WATCH: Wyoming Valley West Poloists Eating like Olympians for Success

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A Pennsylvania high school water polo team hopped in the pool amped from watching the abundance of Olympic water polo in the middle of August. The messages they took from the competition weren’t merely technical or tactical, but nutritional.

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Wyoming Valley West Boys’ and Girls’ Water Polo teams worked hard in the pool Tuesday morning as their high school season nears… They’ve also taken note of many Olympians’ eating habits before competition. Endurance sports like water polo and swimming are often fueled with up to 8,000 or more calories in a single day.

WBRE TV visited practice for this feature.