Interval training is the best bang for your buck when it comes to cardio conditioning, says Garrett Shinoskie, CSCS, director of athletic performance at Zone Athletic Performance in Scottsdale, AZ. He trains his clients to use their maximum heart rate as a barometer for their exercise intensity; estimate yours (in beats per minute) by subtracting your age from 220, then strap on a heart-rate monitor and try this super-effective workout.
Creative play engages your daughter and enriches her imagination. This means that you shouldnt be afraid to sit down to a tea party, or dress up now and then. You may feel ridiculous but your daughter will love you for it. (LOVE this dads perspective!