You’ve probably been the victim of rumors about something, these are no different with health and fitness. Myths are born when we hear something about a good tip even if we don’t have the whole story and we go and tell the next person. Maybe they even didn’t hear it right. But they innocently tell something they know, and another myth is born, again.If the person giving you the tip is one of authority you are more likely to take that tip as gospel. Actually, the untruths can be dangerous if they cause someone to perform an exercise the wrong way. Keep reading for more on fitness and health facts and myths.We have all heard that swimming is a great way to lose weight. So, we will now tell you that is not so – it is not true. Losing weight is not a benefit you will gain from swimming although there are many other benefits you will gain. The buoyancy of the water supporting your body is the reason this is true, your body isn’t working hard enough to benefit weight loss. We have all heard that exercise will help you have more energy. This is true and is one of the many benefits of regular exercise. People report feeling energized all day when they exercise in the morning. Increased circulation is one of the many reasons for feeling more energized after a workout. Increased circulation leads to your cells receiving more oxygen. Exercise also help improve your strength and stamina. You will naturally feel like you have more energy if you have more stamina.In addition to all this, regular quality exercise helps improve your physical and mental performance. Increased stamina and strength will benefit your overall physical performance. Plus the greater degree of clarity will obviously help you with mental performance. The good habits of regular exercise often get carried over into a person’s diet and nutrition.It is important that you be able to identify fact and fiction where your health is concerned. Doing the research can only benefit you. Learning how to exercise properly is the best thing you can do for yourself. When you have a properly calculated exercise routine based solely on your research you will reap the benefits. This is especially true when you are not getting hung up about concerns and fears that are simply untrue and a diversion to reaching your goals.