Can Workout Pants Made with Caffeine Really Reduce Cellulite?

by Amanda MacMillan


Courtesy PhotoCourtesy Photo Guys, I have seen some crazy things while writing for Flash -- and reviewed 'em -- but one of the strangest products I've recently stumbled upon on these Hu Nu Woo-Hoo Slim Capris, $93, which are caffeinated, supposedly to help stop cellulite and increase fat burn. So, I've been wearing these babies (pictured here) for a few hours a day for a few days now -- and while I haven't been all that scientific about it, I do think my legs look pretty freaking good.

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Hu Nu recently launched in the U.S., and you may start to see their stuff popping up at Equinox's in-house shops around the country. Their activewear is made from Supplex Nylon, so it's moisture-wicking, quick-drying and antibacterial (and anti-stink). It also wears really well, is super comfy and looks great on, if I do say so myself.

The Woo-Hoo Slim Capris are also made with "Revolutional Slim" fabric from Italy, that is infused with caffeine, aloe and Vitamin E. Apparently, this fabric has just the right amount of breathability to stimulate the skin's microcirculation, therefore reducing the appearance of "orange peel effect" and even thigh circumference. (I'm not convinced they're much different than other high-end workout pants out there, but hey, at least they're not see-through!)

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Just for kicks, I measured my thigh circumference last week before trying these pants on, and I can say that it hasn't magically shrunk at all. But I do feel great in these capris, and they're awesome for working out -- sooo, maybe that's why it's been a bit easier to squeeze into my skinny jeans?

(Tip: Order a size up! I'm usually a small but the medium fits me perfectly.)

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