Can wearing these pants burn calories and slim your waistline?

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Can These Pants Burn Calories and Slim Your Waistline?

WEST HARTFORD (WTIC) --Try stepping up your workout with every step you take. Yes, it's possible, thanks to a Connecticut man's invention.

McCullough Shriver created SweetFlexx pants, which help shape and mold your legs while you walk!

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Shriver says the John B. Pierce Sports Lab at Yale "worked out" the numbers--walking around in the pants burns 30 to 40 more calories per half hour than you do while wearing ordinary pants.

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"The bands want to pull in one direction, but your muscles have to work just a little bit harder to pull the bands in the opposite direction," Shriver said.

A patent is pending on the yoga-type pants, which are made in California.

They retail for $98, and there are sizes for both men and women, so everyone has the chance to try out this brand new "workout."

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