Reebok to Pay $25 Million in Customer Refunds To Settle FTC Charges of Deceptive Advertising of EasyTone and RunTone Shoes
Settlement Order Prohibits Reebok from Making Unsupported Claims that ‘Toning Shoes’ Strengthen, Tone Muscles
Skechers Will Pay $40 Million to Settle FTC Charges That It Deceived Consumers with Ads for "Toning Shoes"
Consumers Who Bought Shape-ups, Other Toning Shoes Will Be Eligible for RefundsThe Federal Trade Commission announced that Skechers USA, Inc. has agreed to pay $40 million to settle charges that the company deceived consumers by making unfounded claims that Shape-ups would help people lose weight, and strengthen and tone their buttocks, legs and abdominal muscles
Think twice before you fall for too good to be true claims. Lace up your sneakers, eat moderately/monitor your food and beverage intake and be patient with yourself. The weight will come off, no gimmicks needed.