy and healthy during March Break Beware the latest phone scam making the rounds 'Octomom' pleads not guilty to welfare fraud again 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?