Originally Posted by jet
Pun just keep doing them. When I started I used to do sets of 8 then it became 10, then 12. Soon I was doing 4 sets of 15 then that became 18. Goal was 20 after that then became 4 sets of 22. Now it's 4 sets of 25 at the bare minimum. On a good day I can do 4 sets of 30 but I'm no longer trying to increase. My one set max is probably around 40 or so, underhand I did 50 about three weeks ago. I'm pretty much the pullup king at my gym nobody can touch me but there are some guys who are decent. I do them as a warm up every time I'm in the gym which is about 4x a week, but I haven't been in 8 days due to my NYC trip and being too lazy to go past couple of days.
Are those deadhangs? If so, more power to you. The only people I know who can do those types of numbers that are semi-pro climbers. I max out at 20, but then it'd be excruciating to get to 100 after that, so I don't go past 13 per set. Well, 15 on some brave days (not today, I am just getting ready to go to the gym, and feel tired already.) I expect that my max would go up if I lost 10 lbs of fat, and kept up my routines, but to hit 30, much less 4x30, I'm not sure that would be a realistic goal for me.
Muscle ups are interesting. I can do one, mainly because one of my best friends as a kid was a very good gymnast, and they do them routinely - and he showed me. However, I suspect that most dudes are doing them incorrectly, and probably using their muscles in an inefficient manner.