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: Kardashians set to watch Bruce Jenner interview together Princess Alice? British punters place bets on royal baby name Developers hope that one day you'll be printing your food at home 'Everybody love Raymond' child star dead at 19 Watch as a firefighter scoops a trapped duckling to safety Ever wanted to sit on Oprah's couch? It's up for auction along with the rest of her stuff How an online dating scam cost one Ontario woman $400,000 Dr. Oz defends his medical expertise on daytime talk show B.C. artist merges Star Wars icons with First Nations imagery Three things dog owners should be mindful of this spring 'There's a fragrance to it': 36 hours in Honolulu Oil's fall took a bite out of this Calgary home's sale price Thousands place bets on name of next royal baby William Shatner's solution to California's water woes Comedian Roseanne Barr says she is losing her sight Which Canadian city has the highest 'life satisfaction' score? Amazing 3-D printer has ability to replicate human tissue Stars confused over why they made the Time 100 List Ben Affleck says he regrets asking PBS to edit out slave-owning ancestor Flawless 100-carat diamond sells for $22.1-million at New York auction 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?