I’m a 37 M, my lifestyle allows me a lot of free time so I am very active, 6 days a week I double up on workouts activities. Regular stretching, pilates is absolutely necessary for me but also replacing my calories with nutritious meals, when your’e as active as you are it is really important to eat and eat a lot as a calorie restricted diet will cause injury too.
There’s also a lot of research that NSAIDs like ibuprofen although alleviate pain they impact gains and possible in some cases atrophy muscles so be careful if your taking NSAIDs for long periods of time.
Your muscle response is either psychological, DOMS from not working out or you have poor musculoskeletal. As I get older I need to stretch more than ever, you should be stretching out those angry muscles and definitely look into pilates I swear by it.
Portion management: You probably eat too much too fast. Try eating smaller meals more often throughout the day. Essentially, your doctor is telling you the right things. You’ve got to lose weight. There is a correlation between sleep apnea and being over weight. Don’t buy any fat-burners you’ll be throwing money away. There are some natural weight loss supplements that may help you. Make sure you learn the difference between fat-burners, fat blockers, and weight loss supplements. You’ll need to do some of your own research, but the key is to be discipline in your diet, hydration, and sleep. You’ll need to possibly make a life chart to document the areas you’re lacking in. Make a life chart documenting your food intake, sleep, hydration, and exercise every 24 hours for one week. From this you should be able to see some common yet critical mistakes that you’ll need to correct.