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The brand's claim that wearing their EasyTone line strengthens legs better than with regular sneakers is being challenged.

Amelia Riley Swan
Amelia Riley Swan on September 29, 2011.

More dashed hopes for those seeking a perfect derrière — and the once highflying industry of toning shoes and clothing that promotes such ambitions.

Those fancy Reebok sneakers that promise better legs and a better behind “with every step” may be just like every other sneaker, federal regulators said Wednesday, and Reebok International is liable for $25 million in customer refunds for making false claims about its EasyTone line. New York Times

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