The confetti party has to end sometime, right? Today鈥檚 commute is the first of the new year, and we鈥檙e definitely (not) on top of our resolutions and goals. While the NYE parties may be over and we鈥檝e put our sparkly dresses back in the closet, the fun doesn鈥檛 have to end. We鈥檙e kicking off this year with some dance-worthy music, an ab routine or two, plus some eye candy. Scroll on for all the essentials you need for your commute this week!

Taylor Swift Mashup

1. Taylor Swift Mashup: 1989 came out a few months ago, but we鈥檙e still obsessed (and so is Taylor). Listen to this amazing mashup of 鈥淏lank Space鈥 and 鈥淪tyle鈥 by these crazy talented YouTubers.

Blogilates 30 Day Abs

2. 30-Day Flat Abs Challenge: It鈥檚 definitely too soon to call it quits on your new workout plan, no matter how tempting curling up on the couch is. Here to help is POP Pilates founder Cassey Ho (aka Blogilates). She鈥檚 got a 30-Day Flat Abs Challenge that will leave your core chiseled and your body bangin鈥.


3. Daily Riggins: We still haven鈥檛 accepted that Friday Night Lights is really, truly over. If you鈥檝e been missing a little Tim Riggins action in your life (let鈥檚 be real, who hasn鈥檛?), then you鈥檒l love this Instagram. Texas forever, y鈥檃ll. (via @dailyriggins)

Healthy Meal Plans

4. Weekly Healthy Menu Plans: Eating clean and healthy is a resolution for many this year, and this blog makes it easier than ever. Scope out their 120+ weekly plans of healthy meals, or just start with week one.


5. Longform: Looking for an app that captures news you actually want to read? Longform offers a daily selection of articles based on your interests and allows you to follow your favorite writers and media sites. (Free on iOS)

What essentials will you download for your commute this week? Let us know in the comments below!