How much does the person weigh foremost and is this to build confidence or medical reasons. There is so much to know of this question before you can get a logical result. There are so many diets and workout programs that will help you to your goal. It's just what works for you. How many pounds is your weight goal. Remember this includes a lot of self discipline to lose the weight. So a determined individual who does 3 strenuos workouts and 2-3 low cardio workouts a week and a disiplined diet may lose up too seventy pounds or more.