Of course, even the very best flat-stomach workout isn't going to do much for you if those nice muscles you build are covered with a layer of nature's comfortable camouflage -- a.k.a. fat.
Let's face it. Planting both feet, tossing a barbell on your back and doing a traditional squat can get either boring or intimidating. But there are many different squat variations, and by sprinkling them into your workout routine you have exercise options if you just can't make it to the gym.
Although I'm a fan of anything that helps you live an active, healthy lifestyle, there are plenty of myths and misconceptions floating around about Pilates.