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: Dallas zoo gorilla dances in a kiddie pool Johnny Depp jokes about killing Trump A mother battles leukemia knowing the odds of finding a donor are slim Colombian trio tie the knot Japanese restaurant pairs tech with food Spooked peacock smashes up liquor store near Los Angeles Interactive instrument uses music for child therapy and learning Brooklyn farming startup aims to feed an urban world Young spelling bee stars share secrets to their success Cheese-rolling race sends people tumbling in rural England The tiny organism that could help feed the planet 'See-through' ladybug shell reveals wing-folding mechanism Electric shocks could 'improve' dried herbs taste Britain's 'Iron Man' breaks his own jet-suit speed record Inside a treatment centre, men confront stigma of addiction Neuroscientists find way to measure 'brain age' Add some flair to your long weekend BBQ with this surf and turf dish Doctors test focused ultrasound as Alzheimer’s treatment Hop on board a Denver cannabis tour What was Starbucks thinking with their new Unicorn Frappuccino? Comments Share via email Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on LinkedIn Print 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?