Calories—how many you consume and how many you burn determine whether you lose, gain, or stay the same weight.
If you want to lose weight, you have to create a calorie deficit. One way to do this is to eat fewer calories than you burn. We know, easier said than done. That's why so many of us struggle to lose weight.
You've probably been there yourself. You carefully count every single calorie you put in your mouth and limit your portions. Your willpower is tested on a daily basis.
Whether it was the touch football game your pals threw together, an extra-long run or all that yard work, there are occasions when your muscles and joints have had enough. Although you know the condition is temporary, it's still uncomfortable. Here are some tips to relieve muscle and joint pain for those times when you've overdone it.