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Go to "A Shot of Adrenaline" and the sites under it's umbrella. One major way to increase pull up ability is to simply get the form right. Most people think it's all in the arms, but it's equally in the back. The articles will explain all of this way better than I possibly can. Check out Todd Kuslikis' stuff.
Doing 10 pullups is a lot different than doing 50 pullups. 10 pullups is a feat of strength, while 50 is more about endurance. It's quite easy to build up to 10 chinups and you can do so in a couple months (the other answers have already answered how). If you want to do more than say 20-30 then you have to focus on losing weight, pushing to max reps every ...
No better way to get better at an exercise that doing that exercise. I would only advise using rubber bands as assistance or doing negatives if you can't do a single pull-up. Since you can do several, keep at it and you will get better.
I just completed my 3×10 sets last week. It took me no more than 3 weeks to achieve it, from not being able to do even 4 repetitions. How I did it: Before you start your workout session (every workout session, no matter if it's chest, shoulders or back day), have a good warm up and stretch your arms. Try to do as many pull ups as you can, rest for 45 ...
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