These Pants Claim to Burn Calories & Slim Your Waistline!

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WEST HARTFORD, Conn. -- From waist trainers to flat tummy tea, there are all kinds of inventions that claim they can get you "summer time fine." Well, add a new pair of pants to the list.  A Connecticut claims he's created pants that will shape and mold your legs while you walk.

Now introducing SweetFlexx pants.

McCullough Shriver says researchers 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.

"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 told WTIC.

A patent is pending on the yoga-type pants.

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."