Stories of drowned swimmers saturate the news all too often. They remind us that we aren’t amphibious creatures, no matter how much we might believe we are. Virtually every body of water, excluding your average puddle (but who knows?), poses a potentially fatal threat to your land loving body. It’s a hard realization to accept. But these legs and arms of ours are much better suited for walking and running than they are for swimming. And our lungs… I won’t bother explaining further.