A user revealed on TikTok the technique used by the military to fall asleep in just two minutes
A user of TikTok made known on the social network a military technique to fall asleep in a matter of minutes and went viral on the platform. justin agustin He defines himself in his account as a trainer for amateurs and shares different videos of routines and tips for those who are just starting out in that world.
In this context, it gained relevance with a content where reveals a technique used in the Army that can be useful not only to those who train, but to anyone who has trouble sleeping. “There is a proven military technique to fall asleep in exactly two minutes after closing my eyes”, the coach begins by explaining in the video.
And adds that the method was developed so that soldiers could sleep and have the necessary hours of sleep in any environment, even on the battlefield. Specifically, airplane pilots were thought of when creating this step by step.
The enumeration indicates that each part of the body must be slowly relaxed, from the head to the feet. “Start by relaxing your forehead muscles. Relax your eyes, your cheeks, your jaw and focus on your breath. Now go down to your neck and shoulders.”, describe the tiktoker for the first step.
Then, going down to the neck and shoulders, Justin stresses the importance of them not being tense. Once this is achieved, arms and hands are placed stretched out to the side of the body. In the same way, he continues with the rest: “Imagine this warm sensation that goes from your head to the tips of your fingers. Take a deep breath and exhale slowly, relaxing the chest, stomach, up to the thighs, knees, legs and feet”.
While this process is being carried out, the mental aspect must also be taken into account, in which the person has to free your head from any stress. To do this, the tiktoker recommends “think of two scenarios”. “One: you are lying in a canoe on a calm lake with nothing but a clear blue sky above you. Two: you’re lying in a black velvet hammock inside a dark room”, describes the coach.
From the visualization of these two situations and the total relaxation of the body, the person should be able to fall asleep easily. In case the mind is slipping and drifting back to stressful topics or any distractions, there is also an answer. Justin advises repeating the words “don’t think” for ten seconds. Of course the technique takes practice to completely dominate it.
According to him influence, you should exercise every night for six weeks to be able to do it easily. “96% of people who master this technique can fall asleep within two minutes of closing their eyes”, assures in the last seconds of the video.
In the comments of the publication, there were very mixed reactions from users. Although some expressed distrust of this new technique, many assumed that they did indeed manage to fall asleep quickly with this method, and one of them even claimed that his psychology professor had previously taught it to him.