Explanation of the 5x5 Method?

I’ve heard alot of good things about and I’d like to understand what is it exactly about.
Thanks in advance guys!

Dan John just wrote an excellent article about the 5x5 method and its variations not too long ago. Here’s the link:


See also the recent thread in the Strength Sports Forum called: Westside or 5X5 (in particular posts by Disc Hoss).

Thank you my brothers.